News

2017

April 7, 2017

Congratulations to Randl Dent for receiving the 2017 Dr. Peter Zucker Scholarship!

April 3, 2017

Randl Dent and Ebony Lambert recently had a news story written about their NSF Fellowships.

Read the article here.

 March 27, 2017

Congratulations to Matthew Miera for being accepted to present a poster at an upcoming research symposium in April!

Read the abstract here.

March 17, 2017

Congratulations to two of our graduate students, Ebony Lambert and Randl Dent, for both receiving an NSF Fellowship! What an outstanding achievement!

Read about Randl’s NSF Fellowship here.

Read about Ebony’s NSF Fellowship here.

February 15, 2017

Congratulations to Danyel Smith and Calvin Bartelle for both receiving the Black History in the Making Award! We are so proud of both of you!

 

February 7, 2017

We feel lucky to have GG Goodhope in our lab. Congratulations on all of your success, GG!

Read about GG here.

 

2016

Randl Dent was awarded Honorable Mention for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. NSF accords Honorable Mention to meritorious applicants who do not receive Fellowship awards. This is considered a significant national academic achievement.

CJ Alderson received a meritorious award at  SBM.

Read the abstract here.

 

2014

Layne Mitchell was awarded the Single Parents with Children Scholarship, 2014, and also the VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Summer Fellowship, 2014. Here, with support of the Virginia Department of Family Services, she will explore possible racial disparities in the foster care system.

Harmony Evans was accepted into Northeastern University in their Bouvé College of Health Sciences for their 2 year Masters of Counseling Psychology program for the Fall of 2014. It’s a counseling program with a multicultural and feminist ecological approach to counseling and psychology research.

2013

Katherine Kulick presented a project called The Effects of “Small Talk” on Patient Perceptions of Physicians in Racially Discordant Medical Interactions.

Read the abstract and the poster.

March, 26, 2013

Congratulations to our undergraduate lab members Melissa, Grace, and Katherine for being accepted to present at research conferences this Spring semester!

Melissa Haslam will be presenting a project titled “I Want to Talk about Birth Control”: Patient Elaboration on Women’s Health Topics among African Americans at the VCU Women’s Health Day conference on April 24, 2013.

Grace Denio will be presenting a project titled “It’ll Be OK”: The Effects of Supportive Talk on Patient Perceptions of Physicians in Racially Discordant Medical Interactions at the 2013 Annual Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity on April 24, 2013.

Presentations:

“I Want to Talk about Birth Control”: Patient Elaboration on Women’s Health Topics among African Americans

Melissa Haslam, Grace Denio and Nao Hagiwara

Psychology Department, Virginia Commonwealth University

Read the abstract here.

 

“It’ll Be OK”: The Effects of Supportive Talk on Patient Perceptions of Physicians in Racially Discordant Medical Interactions

Grace Denio and Nao Hagiwara

 Psychology Department, Virginia Commonwealth University

 Read the abstract here.