Alumni

Uniformed Services University

Medical & Clinical Psychology: Lab Alumni (Ph. D)

Lab Alumni (Ph. D)

listed in order of year Ph.D. completed

For updates, please contact Kevin Cravedi 

David E. Morse (1984)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Endocrinological responses to the administration of nicotine interactions with drug initiation, conditioned effects, and conditions of stress"

 

Deborah J. Bowen (1986)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "An examination of possible explanations for differential weight changes associated with pregnancy"

 

Stephen A. Talmadge (1989)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Food consumption, restraint, and stress"

 

Suzan Winders Barrett (1990)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "The effects of stress on levels of nicotine in the rat"

 

Kathryn A. Popp (1990)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Effects of swimming and access to sweet food on nicotine cessation induced weight gain"

 

Jane B. Acri (1992)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Interactions of stress and nicotine on amplitude, pre-pulse inhibition, and habituation of the acoustic startle reflex"

 

Margarita Raygada (1992)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "The role of hypothalamic insulin and dopamine in the anorectic effect of cocaine and d-amphetamine"

 

Yavin Shaham (1992)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Conditioning factors in the relationship between stress and opioid self-administration in rats"

 

Elizabeth S. Mezzacappa (1993)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Group cohesiveness, deviation, stress, and conformity"

 

Kelly J. (Brown) Vander Ley (1997)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Examination of acute sensitivity to morphine and morphine self-administration following physical and environmental stressors in Lewis and Fischer-344 female rats"

 

Laura C. Klein (1997)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Effects of early nicotine exposure in subsequent fentanyl consumption in female and male rats: An examination of the Gateway Hypothesis"

 

Jon E. Popke (1997)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Effects of nicotine and ethanol on indices of reward and sensory-motor function: Implication for the relationship between cigarettes and alcohol"

 

 Matthew A. Rahman (1999)

Ph.D. in Neuroscience, "Effects of prenatal exposure to nicotine on working memory, activity, sensory-gating, and dopamine receptor binding in adolescent and adult male and female rats"

 

Peter M. Scheufele (1999)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "The effects of progressive relaxation and music on attention, relaxation, and stress responses: An investigation of the cognitive-behavioral model of relaxation"

 

Nathaniel A. Apatov (1999)

Ph.D. in Neuroscience, "Nicotine-induced anti-nociception in male and female Sprague-Dawley rats"

 

Martha M. Faraday (2000)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "The role of sex and strain in behavioral and biologic stress responses of rats"

 

Casey Skvorc (2001)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Perception of personal well-being and occupational injuries in the federal correctional workforce"

 

Jeffrey H. Cook (2001)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Interaction of stress and anxiogenic drugs on behaviors of rats and antagonism with indomethacin"

 

Bonnie R. (Yatko) Chavez (2003)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Effects of stress and relaxation on time perception in humans"

 

Brenda M. Elliott (2005)

Ph.D. in Medical and Clinical Psychology, "Environmental enrichment, performance, and brain injury in male and female rats"

 

Jennifer M. Phillips (2005)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Effects of clozapine and alprazolam on cognitive deficits and anxiety-like behaviors in a ketamine-induced rat model of schizophrenia"

 

Joshua L. Tomchesson (2006)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "The effects of environmental enrichment on body weight, food consumption, and physical activity in rats" 

 

Christie Simpson-McKenzie (2008)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Effects of repeated acute stress in obese and non-obese rats"

 

Michael E. Perry (2009)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Effects of acute and recurrent stress during adolescence on subsequent indices of adult behavioral health in rats"

 

Sarah Shafer Berger (2009)

Ph.D. in Medical & Clinical Psychology, "Behavioral and biological effects of prenatal stress and social enrichment: Relevance to heart disease"

 

Stephanie M. Long (2010)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Effects of exercise training and social environment on stress resilience in male and female Long-Evans rats" 

 

Kristen R. Hamilton (2010)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Impulsive action, psychological stress, and behavioral sensitization to nicotine in a rat model of impulsivity" 

 

Amy K. Starosciak (2010)

Ph.D. in Neuroscience, "Effects of stress and social enrichment on alcohol intake, biological and psychological stress responses in rats" 

 

Cynthia Rose (2010)

Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, "The effects of recurrent stress and a music intervention of tumor progression and indices of distress in an MNU-induced mammary cancer in rats"

 

Angela Yarnell (2013)

Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, "Characterization of psychological and biological factors in an animal model of Warrior Stress"

 

Brendan Finton (2016)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Predicting attrition in a military special program training command"

 

Matthew Moosey (2016)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Military medical leadership in uniformed medical students: Creating a new assessment instrument using the Delphi method"

 

Aaron Weisbrod (2017)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, "Effects of stress on behavioral and biological indices of depression in male and female rats"

 

Margaret Baisley (expected 2017)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, “The electronic Humor to Cope and Connect (e-H2C) Workshop: Feasibility of Internet-based humor skills training”

 

Amanda Webb (expected 2018)

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, “Predicting attrition in the MOS phase of an Army specialty training program”