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Mentee Receives NIMH Fellowship

Martin Wegman, M.D./Ph.D. student and Institute for Child Health Policy fellow, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH F30) from the National Institute of Mental Health. The fellowship, which totals more than $40,000 per year for the next four years, will support Wegman…

First NIH-funded Post-Doc to Join Department

Brady Garrett, Ph.D, a counseling psychologist intern with Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health in Tahlequah, Okla., has received the first NIH-funded post-doctoral position with the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and Institute for Child Health Policy. “I’m very excited, and extremely fortunate to have received this wonderful opportunity,”…

Shenkman to Discuss Research at HealthStreet Event

Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, will speak on the Wellness Incentives and Navigation (WIN) Project at HealthStreet’s upcoming Our Community, Our Health event on Thursday, July 31. Our Community, Our Health is a forum for conversation between health researchers and the…

Maldonado-Molina Elected to Society for Prevention Research Board

Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of health outcomes and policy and a faculty member with the Institute for Child Health Policy, was elected to serve on the board of directors of the Society for Prevention Research on Thursday, May 29 at an awards presentation during…

Fellow Selected to Present at Upcoming APHA Chair’s Forum

Martin Wegman, an NIH TL1 Predoctoral Fellow and an M.D. /Ph.D. student at the University of Florida, has been invited to present his paper, “Flexible Wellness Account Purchase Requests by Medicaid Enrollees with Co-Occurring Physical and Mental Illness,” during the Chair’s Forum at the…

HOP Fellow Martin Wegman Selected to Receive Impact Award!

HOP Fellow and MD-PhD student Martin Wegman has been selected as the Outstanding Graduate or Professional Student at this year’s Impact Awards. Martin received the award for his service as Director for the Equal Access Clinics, Board Member for Southwest Advocacy Group, and President of the American College of…