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CHP students receive abstract awards at SBM Annual Meeting

CHP students Kristen Medina, Samantha Minski, and Danielle Lespinasse are to receive the Society of Behavioral Medicine Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG Best Graduate Student Research Abstract Awards at the 34th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine held in San Francisco, CA on March 21,…

Nicole Ennis Whitehead, Ph.D., Columbia University HISTP Fellow

Nicole Ennis Whitehead, Ph.D., is one of four junior faculty members chosen from a nationwide search to be a Columbia University HIV Intervention Science Training Program fellow. HISTP is an NIMH-funded two-year multidisciplinary training program that seeks to develop and facilitate the growth of scientist from underrepresented groups conducting HIV-related…

Kelsey Thomas, M.S., recipient of the Leighton E. Cluff Aging Research Award

Kelsey Thomas, M.S., is a third-year graduate student in CHP.  Her research and training is primarily focused in the area of neuropsychology and is training under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Marsiske.  Kelsey is one of this year’s graduate student winners of the Leighton E. Cluff Aging Research Award.  The…

Staff Superior Accomplishment Awards

CHP staff members Kimberly Foli and Vera Hemphill, others, have been named UF Superior Accomplishment Award winners in the Health Science Center division.

Aliyah Snyder, B.S.; Finding a Silver Lining

Concussions ended Aliyah Snyder’s dream of competing in the Olympics. Now this Ph.D. student in Clinical and Health Psychology is working to develop sports concussion assessment tools and raise community awareness.

Fear factor: Study shows brain’s response to scary stimuli

Driving through his hometown, a war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder may see roadside debris and feel afraid, believing it to be a bomb. He’s ignoring his safe, familiar surroundings and only focusing on the debris; yet, when it comes to the visual cortex, a recent study at the University of Florida suggests this is completely normal.

Ronald H. Rozensky, Ph.D., ABPP, to receive ABPP Distinguished Service to Professional Psychology Award

Ronald Rozensky, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor in CHP, has been awarded the American Board of Professional Psychology’s (ABPP) 2013 Distinguished Service to Professional Psychology Award.  This award recognizes Dr. Rozensky’s career long support of specialization in professional psychology, his multi-year chaipersonship of the APA Commission on teh Recognition of Specialties and…

Jason Gravano, M.S., Recipient of CTSI Research Grant

Jason Gravano is a third year graduate student in CHP, studying neuropsychology under the mentorship of Dr. William Perlstein.  Jason was awarded a research grant from the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, for his pilot project proposal entitled, “An Investigation of Structural Connectivity in PTSD, mTBI,…