First Issue of UNC Clinical Psychology Alumni Newsletter Published!
Read the 2013 issue HERE!
Dr. David Penn, Linda Wagner-Martin Distinguished Professor, is the recipient of the 2013 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, which recognizes educators who have inspired their former graduate students to “create an organization which has demonstrably conferred a benefit on the community at large” or “establish on a lasting basis a concept, procedure, or movement of comparable benefit to the community at large.”
Shawn Jones wins ABPsi Sage Student Award
Congratulations to Shawn Jones who is the 2013 recipient of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 2013 Sage Student Research Award! This is a tremendous honor!
Dr. Erica Wise, Clinical Professor and Director of Psychological Services, will be the recipient of the Fifth Annual APA Ethics Committee Award for Outstanding Contributions to Ethics Education. The award will be presented at the annual APA Ethics Breakfast which takes place on Friday, August 2. Congratulations to Erica for this extraordinary achievement!
Fenton honored for work with undergraduates
Graduate student Nicole Fenton received two awards for her work with undergraduates this week. She is a recipient of a Graduate Student Mentor award from the UNC Office of Undergraduate Research, and was named Best Teaching Assistant in the Department of Psychology by the undergraduate Psi Chi chapter. Congratulations, Nicole!
Dr. Jon Abramowitz was recently elected as the President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies for 2013-2014. Congratulations to Jon for this honor!
The UNC Psychology Community Clinic, along with Dr. Erica Wise, Director of the clinic, was honored by the UNC School of Social Work as “Outstanding in the Field.” “Outstanding in the Field” is a series spotlighting the experiences of students and their field instructors at the UNC School of Social Work. This is well-deserved recognition for Erica!
Each year, the Clinical Program recognizes graduate student excellence and superior accomplishment with the Wallach Award. This year’s winner, Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, is pictured with her research mentor, Dr. Anna Bardone-Cone, and other graduate students in the Bardone-Cone lab. Congratulations to Ellen!
Clinical graduate students select a faculty member each year who offers outstanding supervision in honor of the late, great clinical supervisor and pillar of the UNC Clinical program, Dr. David Galinsky. Dr. Donald Baucom was chosen as the Galinsky award winner by this year’s outgoing internship class. Dr. Baucom was also voted as the winner of the Swanson Award, which recognizes the member of the clinical psychology program who has contributed the most to our warm, supportive, and collaborative environment. Congratulations to Don for both honors!
Graduate student Daniel Lee has been selected as a recipient of an undergraduate teaching assistant award by the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards Committee. The student-nominated award recognizes “outstanding undergraduate instruction” and recipients are chosen on the basis of “demonstrated teaching excellence, success in positively affecting a broad spectrum of students both in and outside of the classroom, and creation of a dynamic learning environment.” Congratulations, Daniel!