The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) facilitates the scientific mission of Division 40 by communicating and promoting the integration of scientific goals within the Division, within APA, and across professions. Specific goals of the SAC include promoting the study and application of knowledge regarding brain-behavior relationships, advocating for the recognition of Division 40 as a scientific division of APA, recognizing and encouraging student research in neuropsychology, and addressing scientific issues raised by the membership.
2021 Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Early Career Pilot Study Awards
Overview: The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN) is accepting applications for its Early Career Pilot Study Awards program. Eligible candidates are SCN members (including associates and student affiliates) who are within ten years of having completed their doctoral degree and are committed to basic or clinical research in the field of neuropsychology.
Application requirements: (1) Application face page, (2) Brief abstract of the proposed project, (3) 4-page research plan, (4) NIH-style biosketches of all investigators, (4) Budget and budget justification, (5) Summary of existing facilities resources in the applicant’s setting that are available to support the project, and (6) Letter of support from an identified mentor or mentors who will help facilitate the project.
Application procedure: All materials are to be submitted electronically, in the order listed above and as a single PDF file, to Kati Pagulayan, PhD, Chair, APA Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Early Career Pilot Study Awards Subcommittee, at email@example.com.
Application deadline: February 2021 – Check back in for more details as this date approaches!
Congratulations to our Early Career Pilot Study Award Winners
|Primary Investigator:||Kristin Wilmoth, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin||Primary Investigator:||Jordan Harp, PhD, University of Kentucky|
|Mentor:||Lindsay Nelson, PhD||Mentor:||Frederick Schmitt, PhD|
|Grant Title:||Traumatic brain injury across late childhood and adolescence: Understanding the relationship with mental health morbidity||Grant Title:||Biomarkers for cognitive outcomes after mechanical thrombectomy for emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO)|
|Primary Investigator:||Christopher Nguyen, PhD, The Ohio State University||Primary Investigator:||Alyssa Weakley, PhD, University of California Davis|
|Mentor:||Natalie Denburg, PhD||Mentor:||Sarah Farias, PhD|
|Grant Title:||Decision-making abilities and testamentary capacity among older adults||Grant Title:||Compensation training to improve everyday functioning of older adults with mild cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive complaints: The Digital Memory Notebook|
|Primary Investigator:||Jacob Jones, Ph.D., UCLA||Primary Investigator:||Victoria Merritt, Ph.D., VA San Diego Healthcare System|
|Mentor:||Bob Bilder, Ph.D. & Charles Hinkin, Ph.D.||Mentor:||Peter Arnett, Ph.D.|
|Grant Title:||The gut-brain axis in Parkinson's Disease: Influences of microbiota on cognition and white matter integrity||Grant Title:||Identifying the relationship between genetic factors and neuropsychological outcome following sports-related concussion in adolescents|
|Primary Investigator:||Amery Treble-Barna, Ph.D., |
University of Pittsburgh
|Primary Investigator:||Brian Kavanaugh, Psy.D., Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital/ Brown University|
|Mentor:||Keith Yeates, Ph.D.||Mentor:||Anthony Spirito, Ph.D.|
|Grant Title:||Epigenetic Influences on Neuro-behavioral Recovery Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury||Grant Title:||Cognitive Training to Treat Neural, Cognitive and Behavioral Levels of Executive Functioning Deficits in Children with Anxiety/Depressive Disorder|
|Primary Investigator:||Negar Fani, Ph.D., |
|Primary Investigator:||Tanya Nguyen, Ph.D.,
UC San Diego
|Mentor:||Tricia King, Ph.D.||Mentor:||Lisa Eyler, Ph.D.|
|Grant Title:||The Neural Mechanisms of Physiologically Augmented Mindfulness Meditation||Grant Title:||Inflammatory Correlates of Cognitive and Neural Heterogeneity in Schizophrenia|
|Primary Investigator:||JoAnna Jacobus, Ph.D.,|
UC San Diego
|Primary Investigator:||Lindsay Miller, Ph.D.,
Ocean State Research Institute
|Mentor:||Susan Tapert, Ph.D.||Mentor:||Stephen Correia, Ph.D.|
|Grant Title:||Cognitive Bias Modification Training to Reduce Marijuana Use in Adolescents||Grant Title:||The Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Cognition and Functional Capacity in Older Adults with Heart Failure|
|Primary Investigator:||April Thames, Ph.D., UCLA||Primary Investigator:||Sarah Szymkowicz, M.S.,
University of Florida
|Mentor:||Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D.||Mentor:||Vonetta Dotson, Ph.D.|
|Grant Title:||The Effect of Marijuana Use and HIV status on Neurological Integrity and Cognition||Grant Title:||Age-Related Mechanisms of Emotion Anticipation and Perception|