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Congratulations Tanya Mitropoulos!

Tanya Mitropoulos ( a Ph.D. student in the Industrial-Organizational graduate training area) has been selected to participate in a 10-week summer research program at the University of Nottingham (UK), with their Human Factors Research Group.  This program was established through a National Science Foundation award (NSF IRES Grant) to give students overseas research experiences.

Congratulation Dr. Lee!

Congratulations to Dr. Tae-Ho Lee who was selected as a 2020 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science.  The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-PhD research careers.

Christina McDonnell Awarded 2-year Organization for Autism Research

Dr. McDonnell was recently awarded a 2-year Organization for Autism Research grant to support her lab's project looking at how to better support youth with autism who have also experienced trauma. The grant will evaluate trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with ASD. Many thanks to Drs. Scarpa and Ollendick who assisted as co-investigators on the proposal.

Dr. Laura Seligman, PhD, (1999) elected president of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Laura is a Professor of Psychological Science at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) in Edinburg, TX. Before joining the faculty at UTRGV she spent 13 years at The University of Toledo, including two in which she served as the DCT for their clinical psychology PhD program.

Virginia Tech Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research recognized for the Best Practices in Rural Health Award

We are pleased to announce that the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research won the Best Practices in Rural Health Award from the Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA)!  Each year at the annual Rural Health Voice Conference, VRHA recognizes outstanding contributions to rural health in Virginia.