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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…

Thomas R. Kerkhoff, PhD, ABPP, APA 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Thomas Kerkhoff, Clinical Professor in CHP, will be presented the American Psychological Association, Division 22 Rehabilitation Psychology, 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award on August 3, 2012 at the APA National Convention, in Orlando, FL. This annual award is conferred upon the individual who is judged to have made distinguished contributions…

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…

David Janicke, PhD., receives NIH funding on two year obesity study

Dr. Janicke, an Associate Professor in CHP, is the Primary Investigator on a newly funded randomized controlled trial by NIH. The Community-based Healthy-lifestyle Intervention for Rural Preschoolers (The CHIRP Study) is two-year R21 designed to evaluate the impacts of a behavioral family lifestyle intervention delivered through USDA Cooperative Extension Service…

Krestin Radonovich, PhD. UF Creative Campus Scholar-in-Residence Awardee

      Dr. Radonovich,  affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor in CHP,  has been awarded the University of Florida Creative Campus Scholar-in Residence award.  This award will provide her with financial support to develop collaborations with the Center for Arts in Medicine and the School for Theatre & Dance in order to…

Michael Marsiske, Ph.D. 2012-2014 Recipient UFRF Professorship Award

Michael Marsiske, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology, has been selected to receive the 2012-2014 University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship award.  These three-year professorships were created by UFRF to recognize the faculty who have established a distinguished record of research and scholarship and to facilitate continued distinction in…

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…