Announcement: 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award

The winner of the 2015 Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) Dissertation Research Grant is Alicia Ibaraki, from University of Oregon. Her dissertation proposal is titled, Mechanisms that Perpetuate Health Disparities: Physician Stereotype & Bias.

Alicia Ibaraki - 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Winner

Alicia Ibaraki – 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Winner

We are also delighted to announce that we have two honorable mention recipients: Stephanie Carrera, from Iowa State University (Dissertation titled: Interpersonal Risk Factors, Shame and Depression among Asian American College Students: A Moderated Mediation Model) and Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt, from University of California, Davis (Dissertation titled: Impact, Mechanisms, and Individual Variations in the Stress Response to Racial Microaggressions among Asian Americans).

Stephanie Carrera - 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Honorable Mention

Stephanie Carrera – 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Honorable Mention

Gloria Wong - 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Honorable Mention

Gloria Wong – 2015 AAPA Dissertation Research Award Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Alicia, Gloria, and Stephanie. All three doctoral students are invited to present their research at the 2016 AAPA Convention in Denver, Colorado next year. Please join us this year on August 5, 2015 in Toronto, ON where last year’s winners will present their work.

Remember, early bird registration closes on June 30th, http://aapaonline.org/convention!

Cheers,
Brandon Yoo
AAPA Dissertation Research Grant Chair

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