Mitch Handelsman wins APA Award

Jan. 20, 2022

Professor of Psychology and CU President’s Teaching Scholar Mitch Handelsman won the 2021 Ethics Educator Award from the American Psychological Association Ethics Committee. The award recognizes "outstanding contributions to ethics education and psychology."

Kevin Masters and Team Seek Participants for ELM Study

Oct. 13, 2021

The University of Colorado Anschutz Health & Wellness Center is seeking volunteers for the final cohort of the Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) study, a 2-year research study comparing two lifestyle programs with the goal to improve health and reverse the metabolic syndrome. The ELM trial, led by Psychology...

NIH Awards K-23 to Sneha Thamotharan

Aug. 19, 2021

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Sneha Thamotharan was recently awarded a K-23 from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities . Her project, titled, “Mitigating Reproductive Health Disparities in Young Women of Color: Remote Learning to Foster Cultural Responsiveness in Medical Residents,”...

Study on Metabolic Syndrome Seeking Participants

April 28, 2021

The Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) study is a 2-year research study comparing two lifestyle programs with the goal to improve health and reverse the metabolic syndrome. Led by Psychology Professor Kevin Masters , the study is seeking people who are 18 years or older and who meet three...

Alex Presciutti Publishes on the Impact of Patient-Provider Communications

July 22, 2020

Clinical Health Psychology student Alex Presciutti (along with colleagues) recently published, “Modifiable provider-patient relationship factors and illness perceptions are associated with quality of life in survivors of cardiac arrest with good neurologic recovery” ( Resuscitation Plus Volume 3 , September 2020). The researchers’ aim was to identify the implications of...

Kristin Kilbourn and Colleagues Receive $3.375 Million in Renewed Funding for the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

Feb. 5, 2020

Fifty-three cancer researchers from eight different academic institutions around the country (and their federal agency partners) met in Chapel Hill on January 27 and 28 to launch the next five years of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN). Kristin Kilbourn, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, will...

Elizabeth Allen receives MFRI award

Nov. 20, 2019

Psychology Professor Elizabeth Allen (along with students and colleagues at the University of Denver Kayla Knopp, Galena Rhoades, Scott Stanley, and Howard Markman) has been awarded the Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award from the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University. The MFRI granted the...

Amy Wachholtz receives a NIH – HEAL Grant award

Oct. 10, 2019

Amy Wachholtz, Clinical Health Psychology Director and Associate Professor of Psychology, recently received a NIH – HEAL Initiative Grant award. Wachholtz is co-PI on the project: Enhancing Exercise and Psychotherapy to Treat Comorbid Addiction and Pain for Improving Adherence to Medication Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders . This research...

Call for Submissions: SPRS Division 36 Health and Spirituality Psychology Conference in March, 2020

Aug. 13, 2019

The Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality’s Division 36 Annual Mid-Year Conference with a focus on Health and Spirituality, will take place on the Auraria campus, March 13-14, 2020. The purpose of this event is the sharing of knowledge related to interactions between health and spirituality (broadly defined)...

MARC U-STAR students recognized at national conference

Jan. 14, 2019

Three MARC U-STAR (Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research - an institutional training grant from the National Institute on General Medical Sciences) Scholars were awarded top honors for their neuroscience research at the 2018 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in San Antonio, TX. Aleezah...