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Summer 2020

  • Congratulations doctoral student Kristin Aho on being awarded The Children’s Foundation Behavioral Health Scholarship! 

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  • Congratulations Armando Chacon on being awarded an EMU Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program Award for Fall 2020! Armando will be studying the relationships between parent executive functioning, parent-child attachment, and child self-regulation. 

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  • Welcome new lab members May Haylee Whitlock and Marcel Bellamy

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April 2020

  • Congratulations Spring 2020 Graduates:
Undergraduates:

Rylee Smith, Reyna Lee, Abu Isse, Antonio Berry, Nicholas Nanney, Lyndsey Peterson, Kristen Dolohanty

General Clinical Masters graduates:

Natasha Bourgoin, Tiffany Ludkin, Leah Parry, Jenipher Servin Olivares

Winter 2020

  • Congratulations to doctoral student Jerrica Pitzen on matching for internship! She will be completing her internship at The Children's Center in Salt Lake City Utah in the 2020-2021 academic year. 

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  • Congrats SEED Lab members Krysten Schultz and Abu Isse on admission to the GC masters program for the 2020-2021 school year! 

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December 2019

  • Congratulations to SEED Lab members Kaitlin Dwyer, Sierra Powdhar, Megan McNulty and Lawrence Parsons who graduated on Sunday, December 16th!

  • Welcome new lab member Camile Roebuck!
  • Lab members presented small group projects that will be submitted to the Association for Psychological Science conference taking place in Chicago in May 2020.
  • Congrats to Dr. Lawler and lab members Kristin Aho and Reyna Lee who all had their submissions accepted to the World Association for Infant Mental Health Conference which will take place in Brisbane, Australia in June 2020.
 Camile Roebuck

Camile Roebuck

Welcome new lab member!

Kaitlin Dwyer

Kaitlin Dwyer

Graduated on Sunday, December 16th!

Lawrence Parsons

Lawrence Parsons

Graduated on Sunday, December 16th!

Megan McNulty

Megan McNulty

Graduated on Sunday, December 16th!

Sierra Powdhar

Sierra Powdhar

Graduated on Sunday, December 16th!

Presentation photo one

Presentation photo one

Presentation photo two

Presentation photo two

Presentation photo three

Presentation photo three


November 2019


October 2019

  • Hooray! We finally remembered to take a lab picture!
The Seed Lab Members

The Seed Lab Members

A group photo with everybody in it!


September 2019

  • Welcome new SEED Lab members Rosa Colon Zayas, Kyle Mitchell, Krysten Schultz, Abigail Martin and Jordan Sieja.

 

Abigail Martin

Abigail Martin

Welcome new SEED lab member

Kyle Mitchell

Kyle Mitchell

Welcome new SEED lab member

Krysten Schultz

Krysten Schultz

Welcome new SEED lab member

Rosa Colon Zayas

Rosa Colon Zayas

Welcome new SEED lab member

Jordan Sieja

Jordan Sieja

Welcome new SEED lab member


August 2019

  • Welcome new SEED Lab members Izzy Tolsma, Armando Chacon and Salena Napora.
Armando Chacon

Armando Chacon

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Izzy Tolsma

Izzy Tolsma

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Salena Napora

Salena Napora

Welcome new SEED Lab member

 


July 2019

  • Congratulations to SEED Lab member Jerrica Pitzen for successfully proposing her Dissertation Study titled "Understanding the Parental Mind: Examining the stability of parental reflective functioning around the birth of a child and associations with maternal mind-mindedness."
Dissertation Study

Dissertation Study

Congratulations to SEED Lab member Jerrica Pitzen for successfully proposing her Dissertation Study


 

May 2019

  • Congratulations to SEED Lab member Kaitlin Dwyer for her Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program Award for Summer 2019! She will be investigating parental self-efficacy, mental health and parental sensitivity as part of the Development of Self-Regulation Study. Kaitlin presented her proposed project at the Summer Science Research Initiative event on May 22.
  • SEED Lab members Jerrica Pitzen, Tiffany Ludkin, Kristin Aho, Morgan Daugherty, Natasha Bourgoin, Sierra Powdhar and Kaitlin Dwyer presented their research at the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health Conference on May 6, 2019.
    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    Infant Mental Health Conference.

    SEED Lab member Kaitlin Dwyer

    SEED Lab member Kaitlin Dwyer

    Development of Self-Regulation Study


April 2019

  • Welcome new SEED Lab members Leah Parry and Reyna Lee!
Leah Parry

Leah Parry

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Reyna Lee

Reyna Lee

Welcome new SEED Lab member


March 2019

  • Sierra Powdher, a SEED Lab Undergraduate Honors student, presented her research at the EMU Undergraduate Symposium on March 29, 2019.
  • SEED Lab members Jerrica Pitzen, Jenipher Servin Oliveras and Sierra Powdhar traveled to Baltimore, MD to present their research at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference March 21-23, 2019.
Sierra Powdher

Sierra Powdher

Sierra Powdher

Sierra Powdher

Sierra Powdher

Sierra Powdher


February 2019

  • Congrats to SEED Lab volunteer Amanda Hicks who was admitted to the EMU Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology for Fall 2019 under the mentorship of Dr. Angela Staples!

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January 2018

Welcome new SEED Lab members Lawrence Parsons, Lissette Rosas and Rylee Smith!

Lawrence Parsons

Lawrence Parsons

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Lissette Rosas

Lissette Rosas

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Rylee Smith

Rylee Smith

Welcome new SEED Lab member


October 2018

Dr. Lawler's research from University of Michigan examining postpartum depression and its effects on children's stress physiology was published this month in Infancy. 


September 2018

  • Congrats Jerrica Pitzen on successfully completing her Qualification Exam!
  • Welcome new SEED Lab members Kristin Aho, Morgan Daugherty, Natasha Bourgoin, Megan McNulty, Karleigh Hassenzahl, Kristen Dolohanty, Meghan Waggoner, Markita Payton and Deb Usitalo!
 
Kristin Aho

Kristin Aho

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Morgan Daugherty

Morgan Daugherty

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Natasha Bourgoin

Natasha Bourgoin

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Megan McNulty

Megan McNulty

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Karleigh Hassenzahl

Karleigh Hassenzahl

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Kristen Dolohanty

Kristen Dolohanty

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Meghan Waggoner

Meghan Waggoner

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Markita Payton

Markita Payton

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Deb Usitalo

Deb Usitalo

Welcome new SEED Lab member

Jerrica Pitzen

Jerrica Pitzen

Successfully completed her Qualification Exam!


Summer 2018

SEED Lab members were busy this summer enrolling participants in the EMU Family Participants by hosting a booth at the Ypsilanti Farmers Market!

A photo from the Ypsilanti Farmers Market.

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