Recent Achievements for Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology
Dr. Celia Fisher received a $244,623 award from the Greenwall Foundation for a grant entitled: Who should be treated? The ethical challenges of administering opioid agonist treatment (OAT) for people who inject drugs during COVID-19. Dr. Fisher will conduct the study in Puerto Rico with her Co-PI Dr. Roberto Abadie, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
First-year ADP student Daniel Alonso (Mentor, Dr. Selin Gülgöz) was selected as a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awardee for his project, "Concealment, Preferred Identification, and Collective Action Among Transgender Adults.
Dr. Tiffany Yip, quoted in The New York Times (March 19, 2021), highlights the importance of parents talking with their children about race and racism.
Dr. Li Niu, ADP Alumni 2020, and current Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was selected as a 2021 NIH OBSSR Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Paper Competition awardee for her paper, “Profiles of childhood maltreatment: Associations with sexual risk behavior during adolescence in a sample of racial/ethnic minority girls.”
Niu, L., Brown, J. L., Hoyt, L. T., Salandy, A., Nucci-Sack, A., Shankar, V., Burk, D. R., Schlecht, N. F., & Diaz, A. D. (2021). Profiles of childhood maltreatment: Associations with sexual risk behavior during adolescence in a sample of racial/ethnic minority girls. Child Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13498
Christina Rucinski recently published a blog post, that was featured on Dr. Tiffany Yip's blog series for Psychology Today, based on her successfully defended dissertation.
Dr. Lindsay Till Hoyt and her colleague Dr. Rona Carter (University of Michigan) reflect on their recent experiences meeting, writing, and collaborating to explore new directions in puberty research in this blog post.
Deborah Layman is a winner of 2019's APS Student Grant Competition to help support her masters thesis on "Developmental strengths and vulnerabilities on mental health status and life satisfaction among young adults with a history of adolescent inpatient psychiatric hospitalization."
Dr. Tiffany Yip was awarded the status of an APS Fellow, who are chosen for making sustained outstanding contributions to psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, or application.