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Consortium Student Achievements

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2017-18 Academic Year

GRANTS AND RESEARCH

Audrey Gill Johnson (Class of 2018)

Committee for the Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Diversity (CARED) Grant, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), Jan 2017

Meredith Van Tine (Class of 2017)

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence (DV/IPV) Challenge: VA Healthcare System Implementation Proposal for IPV Screening and Intervention, March 2017

Elizabeth Goodman (Class of 2016)

Varela Research grant, The Mind and Life Institute, March 2012

APPOINTMENTS AND HONORS

Timothy Avery (Class of 2017)

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, January 2017

Jennifer Bielenberg (Class of 2018)

Excellence in Research Award, Jared and Mae Tinklenberg, Palo Alto University, May 2016.

Samantha Buchman (Class of 2017)

Mrs. Burnett Love Award for Excellence in Teaching, Palo Alto University, June 2015.

New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Hospital Post-Doctoral Fellowship, September 2017.

Mai Manchanda (Class of 2017)

2017 National Psychologist Trainee Register Credentialing Scholarship, National Register of Health Service Psychologists, May 2017.

Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Residency, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose, March 2017.

Dissertation Grant Award, PGSP/Palo Alto University Campus Research Board, May 2016.

Miram Rowan (Class of 2017)

Beckwitt-Hughey Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Adolescent Clinical Psychology, McLean Hospital, Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Lizette Aguirre-Giron (Class of 2018)

Palo Alto VA Post-Doctoral fellowship with emphasis in psychosocial rehabilitation, Palo Alto VA

Amanda Hilberg (Class of 2019)

Military Suicide Research Consortium Pre-Conference Research Training Travel Award, April 2017

Pardis Khosravi (Class of 2018)

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Graduate Intern Stipend Awarded, November 2016

Dustin Kieschnick (Class of 2019)

PAU Award for Research Excellence, May 2017

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTIONS, AND EXHIBITIONS

Nishita Agarwal (Class of 2018)

Agarwal, N., Fox, M., Perry, J., Mousavi, Z., Khosravi, P., & Cosgrove, V.E. (2016, September). Parent- and adolescent-perceived criticism and emotion regulation in adolescents with symptoms of depression. Poster presented at the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (NCCCAP), Lawrence, KS.

Agarwal, N., & Cosgrove, V. (2016, October). Parental criticism and emotion regulation in adolescents with symptom of depression. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 50th Annual Convention, Parenting and Families Special Interest Group, New York, NY.

Lizette Aguirre-Giron (Class of 2018)

Aguirre-Giron, L. and Hardy, K. (2017, March). Training Caregivers in CBT for Psychosis: Opportunities, Challenges and Implications for Dissemination. Poster presented at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, San Diego, CA.

Jennifer Bielenberg (Class of 2018)

Haug, N.A., Bielenberg, J., Linder, S., & Lembke, A. (2016). Assessment of provider attitudes toward naloxone (Narcan) on Twitter. Substance Abuse, 37, 35-41. DOI: 10.1080/08897077.2015.1129390

Bielenberg, J., Haug, N.A., & Lembke, A. (2017, March). A systematic review of stigma among addiction treatment providers.  Poster presented at the APA Division 50 Society of Addiction Psychology Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction 5th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Haug, N. A., Linder, S., & Lembke, A. (2015, March). Assessment of provider attitudes toward naloxone (Narcan) on Twitter. Poster presented at APA Division 50 Society of Addiction Psychology Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction 3rd Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Robin Brody (Class of 2020)

Borelli, J. L., Burkhart, M. L., Rasmussen, H. F., Brody, R. and Sbarra, D. A. (2017), Secure base scripts explain the association between parents’ attachment avoidance and emotion-related constructs in parents of young children. Infant Ment. Health J., 38: 210–225. doi:10.1002/imhj.21632

Burkhart, M. L., Borelli, J. L., Rasmussen, H. F., Brody, R., & Sbarra, D. A. (2017). Parental mentalizing as an indirect link between attachment anxiety and parenting satisfaction. Journal Of Family Psychology: JFP: Journal Of The Division Of Family Psychology Of The American Psychological Association (Division 43), 31(2), 203-213. doi:10.1037/fam0000270

Edwards, C. J., Beutler, L. E., Goldblum, P., Haug, N., Miller, K., & Brody, R., (2017, March) Clinical utility of the Minority Stress Scale (see STS/Innerlife) among gender and sexual minority identified patients. Poster session presented at the meeting of Evidence-Based Advances for Work with Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity: Bridging Theory and Practice, San Jose, CA.

Edwards, C. J., Beutler, L. E., Goldblum, P., Haug, N., Miller, K., & Brody, R., (2017, August) Clinical utility of the Minority Stress Scale among gender and sexual minority identified patients. Poster session presented at Division 44 of APA, Washington D.C.

Samantha Buchman (Class of 2017)

Buchman, S., Adler, S., Robinson, A., Osipov, L., Luce, K., & Safer, D. (October, 2016). Examining How Well Evidence-Based Treatments for Eating Disorders Translate Into a Real-World Clinical Setting. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). New York, NY.

Persephone Crittenden (Class of 2019)

Crittenden, P. A., Kieschnick, D., Unanue, I., Patel, S. G., Froming, K., Brown, L., & Froming, W. (2017, August). A qualitative approach to understanding and informing trauma healing in the Central African Republic. Poster accepted for Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Unanue, I., Crittenden, P. A., Kieschnick, D., Patel, S. G., Froming, K., Brown, L., & Froming, W. (2017, August). A liberation psychology perspective on mental health in post-colonial Central African Republic. Poster accepted for Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Erin Heinemeyer (Class of 2017)

Heinemeyer, E., Sudheimer, K., O’Hara, R., Blasey, C., & Schatzberg, A.F. (2015, May). The effects of symptom severity and cortisol on positive affect seeking in adults with major depressive disorder.  Poster presented at the Stanford University School of Medicine 5th Annual Neuroscience Forum, Stanford, CA.

Heinemeyer, E., Sudheimer, K., O’Hara, R., Blasey, C., & Schatzberg, A.F. (2015, October). Changes in positive affect seeking motivation associated with age, depression severity, emotional reactivity, and cortisol.  Poster presented at the XV Annual Meeting of the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology, Stanford, CA

Amanda Hilberg (Class of 2019)

Moskowitz, A.M., DeWitt, K.D., White, N.W., Bernert, R.A. (2017, April). The Interaction Effect of Anxiety Sensitivity on Trauma Symptoms and Suicide Severity in Veterans. Poster session presented at the American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Moskowitz, A.M., DeWitt, K., White, N.W., Murphy, L., Melia, R., Zhau, D., (2017, June). Nightmares and Emotion Regulation Deficits as Predictors of Risk for Suicidal Ideation and History of Self-Directed Violence Among Military Veterans.    Poster session to be presented at the SLEEP Conference in Boston, MA.

Natasha Gadinsky (Class of 2019)

Chu, J., Hoeflein, B.T.R., Goldblum, P., Bongar, B., Heyne, G.M., Gadinsky, N., & Skinta, M.D. (In press). Innovations in the Practice of Culturally Competent Suicide Risk Management. Practice Innovations.

Gadinsky, N., Margolis, E., Lee, E., Avery, T., Cohen, J., Lee, S., & Gore-Felton, C. (2015, August). Understanding Sleep Disturbance among Adults Living with HIV/AIDS: The Role of Psychological and Physical Factors. Poster presented under the Health Psychology Division at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Hoeflein, B., Chu, J., Bongar, B., Goldblum, P., Skinta, M., Gadinsky, N., & Heyne, G. (2016, March). A translational research effort demonstrating the impact of a cultural competency approach on suicide risk management practice: A case study. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Conference of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL

Emily Kaiser (Class of 2020)

Kaiser, E., Sherman, B., Wilkens, C., Foote, J., Haug, N. (2016, March). The Impact of Depressive Symptoms and Substance Use Severity on Treatment Outcome in an Integrated Care Setting. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the APA, Division 50 Society of Addiction Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Kendra, M., Kaiser, E., Haug, N., Lembke, A., Prochaska, J. (2016, October). Implementing a Comprehensive Smoking Cessation Service into a Hospital Setting: Barriers and Successes. Oral presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Dustin Kieschnick (Class of 2019)

Haug, N. A., Kieschnick, D., Sottile, J., Babson, K. A., Vandrey, R.,& Bonn-Miller, M. O. (2016). Training and practices of cannabis dispensary staff. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 1, 244251.

Kieschnick, D., Sottile, J., Brody, R., Babson, K., Bonn-Miller, M. O., & Haug, N. A. (March, 2016). An examination of the training and practices of cannabis dispensary staff. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-15, 2016.

Kieschnick, D., Jimenez, K., Scott, S., Sottile, J., Brody, R., Rothberg, R., Babson, K., Bonn-Miller, M. O., & Haug, N. A. (July, 2017). Identifying the scientific and clinical training practices of cannabis dispensaries. Poster presented at Research Society for Marijuana Conference, Ft. Collins, CO, July 28-30, 2017.

Sara Krasner (Class of 2020)

Krasner, S., Muquit, L.S., Bielenberg, J., Linder, S.H., & Haug, N.A. (2016, October).Dissemination of opioid overdose education, naloxone training and news on Twitter.  Poster presented at the annual Addiction Health Services Research Conference in Seattle, WA.

Morimoto, E., Krasner, S., Haug, N., Kaskutas, L., Lembke, A. (2016, June). Harm reduction social media intervention for heavy alcohol use. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism., New Orleans, Louisiana

Mai Manchanda (Class of 2017)

Manchanda, M. (2017). Make your preferences known: Everything you always wanted to know about advance directives but were afraid to ask. A New View, 22-25.

Katherine Robertson (Class of 2020)

Robertson, K., Brown, T., Purvis, C., Blasey, C., Oser, M., Jones Bell, M. (2017, April). Exploring the Impact of Concurrent Psychotherapy and Medication on the Effectiveness of a Mobile CBT App for Anxiety. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.

Brown, T., Robertson, K., Purvis, C., Oser, M., Jones Bell, M. (2017, April). Exploring the Impact of a Digital CBT Intervention for Generalized Anxiety on Users Presenting Symptoms of Health Anxiety. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.

Danny Ryu (Class of 2019)

Leslie, A., Ryu, D., & Habarth, J. (2017, August). Content Validity Analysis of a Healthcare Provider TGNC Competency Scale. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association Convention. Washington, D.C.

Curtin, A., Ryu, D. & Diamond, L. (2016). Coming Out with Compassion. In M. Skinta & A. Curtin (Eds.), Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Ryu, D. & Thompson, A. (2017). Students of Color. In L. Roberts (Ed.), University Student Mental Health: A Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Leaders Serving Higher Education. American Psychiatric Association Publishing.

Thompson, A. & Ryu, D. (2017). Mood Disorders, Depression, and Anxiety. In L. Roberts (Ed.), University Student Mental Health: A Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Leaders Serving Higher Education. American Psychiatric Association Publishing.

Skinta, M., Hoeflin, B. & Ryu, D. (2017) Mindfulness and Acceptance-based Approaches for LGBT Individuals. In Pachankis, J. & Safren, S. (Eds.), Handbook of Evidence-based Mental Health Practice with LGBT Clients. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.

Skinta, M. & Ryu, D. (2017, November). Contextual Behavioral Therapies for Gender and Sexual Minorities. 3-Hour workshop accepted to present at Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, 51st Annual Convention; San Diego, CA.

Lianne Salcido (Class of 2019)

Kurland, A., Salcido, L., Osipov, L., Fowler, N., Safer, D.L., Adler, S. (2016, November). The Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Bariatric Surgery: A Preliminary analysis of predictive value. Poster presented at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Salcido, L., Kurland, A., Osipov, L., Wakayama, L., Fowler, N., Safer D.L., Adler, S. (2017, June). Reliability and validity of the Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Bariatric Surgery. Poster to be presented at the 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Cydney Shindel (Class of 2017)

Dodd, S.M., Goyal, N., Ivan, I., Shindel, C.E., Wong, S. (2017, March). Utilizing Standards of Care to Promote Psychology Integration into Medical Teams: A Program Development Project to Meet the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer (ACS CoC) Cancer Program Standards. Poster to be presented at the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Detroit, M.I.

Shindel, C.E., Lane, G.W. & Noronha, D. (2014, August). Chronic Pain Management Group Treatment in a VA CLC: Replication Using a Function-Based Pain Measure. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Michelle Sullivan (Class of 2019)

Sullivan, M.S. (2017, June). Predicting Expectations of Monogamy among Couples in Long Term Relationships.  Poster session presented at the 2017 International Conference: Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology, Evanston, IL.

Meredith Van Tine (Class of 2017)

Van Tine, M. L., McNicholas, F., Safer, D. L., & Agras, W. S. (2017). Follow-up of selective eaters from childhood to adulthood. Eating Behaviors, 26, 61-65.

IN THE MEDIA

Natasha Gadinsky (Class of 2019)

Presented a talk at TEDx Coconut Grove in February 2014 called "Side by Side" about the importance of using respect, nonjudgment, and vulnerability to connect with those who are different from us. I spoke about this in the context of my work as a Care Coordinator for low-income HIV+ individuals in NYC.

Dustin Kieschnick (Class of 2019)

Co-founded a non-profit organization, Lodestone Trust, the goal of which is to provide setting in nature to heal through social support and PTSD stabilization/coping skills training for military Veterans suffering from trauma-related symptoms.

 
 
 

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