Friday, February 12, 2010

Congratulations to PhD Student Elizabeth Duval and Faculty Member Dr. Melisa Rempfer!

I am pleased to have this opportunity to brag about two of our department members, Elizabeth Duval, MA., a doctoral student in our Clinical Psychology program, and Dr. Melisa Rempfer. We are all very proud of their accomplishments! Dr. Tamera Murdock, Department Chair

Elizabeth Duval, Graduate PhD Student:
Graduate student Liz Duval received an award from the UMKC Women's Council Graduate Assistance Fund (GAF) with Outstanding Merit. She will use this to help fund her dissertation research in which she is using functional brain imaging and other physiological measures to investigate how the brains of people with social anxiety respond differently to emotional faces than everyone else's. Congratulations, Liz!

Melisa Rempfer, PhD, Co-DCT & Honors Faculty Member:

Dr. Melissa Rempfer was named as an Honors Faculty Fellow for a two-year period beginning Jan. 2010. Dr. Rempfer will participate in the weekly Honors colloquium, advise undergraduate psychology Honors students and teach an Honors section of General Psychology each Fall semester. Congratulations, Dr. Rempfer!