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PINky and the Brains-1st Place

CHP Quality of Life Events (QLE) are back! On April 16th, “This talented crew merged their skills and activated various cortical regions to take home first place.  They were led by Dr. Aliyah (Olympian) Snyder and Dr. Kristin Snyder who were 1st and 2nd Highest Female Bowlers, respectively.  Showing that…

Dr. Duane Dede, recipient of the Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Duane Dede who has been selected as the recipient of the Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award for 2021-2022. Dr. Dede was nominated by a graduate student for this award based on his tireless efforts in supporting students, leading our department HEARD committee, and promoting…

Graduate Student Appreciation Lunch 2022

As a small “Thank You” to our awesome Graduate Students, CHP hosted an appreciation lunch on April 1, 2022. From the Chair, David Janicke, “It was great to see so many of you at the graduate student appreciation luncheon today.  Thank you to the graduate students, and all our awesome…

Dr. Jeff Boissoneault receives Early Career Investigator Award

Congratulations to CHP’s Jeff Boissoneault, Ph.D., one of two recipients of this year’s Research Society on Alcoholism Early Career Investigator Award! This award is given to individuals who have demonstrated themselves to be a motivated thinker and a leader at a young stage in their academic career. The…

Dr. David Fedele receives Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award

CHP’s David Fedele, Ph.D., ABPP, is one of only 5 recipients of the Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. This award recognizes excellence, innovation, and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral students at the University of Flori…

Dr. Deidra Pereira elected to Fellowship in SBM

Congratulations to Deidra Periera, Ph.D., ABPP, on being elected to Fellowship in the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM). Dr. Pereira will be honored on Thursday, April 7 at 4 p.m. ET, during the Presidential Keynote and Awards Ceremony in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Pereira is the Associate Chair for Postgraduate…

Taylor Swanson selected to represent SCP

Taylor N. Swanson, B.A., was recently selected to be the next campus representative of the Society of Clinical Psychology (SCP; Division 12) of the American Psychological Society. The mission of SCP is to represent the field of Clinical Psychology through encouragement and support of the integration of clinical…

GPU Hackathon helps accelerate brain research

In January 2022, CHP’s researchers Dr. Adam Woods and Dr. Aprinda Indahlastari  participated in Georgia Tech’s GPU Hackathon seeking to optimize computational brain science applications, while teaming up with UF’s Artificial Intelligence Initiative partners at NVIDIA and OpenACC. “During the hackathon, the UF-NVIDIA team worked…

Drs. Cohen and Porges Featured in UFHealth’s Newsroom

CHP’s Ronald Cohen and Eric Porges are highlighted in a recent post by UFHealth’s Newsroom. Thanks to a project grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, UF researchers will evaluate three promising interventions aimed at improving cognitive function among people with HIV who consume hazardous…

Jeremy Grant Awarded Research Grant from Florida Department of Health

Congratulations to Intern Jeremy Grant! Jeremy Grant, M.Sc., M.A., was awarded $100,000 research grant from the Florida Department of Health’s Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program that will partially fund a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at UF. The title of the research project is “Novel…