Clinical Health 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. 

M.S., Health Psychology, September 2012, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA , B.A., Cognitive Science, May 2007, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Research Lab: Atchley Lab
Advisor: Dr. Ruth Ann Atchley
Research Interests: Presently engaged in translation research investigating and developing neuropsychological profiles of mood disorders and negative affect (depression, anxiety, and stress). I also am involved in research pertaining LGBT mental health, and prevention of, and coping with, HIV/AIDS. Clinically, I am interested in the use of mindfulness practice as it pertains to both CBT and psychodynamic therapies for the treatment of many disorders, including depression and anxiety. However, I see a number of clients for diverse reasons.

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    

M.A. (2015) University of Kansas, B.S. (2011) University of Tulsa

Research Lab: Behavioral Pediatrics Laboratory
Advisor: Dr. Michael Rapoff
Research Interests: Both my research and clinical interests are in the area of pediatric psychology. Specific areas of interest include adherence to medical regimens, pediatric chronic pain, pain management, and adjustment to chronic pediatric conditions.

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. (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), University of Kansas, B.A. (2009), University of California, San Diego

Research Lab: Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition
Advisor: Dr. Ann Davis and Dr. Cary Savage
Research Interests: Obesity, Depression, Integrated Primary Care, Interprofessional Education

M.A. (2014) University of Kansas, B.S. & B.A. (2011) Drake University

Research Lab: Denney Lab
Advisor: Dr. Doug Denney
Research Interests: Clinical neuropsychological assessment and psychosocial outcomes in adult and pediatric neurological patient populations.


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