Each year, the Associate Editors of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease select the best article from the previous year’s volumes. The 2016 awardee was Dr. Mark Bondi, who received his PhD in clinical neuropsychology from the University of Arizona in 1991. Dr. Emily Edmonds, who also received her PhD in clinical neuropsychology from UA in 2011 was the first author on the paper that the focus of this award.
Jeff Younggren, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1973
Jeff is a well-known forensic psychologist and Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles. His is also a Risk Management Consultant for the APA Insurance Trust. He was named the UA College of Science 2015 Alumnus of the Year.
Read Jeff's Spotlight Feature in the Spring 2016 Newsletter
One of our former Psychology graduate students, Dr. Maureen O’Connor (Ph.D., JD, Bruce Sales), has just been named president of Palo Alto University. She will be joining another of our grad alums, Dr. Amanda Faniff (Ph.D., Judith Becker), who is on faculty at Palo Alto and is going up for tenure this year. Another example of the excellence of our graduate program and the success of our alums.
Friend, colleague, and advisory board member Jessica Payne, was awarded the 2016 Psychonomic Society’s Early Career Award. Jessica is a former graduate student and received her PhD in the CNS program with Lynn Nadel as her supervisor. Jessica is currently an assistant professor at Notre Dame University.