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Graduate Student Alumni News

Recent Postgraduate Placements

2013 Graduates

  • Chin, Fumiyuki -- Project Coordinator of the Music Therapy Study at Hershey Medical Center, College of Medicine
  • Greene, Kaylin -- Postdoctoral Researcher, Montana State University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Leggett, Amanda -- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan Health Systems

2012 Graduates

  • Countermine, Molly -- Instructor, HDFS, Penn State
  • Kim, Kyungmin -- Post-Doc, Penn State
  • Lam, Chung Bun (Ian) -- Assistant Professor, Department of Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China
  • Lee, Jeong Eun -- Post-Doc, Case Western Reserve University
  • Liu, Siwei -- Assistant Professor, Human and Community Development, University of California-Davis
  • Molloy, Lauren -- Post doctoral research associate, Youth-Nex Center to Promote Effective Youth Development, University of Virginia
  • Temkin, Deborah -- Bullying Prevention Manager, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (formerly at Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U. S. Department of Education)

2011 Graduates

  • Anzman, Stephanie -- Post-Doc, Center for Childhood Obesity Research, PSU
  • Dmitrieva, Natasha -- Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center
  • Dollar, Jessica -- Post-Doc, University of North Carolina at Greenesboro
  • Fortunato, Christine -- SRCD/AAAS Executive Branch Polisy Fellow at Office Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families
  • Gates, Katie -- Post-Doc, Penn State
  • King, Heather -- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center
  • Pezalla, Annie -- Walden University
  • Riina, Beth -- Assistant Professor of Family Sciences, Queens College, New York City
  • Shah, Harshini -- Survey Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA

2010 Graduates

  • Abar, Beau - Post Doc, University of Massachusetts, Medical School
  • Abar, Caitlin - Post Doc, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University
  • Cipriano, Liz - Post Doc, “FaMILY study" (Families Matter In the Lives of Young children) Penn State.
  • Rulison, Kelly -Assistant Professor, Public Health Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Syvertson, Amy - Research Scientist, Search Institute, Minneapolis, MN
  • Voegtline, Kristi - Post Doc, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Wong, Jen - Post Doc, Waisman Center on Developmental Disabilities, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Wray-Lake, Laura - Assistant Professor of Positive Psychology in the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2009 Graduates

  • Ang, Patricia - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
  • Banks, Sean - Statistical Program, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
  • Davidson, Alice - Assistant Professor, Rollins College, Orlando, FL
  • Espinosa-Hernandez, Graciela - Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Goodman, Ben - Research Scientist, Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University
  • Kundrat (Poon), Cara - Senior Associate, Lewin Group, Falls Church, VA
  • Rhodes, Brittany - Evaluation Research Specialist, Evidence-based Prevention and Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter) at PSU
  • Stoppa, Tara- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Eastern University
  • Sturgeon, Samuel - Research Analyst, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Tibbits, Melissa - Assistant Professor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

2008 Graduates

  • Auerbach, Karen - Data Analyst, Human Service Research Institute, Cambridge MA.
  • Baril, Megan - Instructor, Human Development and Family Studies, PSU
  • Davis, Kelly - Research Associate, PSU
  • Faulk, Monique -Post-doctoral research fellow, Prevention Research Center of Michigan, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
  • May, Ashleigh - Researcher, WISEWOMAN Study, Division for Hearth Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control
  • Palen, Lori - Research Public Health Analyst, Division of Behaivoral Health and Criminal Justice, RTI Internation in North Carolina
  • Patrick, Megan - Faculty Research Fellow, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
  • Ryan, Lindsay -Research Fellow, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
  • Sanford-DeRousie, Becky - PSU, Project REDI
  • Ventura, Alison - Post-Doc, Monell Chemical Science Center, Philadelphia

2007 Graduates

  • Bray, Bethany - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Cho, Soyeon -Post-Doc, University of South Florida
  • Cichy, Kelly - Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Kent State University
  • Dew, Jeff - Research Associate, University of Virginia
  • Duncan, Larissa - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine & Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • Kan, Marni - Research Psychologist, Risk Behavior and Family Research Program, RTI International
  • Ransford-Kaldon, Carolyn - Senior Research Associate at the Center for Research in Educational Policy at the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
  • Robertson, Suzanne - Postdoctoral Fellow, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA/Baylor College of Medicine
  • Root, Tammy - Post doc Fellow, Eating Disorders Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina
  • Shearer, Cindy - Post-doctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University
  • Wickrama, Thulitha - Assistant Professor, Auburn University

2006 Graduates

  • Chhin, Christina - Associate Research Scientist, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, Wash. DC
  • Dotterer, Aryn - Assistant Professor, Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
  • Gillen, Meghan- Assistant Professor, Psychology, PSU-Abington
  • Sharp, Erin - Assistant Professor, Family Studies, University of New Hampshire
  • Sinton, Meghan, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine

2005 Graduates

  • Boron, Julie Blaskewicz - Assistant Professor of Psychology, Youngstown State University
  • Bleeker, Martha - Survey Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Braungart Fauth, Beth - Research Assistant Professor, Utah State University
  • Gomez, Brendan -- Director, Asian Research Center for Child & Adolescent Development (ARCCADE), HELP University College, Malaysia
  • Holland-Covieno, Rebecca - Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research
  • Hurt, Tera - Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
  • Kamp Dush, Claire - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University
  • Kauh, Tina - Research Associate, Public/Private Ventures
  • Maldonaldo-Molina, Mildred - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, University of Florida
  • Mello, Zena - Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.