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Tatum Freeman, a senior psychology major, was awarded an Excellence in Research Award from the Southern Miss Honors College for her Honors thesis. She studied the degree to which coping styles mediated the association PTSD symptoms had with alcohol outcomes. Congratulations Tatum!
Nick Militello, a first year PhD student in the lab successfully proposed his thesis today. Nick is looking at the degree to which marijuana protective behavioral strategies and frequency of marijuana use mediate the association depression has with negative consequences and cannabis use disorder risk. Congrats Nick.
Doctoral students Hallie Jordan and Robert Whitley successfully matched for their predoctoral internship. Hallie will be going to the New Orleans VA and Robert will be going to the Tucson VA. Congratulations!
Lab doc students Hallie Jordan, Nick Militello, Robert Whitley and undergrad Tatum Freeman will be presenting their 4 posters at the collaborative perspectives on addiction conference this April in San Diego, CA. Hallie and Robert are presenting their dissertations, Tatum is presenting her Honors College thesis and Nick is presenting some preliminary findings from his thesis. Excellent job!
Second year masters students Bobbi Lee and Ryan Nation and first year student Promise Lemoine had their posters accepted for the 2020 Counseling Psychology Conference in New Orleans, LA.
Bobbi Lee: College Stress Moderates the Relationship between Protective Behavioral Strategies and Alcohol-related Negative Consequences.
Promise Lemoine: Protective behavioral strategies and alcohol outcomes: The moderating effects of college life alcohol salience.
Ryan Nation: How More Severe Injunctive Norms Moderate the Relationships Between Protective Behavioral Strategies and Alcohol Outcomes.
Junior lab members Anastasija Cobanovic and Anna Taylor were indicted to the Southern Miss chapter of Psi Chi this evening. Congrats on a job well done.
Robert Whitley, a third year doctoral student, successfully defended his dissertation today. He studied the degree to which drinker identity and alcohol protective behavioral strategies mediated the relationship between male gender norm adherence and alcohol outcomes in college males.Congrats Robert!
Hallie Jordan, a fourth year doc student, and Tatum Freeman, a senior psychology major received grants to support their travel to the Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction conference this spring. Hallie received a Graduate Competitive Travel Grant for $500 and Tatum received an Eagle Spur Grant for $1300. Both awards from Southern Miss. Congrats.!
Tatum Freeman, a senior psychology major in the lab, presented research at the Southeast Regional IDeA conference in Louisville, KY. She completed this research exploring predictors of seeking nutrition counseling as part of the Outreach Scholars Program she participated in last summer. Nice job Tatum.
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