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AOTA & Upstate NY OT Fieldwork Consortium present:

AOTA Fieldwork Educators Certificate Program Workshop


NUTRITION FACULTY ACCOLADES


AbuSabha elected member of the national accreditation board for dietetics

Professor of Nutrition Rayane AbuSabha, PhD, RD was elected to serve a four-year term as a board member of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). ACEND is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) or dietetic technicians, registered (DTR). Rayane is one of fourteen elected board members nationally. 

AbuSabha Presents at Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo

Professor of Nutrition Rayane AbuSabha, PhD, RD presented a plenary session at the annual conference of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in October in Nashville, TN on her qualitative research that examined the differences in the mindsets between clinical field supervisors and those who choose not to serve as field supervisors.

PSYCHOLOGY FACULTY ACCOLADES


ELLEN COLE

Member, APA Working Group to review 2007 Guidelines for Practice for Women and Girls (expected completion 2016)

Book Review Editor, Psychology of Women Quarterly

Cole, E., with Patrick Deleon, Bonnie Strickland, and Terrence Koller (2015, August). Meaningful Retirement. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.  

Gidden, J. Cole, E., (2015). 70 Candles: Women Thriving in their Eighth Decade

Cole, E., Gergen, M. (2016). Positive aging: What feminist therapists need to know. (co-editors of a special issue) Women & Therapy (in press).


ALICIA HARLOW

Member, Division 35 Early Career Psychologists Committee

Palandra, A. L., & Harlow, A. J. (2015, August) Women, diversity, and eating disorders: A review of the extant literature. Poster presented at the International Women’s Summit, Toronto, Canada.

Harlow, A. J., Hutchison, A., Cole, E., & Ægisdóttir, S. (2015, August). Work-life balance and a career in academia: A forum for early career professionals and mentors. Conversation hour presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Morse, G. S., Forest, N. Z., Graves, D. F., Harlow, A. J., Cooney, J., Pierce, D., & Griffin, W. (2015, August). Pilot study to evaluate work habits associated with graduate dissertation and thesis completion. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.


GAYLE MORSE

President-Elect, Society for Indigenous Psychologists

Chair-elect, American Psychological Association, Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI)

Morse, G., McIntyre, J. G., & King, J. (in press). Positive psychology in American Indians. In E. Chang and N. Lin (Eds.). Handbook of Positive Psychology in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups: Theory, Research, Assessment, and Practice. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association


Phi Theta Epsilon (PTE) The Occupational Therapy Honor Society

Program Content: Mike Wacholder, long-time RPI faculty member, overseer of the RPI "Technology Park" development and management, and the first director of the university's world renowned Incubator Program, shared personal insights about his journey toward recovery after a devastating stroke in 2012 through his inspirational book, Where's There? The Shared Insights of a Stroke Survivor .

Date of event: November 2, 2015 in the Shea Learning Center (hosted by PTE, attended by OT graduate students)

Name of Mike's book: Where's There? The Shared Insights of a Stroke Survivor 

Additional information about the author: http://www.mikewacholder.com/