Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

Congratulations, Patricia!

One of our most dedicated research assistants, Patricia Natalie, just accepted an offer of admission to the Social Design Master’s program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, Maryland! We couldn’t be prouder of Patricia for following her two passions – design and studying body dissatisfaction. Check out what Patricia has to say […]

Congratulations, Sophia!

Congratulations to one of our incredible past study coordinators, Sophia Krakowiak, for getting accepted into Loyola Marymount University’s School Psychology Program! Here’s what she had to say about her time in the DiSH Lab: “Joining the DiSH lab was one of the best decisions I made in my academic career at UCLA. Dr. Tomiyama and […]

Congratulations to Angela, who just won the 2016 Health Psychology Research Paper Award!

One of our incredible DiSH grad students, Angela Incollingo Rodriguez, just won the 2016 Health Psychology Research Paper Award for her systematic review “Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulation and cortisol activity in obesity: A systematic review! In the paper, Angela delves into the link between cortisol and obesity, finding that while certain trends seem to emerge, the literature […]

Congratulations to Dr. T for Winning the Departmental Teaching Award!

We’re so proud of Dr. T for winning this year’s Psychology Departmental Teaching Award – any of us who have been mentored or taught by Dr. Tomiyama know just how incredible she is! Whether it’s in a big lecture hall or a small seminar, in a lab meeting or a one-on-one meeting, Dr. T makes sure […]

DiSH RAs representing at UCLA’s Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference!

This past Friday, UCLA hosted its 25th annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, and three of our DiSH Lab Research Assistants – Cristina, Brandon, and Kevin – presented posters! Check out what they had to say about their experience here: Cristina González Poster Title: Are Food Addiction and Alcohol Abuse Two Branches of Pathology from the Same […]

Congratulations to Laura, for passing her dissertation preliminary orals!

Laura Finch, one of our talented DiSH graduate students – just passed her dissertation preliminary orals! We’re excited to announce that she is now officially a Doctoral Candidate in the department of Health Psychology, and will be able to move forward with completing her dissertation! We can’t wait to see what you’ll accomplish, Laura!

Jenna’s Visit to Capitol Hill

DiSH Grad Student Jenna Cummings just got back from a trip to Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., where she got to speak with congressional representatives and staff about the importance of funding for social & behavioral research! She went on the trip with the American Psychological Association’s Science Student Council, and we’re ecstatic that she […]

Congratulations to Peter, for accepting an offer to UCLA’s Health Psychology Program!

For the past few months, DiSH Lab RA Peter Nooteboom has been applying to various Ph.D. programs in health and clinical psychology. We could not be more pleased to report that he has accepted an offer to UCLA’s Health Psychology program to work with Dr. Ted Robles! Here’s what Peter had to say: “Through my […]

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Himmelstein, for successfully defending her dissertation!

This past Friday, Mary Himmelstein, DiSH graduate student and collaborator at Rutgers University, officially became Dr. Mary Himmelstein after successfully defending her dissertation! This is a huge milestone in her career, and all of us here at the DiSH Lab are extremely proud of her. Here’s what Mary had to say: “It’s been a long […]

Big Congratulations to Britt, for passing her dissertation preliminary orals!

One of our brilliant graduate students, Britt Ahlstrom, just passed her dissertation preliminary orals with flying colors! She is now officially a Doctoral Candidate in the Health Psychology department and will embark on her dissertation. Britt’s committee will consist of Dr. T., of course, Dr. Ted Robles, Dr. Martie Haselton, and Dr. Traci Mann. We […]