On the student front

2014 SPP Student Travel Award and C. Eugene Walker Education Award in Pediatric Psychology winners

Congratulations to the C. Eugene Walker Education Award in Pediatric Psychology and the SPP Student Travel Award winners.

By Jennifer Lee, MS

C. Eugene Walker Education Award in Pediatric Psychology Winner


Meghan McGradyMeghan McGrady 
Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center 

Title: Theoretical Cost-Effectiveness of an Adherence Promotion Intervention for Children and Young Adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


SPP Student Travel Award

Kelsey Borner
University of Kansas
Title: Dynamic interactions among daily physical activity, mood, and health-related quality of life among obese treatment-seeking adolescents: A small-N demonstration of Dynamic P-Technique

Julia Carmody
University of Florida
Title: Socioenvironmental factors associated with youth engagement in healthy and unhealthy weight control behaviors

Amy Hughes Lansing
Univ. of Utah
Title: Self-control, daily negative affect, and daily blood glucose control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Samantha Miadich
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: Quality of Life in Children with Asthma: A Developmental Perspective

Anna May
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Title: Internalizing Symptoms Mediate the Relationship Between Sleep & Pain in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Caitlin Murray
Loyola University Chicago
Title: Self-regulation and Chronic Illness Management Across Childhood and Adolescence

Rachel Tillery
University of Memphis
Title: Profiles of Posttraumatic Stress and Growth in Children with Cancer

Andrea Wojtowicz
Rosalind Franklin University
Title: Interprofessional Collaboration in Treating Youth with Abdominal Pain: Examining Referral Patterns of Students in Medical Training