Psychology Ph.D alums shine

And speaking of great work by our post-docs and graduate students, graduates of the Franklin College’s doctoral program in clinical psychology can be found in academic and clinical settings across the nation, and two recent alumni have been honored for their work by the American Psychological Association’s Society of Pediatric Psychology:

  • Laura Simons, who earned her PhD from UGA in 2006 and now an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, received the Routh Early-Career Award in Pediatric Psychology...

The fight against Toxoplasmosis

img_ctegd.jpgThe Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases is a UGA-wide, multi-disciplinary center establshed in 1998 to bring together research, education and service resources in parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics. The Franklin College has been one its core institutional partners from the beginning, recognizing that facilitating expertise from a wide-range of disciplines is the key to fighting diseases in the...

It's a perennial issue on college campuses nationwide, one with heavy effects on the health and saefty of students: Binge drinking.

A doctoral candidate from psychology has published findings that suggest patterns of binge drinking establish the environment for dangerous situations.

The study, recently published in the journal Violence and Victims, found that first-year female college students who drank four or more alcoholic drinks in one day at the start...