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Callie Dunn, M.S., Recipient of APA Directorate’s Dissertation Research Award

Callie Dunn, M.S., is a fourth-year graduate student in CHP. Her research and training is primarily focused in the area and of neuropsychology and is training under the mentorship of Dr. Russell Bauer.  The APA Dissertation Research Award, sponsored by the Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association, is…

Jenna Dietz, M.S., recipient of Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarship

Jenna Dietz, M.S., a current fifth year graduate student, specializing in clinical neuropsychology in the department of Clinical and Health Psychology, has been selected as a recipient of the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2012 Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarship. This APF program provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance…

Karlyn Vatthauer, B.S., awarded Abstract Meritorious Award

Karlyn Vatthauer received an Abstract Meritorious Award from the Sleep Research Society for her 1st year project entitled, “Sleep Predicts Resting Brain Activity in Fibromyalgia Participants with Insomnia”. Her abstract was accepted as an oral presentation, which she gave at the 2012 Associated Professional Sleep Societies Conference (SLEEP) this June…

CHP Students win Poster Awards at APA Convention

CHP students Bridget Armstrong, Page Klitzman, Danielle Graef, and Shana Schuman all won Division 54 poster awards at the recent APA Convention held in Orlando, FL. Bridget Armstrong won a Division 54 Poster Award for her poster entitled: “The differential effects of maternal versus peer encouragement to diet in youth.”…

Congratulations CHP Graduates!

Congratulations to the eleven CHP students who received their doctorate in Psychology at the Summer Commencement Ceremony held Friday, August 10, 2012.

Lizabeth Jordan, M.S., awarded Health Sciences Student Fellowship

Lizabeth Jordan, M.S.,  is a fifth-year doctoral student in CHP, studying Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychology. Lizabeth was awarded The Health Sciences Student Fellowship from the national Epilepsy Foundation to conduct her original research on the memory performance profiles of pediatric epilepsy patients.  The Epilepsy Foundation provides training grants and fellowships to…

Jenna Dietz, M.S., recipient of the Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award

Jenna Dietz, M.S.,  a current fifth year  graduate student, specializing in clinical neuropsychology in the department of CHP, was awarded the Division 20 Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research.  In 2007, as a tribute to Mr. Walter G. McMillen, who died with Parkinson’s disease, a joint award between…

Callie Tyner, M.S., Recipient of a 2012 Psi Chi Graduate Assistantship Research Grant

Callie Tyner is a fourth-year doctoral student in CHP, studying Clinical Neuropsychology. Callie was awarded a research grant from the prestigious society of Psi Chi to conduct her innovative dissertation research on applications of item response theory (IRT) aimed at improving measurement precision in neuropsychology.  Psi Chi is the International…

Jacob Jones, B.A., Recipient – 2012 APA Division 40 Student Research Award

Jacob Jones is currently in his second year of graduate school, in the neuropsychology tract within CHP. Jacob’s research submission to the 2012 meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA) was selected as the top rated student poster in “evidence-based neuropsychological practice”.  This award is made annually by Division 40…