Archive for April, 2021

Research Assistant Sonia Avila to Attend CSUN Graduate Program!

Sonia was a research assistant for the DiSH Lab for about 2 years and during her time there she ran participants, input data, analyzed data and presented the findings at the PURC. She recently committed to a graduate program at CSUN, which is heavily based on statistical measures, research methods, and design to prepare its […]

Former DiSH Lab Member Nancy Gomez to Attend University of Washington!

Former DiSH Lab Summer Intensive student, Nancy Gomez, was selected as part of the first cohort of the NSF-funded summer intensive program for community college students in 2016. The program’s curriculum, graduate students, and Dr. Tomiyama all had a great impact in encouraging her to apply graduate school. While at UCLA, Nancy became an RA […]

DiSH Alumns Featured in Prevention Magazine!

DiSH Lab alumns Jeff Hunger and Mary Himmelstein are quoted extensively in this great article from Prevention magazine! Dr. T’s research is cited too. The gist: BMI is not helpful! Let’s focus on actual health and behaviors instead. Check it out here!

DiSH Alumna Tanvi Mamtora to Attend UCSF/SFSU for Graduate School!

Former study coordinator Tanvi Mamtora recently committed to the Joint Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at UCSF/SFSU! While there, she plans to dedicate her studies to delivering inclusive and equitable care to those she serves. In the DiSH Lab, Tanvi was a part of two research studies, one of which was published in Appetite and […]

Ava Cazares to Attend USC for Graduate School

Ava Cazares, our DiSH Lab Manager, recently committed to the Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program at USC! At USC, she plans to specialize in Latinx youth mental health and obtain certification in Spanish-English bilingual therapy as part of her MFT licensure. Set to graduate from UCLA in the Spring, she is grateful […]