Four doctoral trainees win recognition from APA

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology is grateful for the many talented trainees who choose to spend time in our Department. We have received notification that four of our exceptional student colleagues have received recognition from the American Psychological Association for their research. Congratulations to all of our winners!

Andrea Fidler

Andrea Fidler (mentor: David Fedele) has won the Student Research Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54 of the American Psychological Association), for her project entitled Meta-Analysis of Adherence Promotion Interventions in Pediatric Asthma.



The APA Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. Each Psychology program is permitted to submit up to three nominees for this award. This year, for the first time, all three of our nominees received $1000 prizes for their research (representing about 10% of all prizes given this year). Winners included:


Catherine Dion (mentor: Catherine Price), “Contributions of vascular burden, peripheral inflammation and depth of anesthesia on the perioperative cognitive trajectory of older adults receiving total knee arthropasty surgery with general anesthesia”/td>

Cat Dion

Cheshire Hardcastle
Cheshire Hardcastle
Cheshire Hardcastle (mentor: Adam Woods), “Association of speed of processing performance and training with higher-order resting state networks in older adults”
Erin Moorman (mentor: David Janicke), “A longitudinal evaluation of factors contributing to sleep quality and fatigue in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease”

Erin Moorman
Erin Moorman