Archive for April, 2020

Grad Student Daniel Featured in Grounded Grub!

Grounded Grub is a young organization that works to promote sustainable eating practices through recipes and informative articles. Here is what Daniel had to say about it: “I am honored by their interest in my research and enjoyed chatting with them!” Check out the full article here.

Congratulations, Daniel!

DiSH grad student Daniel has been awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Here is what he had to say about it: “The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to a pool of graduate students in STEM who are pursuing research-based degrees in the United States. I am incredibly honored by and appreciative for this opportunity […]

Dr. Angela Incollingo Rodriguz Weight Stigma Study!

Assistant professor of psychology and DiSH alum, Dr. Angela Incollingo Rodriguez, gives an overview of how weight stigma, or fat-shaming, has negative effects on the mental and physical health of pregnant women, and women in the postpartum period. You can watch the video here and learn more about the study here!

Congratulations, David!

DiSH Lab RA David Figueroa has been accepted into UCSF’s Summer Program! Here is what he had to say about it: “The internship is at UCSF’s Emotion, Health, and Psychophysiology Lab. The lab is DiSH’s Bay Area cousin, with them also focusing on research at the intersection of health and social psychology. It’s an intensive 8-week program […]

Dr. T featured in Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center!

Dr. T was featured in a podcast interview on Food Focus: Impact of Weight Stigma – Everything You Need to Know by Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center. The episode she is featured in is titled, “Weight Bullying Backfires and Causes Harm.” You can check out the podcast interview here!

Congratulations, Lauren!

DiSH grad student Lauren was recently named a recipient of the Spring 2020 Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship! The aim of the fellowship is to recognize and support graduate students from across campus who represent diversity in their academic, professional, or community-based accomplishments.  Congratulations again Lauren!

Dr T featured in NPRs Food, We Need To Talk Podcast!

Dr. T is featured in NPRs podcast Food, We Need To Talk! She is featured in episode 12, called “Your Body, Your Self.” From weight stigma to the “Health At Every Size” movement, hosts Eddie and Juna dig into the complex issue of body image with Dr. T and others. You can find the podcast on any podcast platform at this […]

Congratulations, Carney!

Carney Flinn, a former DiSH RA, will be attending medical school this Fall at Virginia Tech! Here is what she had to say: “I am super excited to begin this part of my education as well as move to another part of the country. I really liked Virginia Tech’s program because they integrate research into […]