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Trainee Spotlight – March 2017

Introducing our Trainee Spotlight for March 2017, Mandy Owens! Student: Mandy Owens Mentor: Dr. Emily C. Williams VA Puget Sound Health Care System In 2016, I received my PhD from the University of New Mexico where I was mentored by Dr. Barbara McCrady. … Continue reading

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Trainee Spotlight – February 2017

Introducing our Trainee Spotlight for February 2017, Heather Krieger! Student: Heather Krieger Mentor: Dr. Clayton Neighbors University of Houston Heather’s research interests in the field of addictive behaviors include the impact of social interactions and contexts on alcohol consumption and consequences. She is … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – October 2016

Introducing our Student of the Month for October 2016, Stephanie Takamatsu! Student: Stephanie Takamatsu Mentor: Dr. Matthew Martens University of Missouri-Columbia I received my M.A. in counseling psychology and am currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri, Columbia. My … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – September 2016

Introducing our Student of the Month for September 2016, Kayla Skinner! Student: Kayla Skinner Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Veilleux The University of Arkansas   Broadly, my research involves the identification of affective and social cognitive factors that contribute to overeating and other health-risk behaviors, with … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – August 2016

Introducing our Student of the Month for August 2016, Sam Peter! Student: Sam Peter Mentor: Drs. James P. Whelan & Andrew W. Meyers The University of Memphis Sam recently completed his first year in the University of Memphis’ Clinical Psychology graduate … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – July 2016

Introducing our Student of the Month for July 2016, Corey Roos! Student: Corey Roos Mentor: Dr. Katie Witkiewitz (nominated by Dr. Matthew Pearson) The University of New Mexico Corey Roos is currently a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – June 2016

We are excited to introduce our Student of the Month for June 2016, Tony Ecker! Student: Tony Ecker Mentor: Dr. Julia Buckner Louisiana State University Tony’s research has the aim of better understanding co-occurring substance use and anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders and substance … Continue reading

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We are excited to introduce our Student of the Month for May 2016, Renee Cloutier! Student: Renee Cloutier Mentor: Dr. Heidemarie Blumenthal University of North Texas Thank you for selecting me as the Addictive Behaviors Special Interest Group Student of the Month for … Continue reading

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Student of the Month – April 2016

Hi all! Welcome to the SIG-AB blog. We are excited to introduce our Student of the Month for April 2016!             Student: Chelsie Young Mentor: Dr. Clayton Neighbors University of Houston Summary of Research: I … Continue reading

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