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Doctoral Student, Leslie Gaynor, wins Robert Levitt Award

Leslie Gaynor presented the winning talk at the Institute for Living in Retirement’s Robert Levitt Awards for Student Research on Aging competition on March 15, 2019. The title of her talk was, “Identifying Cognitive Predictors of Amyloid Positivity via Comparisons of Amyloid Positive Mild Cognitive Impairment and Healthy Aging”.

Doctoral Student, Andrea Brockmann, wins Top Student Abstract Award

First-year CHP Doctoral sstudent, Andrea Brockmann, MA, has won the Top Student Abstract Award from the Obesity and Eating Disorder Special Interest Group at the Society of Behavioral Medicine annual meeting. She also presented this work in an oral/paper presentation entitled “Is it really a two-way street? Bidirectional…

Doctoral Student, Leslie Gaynor, Awarded CTSI Research Pilot Award

Leslie Gaynor, MS, has been awarded a Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Research Pilot Award to support her dissertation research. Leslie’s research proposal, Network connectivity signatures of cognitive aging: using the functional connectome to create a translational bridge, will comprise the preclinical arm of her dissertation research project.

Initial Findings of the Concussion Biomarkers Assessed in Collegiate Student-Athletes (BASICS) Project Now Published

Neuropsychology students and faculty from the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, along with collaborators from Neurology, Community Health and Family Medicine, the University Athletic Association, and Banyan Biomarkers, Inc., recently published the Concussion Biomarkers Assessed in Collegiate-Student Athletes (BASICS) paper series.  This 3-part series appears online in Neurology, the official journal of…

2018 Fall Student Research Symposium

On November 9th, the Department’s second year students presented their Masters Research to the CHP community. Presenter Faculty Mentor Presentation Title Gabriel Cartagena Deidre B. Pereira, PhD, ABPP Understanding the relationships among racial/ethnic minority status, socioeconomic status, mood/anxiety, and cytokines in women undergoing surgery for suspected gynecologic cancer Brittany…