Congrats Sarah, Dustin, and Danny! - 2 Masters and 1 Budding Master!

Oct. 12, 2021

Congrulations to Danny, Sarah, and Dustin! Sarah defended her masters thesis on the role of distress tolerance in risk for opioid use disorder in people with chronic pain! Dustin defended his masters thesis on compassion-cultivation and anger in acute migraine pain management! Danny proposed his masters thesis on the role...

Child & Maternal Health Pilot Grant! - Caitlin Kienzler

March 15, 2021

Caitlin Kienzler will be working alongside Dr. Michelle Clementi on their CCTSI CMH grant: Sleep in Adolescent Girls with Migraine: Objective Measurement and Temporal Associations! This work will go towards Caitlin's doctoral disseration, with Dr. Wachholtz as the faculty mentor on the grant and Caitlin's dissertation. Caitlin's dissertation will specifically...

Clinical Health Psychology Integrating Medical Information for Improved Treatment Outcomes Amy Wachholtz Editor

New Clinical Health Psychology Textbook Published!

March 9, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Wachholtz and many of the CU Denver Clincial Health Psychology doctoral students!

All Student Projects Accepted for Presentation at the 2021 SBM Conference!

Jan. 17, 2021

All Student Projects Accepted for Presentation at the 2021 SBM Conference! Poster topics: - Assessing relationships between migraine trigger avoidance & quality of life in Migraine in America 2017 survey respondents - Relationships Between Tension-Release Triggers and Migraine Symptoms - The value of patient-doctor agreement in chronic pain management -...

Dr. Wachholtz Interviews about Opioid Use, Chronic Pain, and her STOP Study for Reducing Both

Jan. 17, 2021

Airey Bros. Radio Ep. 12 Dr. Amy Wachholtz (youtube video) Colorado Public Radio Audio Interview: Treating Pain & Addiction Together ( the interview with Dr. Wachholtz begins at time point 7:10 ) News Channel 5 Interview: Doctors conduct study to help patients cope with chronic pain, overcome opioid...

Danny Defended his Thesis!

Jan. 17, 2021

Danny Defended his Thesis! Danny Hernandez Altamirano successfully defended his thesis and will be graduating with Summa Cum Laude honors! His thesis is titled:​ The Effect of Tablet Size on Cognitive Performance: A Randomized Control Trial Using Caffeine . CONGRATULATIONS Danny!!!

School Acceptances - 2019

Jan. 17, 2021

School Acceptances The Biopsychosocial Pain Management Lab welcomes newly accepted graduate students for Fall 2019! Dallas Robinson and Sarah Martin

Recent and Upcoming APA Division 36 Psychology of Religion & Spirituality Updates

Jan. 17, 2021

Recent and Upcoming APA Division 36 Psychology of Religion & Spirituality Updates April 4-6 2019 Mid-Year Meeting (Bowling Green, OH): Dr. Wachholtz gave an invited address entitled: God Save Me... Maybe? Patients relationship with their higher power during treatment for opioid use disorder and chronic pain. March 13-14 2020 Mid-Year...

Heading to SBM 2019!

Jan. 17, 2021

Heading to SBM 2019! Recently, all members of the Biopsychosocial Pain Management Lab submitted research abstracts for presentation at the 2019 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Conference. All research proposals were accepted! Dr. Wachholtz will be giving a talk on spirituality and health research. Accepted student abstract titles are: -...

STOP Study Interview with KUNC - Colorado Public Radio

Jan. 17, 2021

STOP Study Interview with KUNC - Colorado Public Radio Dr. Wachholtz discusses how her research on a novel treatment for comorbid opioid use disorder and chronic pain aims to help participants get their lives back.