2014 student grants and research award winners

Congratulations students.

By David Janicke

Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant

Winner: Meghan Schinkel
Dalhousie University
Study Title: “ Siblings of Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain”
Mentor: Christine Chambers, PhD


Runner-Up: Jill Plevinsky
Rosalind Franklin University
Study Title: “ Issues in Emerging Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Before and After the First Semester of College”
Mentor: Rachel Greenley, PhD


Mary Jo Kupst Grant Award for Research in Resilience

Winner: Stephanie Hullman
Postdoctoral Fellow at Indiana University
Study Title: “Goal Disengagement and Reengagement as Risk and Protective Factors in Adolescents and Young Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer ”
Mentor: Sheri Robb, PhD, MT-BC and Kevin Rand, PhD


SPP Research Award

Winner: Jaclyn Lennon
Loyola University Chicago
Paper Title: “Longitudinal Study of Neuropsychological Functioning and Internalizing Symptoms in Youth with Spina Bifida: Social Competence as a Mediator”
Mentor: Grayson Holmbeck, PhD


Lizette Peterson Homer Injury Award (co-sponsored with APF)

Winner: Haley Johnson
University of Alabama Birmingham
Study Title: “ Understanding and Preventing Motor Vehicle Crashes around Social and Non-social Hazards Among Adolescent Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorders”
Mentor: Despina Stavrinos, PhD


Diversity Research Grant

Winner: Alvina Rosales, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Study Title: “Preoperative Anxiety Among Latino Youth”
Mentor: Michelle A. Fortier, PhD