Congratulations to clinical program doctoral student, Maya Cook whose first-authored poster, "Father Involvement and Depressive Symptoms in a Diverse, Low-Income Sample of Unmarried Mothers" has been awarded a prize by APA Division 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice)! This award comes with a small cash prize as well as recognition during the awards ceremony at the APA Virtual Convention this week. Co-authors were undergraduate student Sean Duane, recent B.A. psych graduate Lindsey Siff, grad student Barunie Kim, and faculty member Dr. Christina Gee. Congratulations to all!
Please join us in congratulating Ben Turley and Sam Gritz, undergraduates in Neuroscience/Psychology and Brain Sciences (Advised by Dr. Tonya Dodge, faculty in Applied Social Psychology) for winning second prize for the Nashman Prize for Community Based Participatory Research! The title of their research project was, "Investigating D.C. Opioid Use Disorder Demographics and Co-Occurrences in Inpatient and Outpatient Electronic Health Records". In this project, the researchers partnered with D.C. medical providers and opioid care organizations in order to share resources and develop a comprehensive model of the urban opioid use disorder population. Congratulations! To see all the awardees: https://blogs.gwu.edu/…/winners-announced-for-the-2020-nas…/
Congrats to Clinical Ph.D. program alum, Dr. Devin English, who has received the American Psychological Association's Emerging Leader Award “for his innovative research on racial discrimination and health inequities, and commitment to addressing the effect intersectional stigma has on the psychological well-being of communities most impacted by HIV.” He will be presented with this award at APA's Annual Meeting this summer. Congrats on this well-deserved honor, Devin!