PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS WIN AWARDS
Congratulations to Lauren Buscher, an undergraduate psychology student, and her research mentor, Jared Bruce. Lauren’s poster was selected for The Dr. Ted Blau Student Poster Award at this year’s National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference. The title of the poster was “The relationship between self-reported cognitive difficulties and medication adherence in multiple sclerosis”.
Congratulations also to David Martinez, a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology. David recently received a highly competitive NIMH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to fund his dissertation work. This $100,000 award will provide funding to support David as he completes his project “HIV Stigma Reduction and Screening in the Hispanic/Latino Church Setting.” Faculty members Kathy Goggin and Jannette Berkley-Patton will serve as David’s research mentors.