SMU Department of Psychology graduate student and Hogg Foundation Frances Fowler Wallace Dissertation awardee, Margaret Sala has been featured in the Mental Health Headlines weekly digest for her work in researching the role that mindfulness can play in physical health. Click here to read the spotlight.
Great job Margaret!
CLICK HERE for the spotlight on Drs. Meuret and Ritz’s new five-year study aimed at developing a more effective treatment for anhedonia.
Congratulations to Andres Roque and Divya Kumar for winning the poster competition!
A big thanks goes out to all of you for a job well done!
Dr. Ernie Jouriles recently received two forms of recognition for his work.
First, he was named the “2018 Outstanding Editorial Board Member Reviewer” from the Journal of Family Violence. That makes it three: he had previously won reviewer awards from the Psychology of Violence (2014) and the Journal of Family Psychology (2008).
Second, next month he will be serving on a panel for a “National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies”. The audience will include representatives from Congress; university presidents, chancellors, and deans; and other leaders and experts on the topic from across the nation.
Congratulations to Dr. Jouriles!
The doctoral program in clinical psychology was recently accepted into the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. The mission of this academy is to advance clinical science and the clinical science model of education. Members of the academy are the leading scientifically-oriented doctoral and internship training programs in clinical and health psychology in the U.S. and Canada.
Dr. Lui was selected as a “Rising Star”, indicating she is an outstanding psychological scientist in the early stages of her career. She was selected based on the quality of her publications that represent significant theoretical, methodological, and/or empirical contributions with broad impact. Congratulations!
In December, the SMU Board of Trustees approved a new accelerated MS program in Organizational Psychology. Enrollment in the program, to start in the fall of 2019, will be open to seniors. Following graduation, students will spend one summer and one more year at SMU in order to earn an MS degree.
Juniors will be able to apply for admissions this spring. See the departmental website for more information.
SMU psychology professor Dr. Priscilla Lui’s research on the “Americanization” of alcohol use in Hispanic Americans has been published in EurekAlert! Click here to read the complete article.
SMU Department of Psychology’s Dr. Thomas Ritz and UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Dr. Sherwood Brown’s Dallas Asthma Brain and Cognition Study has been featured in SMU Research News. Click here for the full write-up and more information on the study.
Dr. Rosenfield expounds during a panel discussion at a Psi Chi meeting on Nov. 8.