Winners of SPP Eugene Walker and Travel Awards- 2015

Congratulations students award winners.

By David Janicke

Walker Award Winner

Cathleen Odar Stough
Clinical Child Psychology Program, University of Kansas O’Grady Resident, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Oral Paper Presentation – “ The Implementation of Group Interventions Targeting Adjustment and Self-Management in Pre-Adolescent and Adolescent Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Their Parents”



Travel Award Winners

Bridget Armstrong
University of Florida
Poster – “Convenience Store Density as a Predictor of Child Weight change in a Rural Behavioral Lifestyle Intervention”


Kathryn Birnie
Dalhousie University
Oral Paper Presentation – “Evidence of Psychological Interventions for Medical Procedures in Children: What Makes Distraction Effective?”


Kimberly Burdette
Loyola University Chicago
Poster – “Weight Misperception Among Urban Ethnic Minority Girls: Links with Obesity-Related Health Behaviors”


Ana Gutierrez-Colina
University of Georgia
Poster – “Executive Functioning, Adherence and Barriers to Adherence in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients”


Kimberly Klages
University of Memphis
Poster – “ Empirically Derived Patterns of Pain, Stool Frequency, and Incontinence and their Relations to Health Related Quality of Life among Youth with Chronic Constipation”


Alexandria Mullins
Oklahoma State University
Poster – “Depression and Anxiety Among Parents of Children with a Disorder of Sexual Development”


Jennifer Rohan
University of Cincinnati
Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Poster – “The Relationship of 6-Mercaptopurine Medication Adherence to Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Cancer”


Tiffany Rybak
University of Memphis
Oral Paper Presentation – “Patterns of family functioning and conflict and relations to glycemic control and quality of life among primarily low income adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes”