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How to be an Ally to our AAPI Friends

Please join the E&A committee on Friday, April 23rd at 12:00pm to further discuss how to be a better ally to our friends who identify as Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) via Zoom. https://ufl.zoom.us/my/loriwaxenberg…

Congratulations to David Marra, Ph.D., and Adrianna Ratajska, M.S.

Their respective publications were selected as the first place and the runner-up winners in the sixth annual TCN/AACN Student Project competition. The journal, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, received over 40 submissions from graduate students and post-docs. From these, 12 manuscripts were accepted for publication and subsequently rated by reviewers from the…

PeCAN Seminar Presents Dr. Sharon Inouye

March 31st from 1pm to 2pm, please welcome Dr. Sharon Inouye a professor from Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Medicine, & Director of Aging Brain Center, Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, who will be to speaking with us virtually about Delirium in Older Adults: Inter-Relationship with Dementia.  Dr. Inouye is an internationally recognized leader in geriatric…

Doctoral Student, Erin Ferguson, receives NIH Fellowship

Erin Ferguson, MS has received funding for an NIH F31 Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship Diversity award for her dissertation research entitled “Impact of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness on Demand for Alcohol and Marijuana among Co-Users.” Funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the overall goal of…

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience: The Role of Parenting

Please join Dr. Justin Parent on Monday, March 1st at 1:00 pm for his faculty candidate seminar. Dr. Parent’s program of research is centered around asking fundamental questions about the mechanisms through which families influence child adaptive and maladaptive development with the goal of optimizing intervention and prevention outcomes.

Navigating Difficult Conversations in Academic, Clinical, and Research Spaces

Please join the E&A Committee on Friday the 26th at 12:00 pm to discuss how to navigate difficult conversations with patients, research participants, and/or classmates. These conversations might involve microaggressions or difficult discussions of race, politics, or other sensitive topics. There will be the option of joining one of three…

Superior Accomplishment Awards program honors 3 CHP employees

Eleven College of Public Health and Health Professions employees have been named UF Superior Accomplishment award winners in the Health Science Center division. Three of the eleven are from our Clinical and Health Psychology department! They will be honored at an upcoming virtual event. The award program…

Identifying Factors that Influence the Developmental Trajectory of Maltreated Children within a Developmental Psychopathology Framework

Please join Dr. Michelle Desir on Tuesday, February 23rd at 1:00 pm for her faculty candidate seminar. Dr. Desir is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center within the Department of Pediatrics, she has a background in Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Developmental Psychopathology with…

Doctoral Student, Francesca Lopez, receives Dissertation Award from APA SCN/EAC

Francesca Lopez, M.S., has been named one of the 2020-2021 recipients of the APA Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN) Education Advisory Committee (EAC) Dissertation Award for her project entitled “Cognitive Correlates of Mitochondrial Function in Older Adults.” The Dissertation Award provides $1250 for direct research costs and to present her…