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Congratulations, Hien!

We are very pleased to announce that one of our dedicated RAs, Hien Huynh, got accepted to UCSD’s prestigious Skaggs School of Pharmacy! She just began her first term, and we’re confident that she’ll be hugely successful. We’ll miss seeing Hien around the lab, but we’re all very proud of her accomplishments!

Get a restaurant-worthy meal at the dorm cafeteria at UCLA!

UCLA has consistently been ranked top in the nation for best dorm food, and it isn’t hard to understand why as the recipes UCLA create for students look and taste more like food from a trendy restaurant than from a college cafeteria. The recipes are inspired by international cuisines and include healthy ingredients like spelt, […]

DiSH lab presenting at the 15th Annual Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference!

This past Saturday, Jolene, Megan, and Erin gave a presentation at the 15th Annual Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference. Out of almost 300 abstracts, they were selected to give a talk on our roommate dieting study, and here’s what they have to say about their experience: “Giving a talk at Stanford University on Saturday was absolutely […]

Patricia presenting at UCLA Science Poster Day!

Another great accomplishment from one of our DiSH lab RAs; Patricia did an awesome job presenting her poster at UCLA’s Science Poster Day, and was even nominated for the Dean’s Prize Award for outstanding research! UCLA Science Poster Day is an event sponsored by the Undergraduate Science Journal, where undergraduate students at UCLA who are […]

Listen to Dr.T’s KPCC Air Talk!

If you weren’t able to listen to Dr.T’s great talk about parents’ misperception of kids’ body size, and how to talk to children about weight, on KPCC’s Air Talk with Larry Mantle yesterday, here is the link!!  You do not want to miss this! http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2015/05/13/42832/how-to-talk-to-children-about-weight/

Dr. T on the radio today!

Dr. T will be on KPCC’s Air Talk with Larry Mantle today, at around 11:40 am (on 89.3 in the Southern California area, kpcc.org for everywhere else)! Tune in to catch her talk with Larry about parents’ misperception of kids’ body size. We’ll post a link to the interview later, in case you miss it. […]

Congratulations Elaine!

Even more exciting graduate school news from our wonderful research assistants; Elaine Yao, one of our former RAs, just got accepted to Pepperdine University’s Master’s program in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy! “Thanks to Dr. Tomiyama, my application process was as easy as can be! Dr. T devoted her time to […]

Natalie got into dental school!

We are so happy to announce that our awesome RA, Natalie Okuhara, got accepted to the dental school of her choice, and will be attending the University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Class of 2018! Natalie has been a great asset here in the DiSH lab, and we’ll be sorry to see […]

Congratulations Victor!

One of our former RA’s, Victor Shiau, just accepted UCLA’s offer of their Master’s program in Epidemiology! Through his years as an undergraduate student at UCLA, Victor assisted in numerous studies in the DiSH lab, and was of tremendous help.  We are all so happy that he is doing so well, and can’t wait to […]

Dr. T discusses the importance of promoting psychological science with Congressman Ted Lieu!

Dr. T recently met with Congressman Ted Lieu. UCLA is in Representative Lieu’s district, and Dr. T communicated to him the importance of psychological science. Here’s what she had to say about the encounter: “I met with Representative Lieu, who was extremely nice and clearly very committed to promoting research. I talked to him about […]