On the student front

New SPP Student Advisory Board members

Meet the new members of the Student Advisory Board.

Katelynn BoernerName : Katelynn Boerner , Bsc.

University
: Dalhousie University

Mentor
: Christine Chambers, PhD

Brief description of research:
Family factors in pediatric pain, parental modeling of pain behaviours, sex and gender differences in pediatric pain, behavioural interventions for pediatric sleep disorders

 

Cyd K. EatonName : Cyd K. Eaton , BS

University
: University of Georgia

Mentor
: Ronald Blount, PhD

Brief description of research:
Adherence to medical treatment, barriers to adherence, psychosocial adjustment related to having a chronic medical condition, and transition readiness during adolescence in pediatric patients with solid organ transplants, cardiac conditions, and inflammatory bowel disease.

 

Ana M. Gutierrez-ColinaNameAna M. Gutierrez-Colina , BA

University
: University of Georgia

Mentor
: Ronald L. Blount, PhD

Brief description of research
: Cognitive and psychosocial predictors of medication nonadherence in pediatric transplant recipients, barriers to medication adherence, transition readiness, quality of life and adjustment in pediatric cardiac populations

 

Aimee Hildenbrand Name:   Aimee Hildenbrand , BS

University:
 Drexel University

Mentor:
 Brian Daly, PhD, and Douglas Chute, PhD

Brief description of research
: Psychosocial and neurocognitive sequelae of pediatric chronic illness and acute medical trauma; development and evaluation of evidence-based preventative interventions for children with chronic illness and their families

 

Christina HolbeinName : Christina Holbein , MA

University
: Loyola University Chicago

Mentor
: Grayson N. Holmbeck, PhD

Brief description of research
: Social competence of youth with chronic health conditions; mHealth interventions targeting adherence and psychosocial functioning; influence of executive functions on various functional outcomes; measure development