BBS Hosts Alumna Talk by Dr. Krisztina Varga Jakobsen

The UGA Brain and Behavior Sciences program recently enjoyed an alumna talk by Dr. Krisztina Varga Jakobsen. Dr. Jakobsen is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at James Madison University in Virginia. During the talk, Dr. Jakobsen (shown here with her Dissertation Advisor, Dr. Janet Frick) shared her experiences in transitioning to an academic position.

Brett Clementz and Josh Miller win Prestigious University-Level Awards

The psychology department would like to congratulate Brett Clementz and Josh Miller for recently winning awards for their research. Dr. Miller was honored with the William A. Owens Creative Research Award for his continued work in Personality disorders, and DR. Clementz was honored as our newest Distinguished Research Professor for his groundbreaking work in the mechanisms of psychosis.

UGA Psychology Clinic Awarded Grant from the UGA Parents Leadership Council to Support Low-Income Students

The Psychology Clinic has been awarded a grant from the UGA Parents Leadership Council to off-set the cost of providing psychotherapy to low income UGA undergraduate students. The grant will also fund an assistantship for a graduate student therapist who will specialize in providing therapy to UGA undergraduate students. The funds will allow the Psychology Clinic to better serve students, especially low-income students, and reduce wait-times for all individuals seeking therapy services.

Dr. Ronald Blount Awarded Michael C. Roberts Award for Outstanding Mentoring in Pediatric Psychology

The UGA Psychology Deparment would like to recognize and congratulate Dr. Ronald Blount, who was recently awarded the Michael C. Roberts Award for Outstanding Mentoring in Pediatric Psychology by the Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP). This award honors faculty in pediatric psychology who mentor students in an exemplary way, providing professional advice and guidance through various training phases. In 2017 the award was renamed the Michael C.


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