Keisha Carden Ivey, a third-year graduate student in clinical geropsychology mentored by ARIA faculty Dr. Rebecca S. Allen, received the 2017 Award for Outstanding Master’s Thesis in the UA Department of Psychology. The thesis was titled The Effect of Daily Stress, Positive Events, Positive and Negative Affect, and Adult Day Services on Caregivers’ Pain: Outcomes from the Daily Stress and Health (DASH) Study.
Shelley Condon, a first-year graduate student in clinical geropsychology mentored by ARIA faculty Dr. Patricia A. Parmelee, received a Graduate Student Travel Award from Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American Psychological Association. The award will support Ms. Condon’s travel to the 2017 APA conference to present her poster titled Pain, Anger, Sleep and Depression among Older Adults with Osteoarthritis.
Shelley also placed second in the overall presentation category at the Southeast Consortium on Gerontology and Geriatrics Student Mentoring Conference, held in Atlanta on April 21-22. Her presentation was titled Exploring the Construct of Emotional Intelligence: A Factor Analysis Approach.
Soohyun Park, a second-year graduate student in clinical geropsychology mentored by ARIA faculty Dr. Giyeon Kim, received the 2016 Minority Issues in Gerontology Student Poster Award from Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The award was presented at the Minority Issues in Gerontology Award Presentation and Reception at GSA on November 18, 2016. Her award-winning paper is titled “Reasons for Immigration and Mental Disorders among Asian and Latino Immigrant Elders: Ethnic Differences Existed.”