On The Student Front

2012 SPP grants and student award winners

Winners investigate sibling functioning, mother-child communication, food dependence, pain memories and pain catastrophizing.

Routh Student Research Grant 

Kathryn BirnieWinner: Kathryn Birnie, Dalhousie University
“Pain Catastrophizing, Parenting, and Parental Responsiveness During Parent-Child Interactions About Pain and Conflict”


Molly Mishler ThomasonHonorable Mention: Molly Mishler Thomason, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
“Food Dependence in Youth with Overweight or Obesity: Electrophysiological and Neuropsychological Correlates”


Student Research Award

Melanie NoelWinner: Melanie Noel, Dalhousie University
“The Influence of Children’s Pain Memories on Subsequent Pain Experience”


Sarah MartinHonorable Mention: Sarah Martin, Georgia State University
“A Sequential Analysis of Parent Reassurance and Child Postoperative Distress”


Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Research Award

Elisabeth O’NealWinner: Elisabeth O’Neal, University of Iowa
“Mother Child Communication about Safety in Low Income Families”


Diversity Grant Award

Kristin LongWinner: Kristin Long, PhD, Brown University
“Examining Sibling Functioning Through a Multicultural Lens”


Thanks to the reviewers:
  • Carla Allan
  • Susannah Allison
  • Rachel Annunziato
  • Sharon Berry
  • Simona Bujoreanu
  • Ed Christophersen
  • Brian Daly
  • Hobart Davies
  • Beth Garland
  • Rachel Greenley
  • Jamie Grollman
  • Bryan Karazsia
  • Anna Maria Patino Fernandez
  • David Schwartz
  • Christine Sieberg
  • Michael Steele