Congratulations to our Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award recipients. This year, we had five recipients:
Suzanne Tanya Nethan will visit
Dr Tami-Maury at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre to contribute to a project based
on assessing the use pattern of betel quid among Asian immigrants and Asian descents living in Texas
Thomas Kraynak will visit Professor Hugo Critchley at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School to adapt a standard psychological stress paradigm to experimentally manipulate cardiac viscerosensory signaling
Tess Langfield will visit Dr Philippe Gilchrist at the Macquarie University to investigate the impact of glassware design on drinking behaviours
Leslie Johnson will visit Professor Brian Oldenburg at the University of Melbourne to examine the prevalence and correlates of depression and anxiety among participants in the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (K-DPP) and conduct a culturally-sensitive qualitative analysis identifying anxiety triggers related to diabetes care among adults with type-2 diabetes mellitus in India
Chloe Huelsnitz will visit Professor Urte Scholz at the University of Zurich to understand how to optimize social control to improve individual and dyadic health while also maintaining or improving relationship functioning
Congratulations to our Contribution to International Collaboration award recipients. This year, we had four recipients:
Freddie Rivera, who will use the award to help provide training to health personnel in Puerto Rican schools to help identify trauma-related symptoms in students and assist in referring them to appropriate evidence-based mental health services.
Joshua Wiley, PhD, who will travel to Arizona USA to work with Prof Weihs on adapting an emotion regulation in cancer intervention for online and remote delivery.
Jessica Latak, PhD, will be traveling to the lab of Dr Susan Ayers to qualitatively examine women’s psychological adaptation to pregnancy, and investigate associations with postnatal mental health.
Dabiana Brito Silva, PhD, MS, BSN, will be visiting A/Prof Fabio Benedetti to adapt and evaluate intervention materials from a lifestyle modification program delivered in community settings.
Congratulations to our Contribution to International Collaboration award recipients. This year, we had three recipients:
Samantha van Beurden, PhD student of Medical Studies at the University of Exeter Medical School in the UK will be traveling to the lab of Dr. Petra Staiger, PhD, at Deakin University in Australia to adapt a dietary impulse management intervention for use in problem drinkers (ISBM awardee).
Lydia Roos, PhD student of Health Psychology at the University of North Carolina in the USA, will be traveling to the lab of Dr Nicolas Rohleder, PhD, at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nurnberg in Germany to evaluate the role of emotion regulation strategies in acute stress reactivity using a repeated acute stress paradigm (SfHP awardee).
Patricia Moreno, PhD, Postdoctoral Trainee at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the USA, will be traveling to the lab of Dr. Manual Ortiz, PhD at Universidad de La Frontera in Chile to evaluate psychosocial factors and cardiometabolic dysregulation in adult Chilean cancer survivors (APS awardee).