Clinical Graduate Students

 

M.P.H., (2011), University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S., (2009), University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research Lab: Health Psychology Research Lab and Nelson Lab
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Hamilton and Dr. Eve-Lynn Nelson
Research Interests: Chronic illnesses (cancer), health-related behaviors (sleep), underserved community (rural/minority) health, emotional adjustment, and social support/coping. 

B.A. (2014) Northern Illinois University

Research Lab: Health Psychology Research Lab
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Hamilton
Research Interests: Disordered sleep, problematic eating behaviors, emotion regulation and temperament, exercise and stress    

B.S. (2011) University of North Dakota

Research Lab: Center for Advancement of Research on Eating Behaviors
Advisor: Dr. Kelsie Forbush
Research Interests: Obesity; diagnosis, classification, and assessment of eating and weight disorders

 

B.S. (2013) California Lutheran University

Research Lab: Health and Cognition in Aging
Advisor: Dr. Amber Watts
Research Interests: Aging, Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline and dementia prevention strategies, and health behaviors in older adult populations.

B. A. in Psychology (2015) University of Texas

Research Lab: Center for Advancement of Research on Eating Behaviors
Advisor: Dr. Kelsie Forbush
Research Interests: Eating disorder classification and diagnosis; eating behavior differences across race and gender; quantitative psychology

M.A. (2014), University of Kansas, B.A. (2010), Emory University

Research Lab: Forbush CARE Lab & Ingram Lab
Advisors: Kelsie Forbush, Ph.D. & Rick Ingram, Ph.D.
Research Interests: cognitive and neuropsychological risk and maintenance factors of eating and mood disorders; emotion regulation; child and adolescent psychology; quantitative psychology

B.A. (2011) Grinnell College

Research Lab: Health Psychology Research Lab
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Hamilton
Research Interests: Health psychology, etiology and maintenance of insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, health behaviors and beliefs related to sleep.

B.A. (2015) University of Kansas

Research Lab: Ingram Lab
Advisor: Dr. Rick Ingram
Research Interests: Risk and maintenance factors for depression; various treatments of depression; comorbidity of anxiety and mood disorders with depression; mindset and intentionality's reduction of depressive symptoms

B.A. (2009) Kenyon College

Research Lab: Neuropsychology and Aging Laboratory
Advisor: Dr. David Johnson
Research Interests: Neuropsychology; affect, cognition, and aging; geriatric health psychology; relationship between health risk disclosure and psychological/behavioral change

M.A. (2014) Boston University, B.A. (2010) Boston University

Research Lab: Baker lab
Advisor: Dr. Tamara Baker
Research Interests: chronic illness; chronic disease management; pain management; health psychology; aging; barriers to successful aging

M.A. (2014) Towson University, B.A. (2010) Johns Hopkins University

Research Lab: Muehlenhard Lab
Advisor: Dr. Charlene Muehlenhard
Research Interests:  Human sexuality, sexual violence prevention, sexual disorders, risk and protective factors, sexual minority identity and experience, mixed method design.

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California

Research Lab: TLC Lab
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Ilardi
Research Interests: Mood disorders, with a current focus on the relationship between exercise intensity and depression. 

B.S. in Psychology with minor in Biology, Washington State University

Research Lab: TLC Lab
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Ilardi
Research Interests: The mechanisms underlying mood and sleep disorders, with emphasis on interactions between the microbiome and the brain.

B.A. (2009) San Francisco State University

Research Lab: Clinical Neuropsychology and Aging Laboratory
Advisor: Dr. David Johnson
Research Interests: How higher level brain functions, like cognitive control/executive function, can be influenced and perturbed by pathology, normal aging, and one’s external environment.

M.A. in Psychology (2008), San Diego State University, B.A. in Psychology (2004), Universidad Centroamericana (El Salvador)

Research Lab: Clinical Neuropsychology and Aging Lab
Advisor: Dr. David Johnson
Research Interest: Neuropsychology and gerontology; health psychology and aging; relationship between cognitive decline and stress; and prevention programs for cognitive decline in older adults.

B.B.A. Psychology & Marketing (2012) University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Lab: TLC Lab
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Ilardi
Research Interests: My current research interests concern the relationship between mind wandering and affective dynamics. 

 


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