Susan L. Ruiz ’07, an M.S. in Psychology graduate and a Ph.D. in Psychology student, was featured in the Hagerstown, Md., Herald-Mail on May 11 in “Stressing the Importance of Family and Education.” The article explains how the single mother of four persevered to complete her master’s degree and pursue her doctorate while inspiring her children to set similar goals.
Cassandra Drown ’12, an M.S. in Psychology graduate, published the article “Vital Signs: The Importance of a Disaster Response Plan for Mental Health Care” in The Daily Progress, based in Charlottesville, Va., on Dec. 23 based on her capstone project. She is a case manager at Region Ten Community Services Board, a nonprofit that provides mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services.
Dr. Tina Bloom ’11, a Ph.D. in Psychology graduate, had her dissertation, Human Ability to Recognize Dogs’ (Canis familiaris) Facial Expressions: From Cross Cultural to Cross Species Research on the Universality of Emotions, profiled in a series of articles in March, including in The Telegraph and The Daily Mail.
Dr. Levon Margolin ’11, an M.S. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychology graduate, recently joined the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers’ (NAPPP) board of directors’ executive committee. NAPPP is dedicated to improving patient health by promoting quality psychological practice within a caring, effective, and integrated healthcare system. Dr. Margolin is the CEO and chief psychologist of ibemed, a company that works to improve patient health and experience while decreasing healthcare costs by integrating behavioral medicine services into existing healthcare systems. He received a Presidential Scholarship in 2009.
Dr. Sidney Fisher ’12, a Ph.D. in Psychology graduate, will co-present “Consequences of Climate-to-Voice Perceptions: Implications for Employee Job Attitudes” in May at the 25th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C.
Sherry Jones Mayo ’12, an M.S. in Psychology graduate, published More Confessions of a Trauma Junkie: My Life as a Nurse Paramedic (Modern History Press, 2012), a follow-up to the book she published in 2009.
Keith Plouffe ’12, an M.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Mental Health Counseling graduate, published Annie’s Odyssey (Lauric Press, 2012), a novel that traces the protagonist’s journey to spiritual awakening and recovery.
Pennie Murray ’06, an M.S. in Psychology graduate, Ph.D. in Psychology student, and motivational life coach, authored Giving Myself Permission: Putting Fear and Doubt in Their Place (GMP Publishing, 2013) to offer readers practical ways to reconnect with their potential and purpose.
Jamie Lober ’09, an M.S. in Psychology graduate, was profiled in Tufts Daily on Nov. 18 for her campaign for mayor of Bloomington, Ind., and her book Pink Power: We Girls Can Do Anything! (Lulu.com, 2008), a rule book for women.
Dr. Jeffrey Fannin ’97, a Ph.D. in Psychology graduate, co-authored “Neuroscience Reveals the
Whole-Brain State and Its Applications for International Business and Sustainable Success” in the International Journal of Management and Business (Vol. 3, Issue 1). Dr. Fannin is the founder of the Center for Cognitive Enhancement in Glendale, Ariz., which helps individuals to effectively align their thoughts, feelings, and actions to increase their performance in school and at work.
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