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Doctoral Student, Adaixa Padron, wins 2019 UF Health Cancer Center Pre-doctoral Award

Adaixa Padron, MS (Mentor: Deidre B. Pereira, PhD, ABPP) has won the 2019 UF Health Cancer Center Pre-doctoral Award for her dissertation entitled Diurnal Variations in Salivary Concentrations of Pro-Tumorigenic Cytokines and Possible Effects of Psycho-Physiological Stress in Gynecologic Cancer Patients and Matched Healthy Controls. The award will…

Colloquium Series: Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Programs & TL1 Grant

January 10, 2020 – 12:00 -1:00 pm – HPNP G-103 Presented by Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D., Distinguish Teaching & Scholar Professor, Director, Clinical & Translational Science Predoctoral and TL1 Training Programs   This presentation will describe the academic programs in Clinical & Translational Science available to all UF graduate students,…

CHP Doctoral Student, Erin Ferguson, awarded dissertation grant

Erin Ferguson has been awarded a competitive Dissertation Aid Grant by the UF Center for Addiction Research and Education (CARE) to fund her dissertation project titled “Impact of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness on Demand for Alcohol and Marijuana among Co-Users”. The overall goal of this proposal is to advance knowledge…

Doctoral Student, Leslie Gaynor, receives APF/COGDOP Graduate Student Research Scholarship

Leslie Gaynor was recently awarded a 2019 American Psychological Foundation/Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (APF/COGDOP) Graduate Student Research Scholarship for her dissertation research project, titled Examining a Novel Cognitive Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Brain Biomarkers of Early Disease. Leslie is being awarded $2,000 in support of her dissertation research.

2019 Fall Student Research Symposium

On November 15th, the Department’s second year students presented their Masters Research to the CHP community.   Presenter Faculty Mentor Presentation Title Priscilla A. Amofa Sr., MA Glenn Smith, PhD, ABPP/CN Shellie-Anne Levy, PhD Functional Ability is Associated with Higher Adherence to Behavioral Interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment…