Congratulations, Lauren!

by Nadia Dellawar

Grad student Lauren has been awarded the Dean’s Excellence Award! On the basis of her outstanding contributions to the teaching mission, the Department nominated her for the prestigious Dean’s Excellence Award, and she have been selected as an awardee by the Dean’s office. The award will provide a $21,000 stipend and cover her tuition and […]

Grad Student Daniel Featured in Grounded Grub!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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!

by Nadia Dellawar

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 […]

Dr. T featured on The Full Bloom Project!

by Nadia Dellawar

This week Dr. T was featured on the @fullbloomproject podcast! The Full Bloom Project was founded by two psychotherapists to provide research-informed resources for parents who want to promote self-esteem and positive body image in their children at all ages. To check out the conversation they had click here!