Student Award Winners

TCN Student Project Competition Winners

2020

First Place ($1,000 award): 

John W. Lace, Alex F. Grant, Phillip Ruppert, David A. S. Kaufman, Carson L. Teague, Kimberly Lowell & Jeffrey D. Gfeller (2019) Detecting noncredible performance with the neuropsychological assessment battery, screening module: A simulation study, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, DOI: 10.1080/13854046.2019.1694703

Runners Up ($500 award):

David P. Sheppard, Anastasia Matchanova, Kelli L. Sullivan, Saniah Ishtiaq Kazimi & Steven Paul Woods (2020) Prospective memory partially mediates the association between aging and everyday functioning, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 34:4, 755-774, DOI: 10.1080/13854046.2019.1637461

Madison A. Niermeyer & Yana Suchy (2020) Walking, talking, and suppressing: Executive functioning mediates the relationship between higher expressive suppression and slower dual-task walking among older adults, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 34:4, 775-796, DOI: 10.1080/13854046.2019.1704436

2019

First Place ($1,000 award): Damian Leitner

Leitner, Damian; Miller, Harry; & Libben, Maya (2019). Assessing the Predictive Value of a Neuropsychological Model on Concurrent Function in Acute Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Vol 33 (5).

Runners Up ($500 award): Erin Trifilio and Daniel van Helvoort

Trifilio, Erin; Tanner, Jared; Butterfield, London; Mangal, Paul; Maye, Jacqueline; Marsiske, Michael; Price, Catherine; & Bowers, Dawn (2019). A Tale of Two Stories: Validity of an Alternative Story Memory Test in a Sample of Older Adults. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Vol 33.

van Helvoort, Daniel; Merckelbach, Harald; & Merten, Thomas (2019). The Self-Report Symptom Inventory (SRSI) is Sensitive to Instructed Feigning, but not to Genuine Psychopathology in Male Forensic Inpatients: An Initial Study. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Vol 33.

2018

First Place ($1,000 award): Robert Kanser

Kanser, R., Rapport, L., Bashem, J., & Hanks, R. (2018). Detecting Malingering in Traumatic Brain Injury: Combining Response Time with Performance Validity Test Accuracy. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. Published on line ahead of print.

Runners Up ($500 award): Justin Karr and Dana Rosado

Karr, J., Garcia-Barrera, M., Holdnack, J., & Iverson, G. (2018). Advanced Clinical Interpretation of the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System: Multivariate Base Rates of Low Scores. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32 (1), 42-53.

Rosado, D., Buehler, S., Botbol-Berman, E., Feigon, M., Leon, A., Luu, H., Carrion, C., Gonzales, M., Rao, J., Grief, T., Seidenberg, M., & Pliskin, N. (2018). Neuropsychological Feedback Services Improve Quality of Life and Social Adjustment. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32 (3), 422-435.

2017

First Place ($1,000 award): Elizabeth Gromisch (pictured above with Drs. Yana Suchy and Douglas Whiteside)

Gromisch, Elizabeth S.; Zemon, Vance; Holtzer, Roee; Chiaravalloti, Nancy D.; DeLuca, John; Beier, Meghan; Farrell, Eileen; Snyder, Stacey; Schairer, Laura C.; Glukhovsky, Lisa; Botvinick, Jason; Sloan, Jessica; Picone, Mary A.; Kin, Sonya & Foley, Frederick W. (2016). Assessing the criterion validity of four highly abbreviated measures from the Minimal Assessment of Cognitive Function in Multiple Sclerosis (MACFIMS). The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(7), 1032–1049.

Runners Up ($500 award): Robert Kanser and Paul Ingram

Kanser, Robert J; Rapport, Lisa; Bashem, Jesse R.; Billing, Nia M.; Hanks, Robin A.; Axelrod, Bradley N. & Miller, Justin B. (2017). Strategies of successful and unsuccessful simulators coached to feign traumatic brain injury The Clinical Neuropsychologist31(3), 644–653.

Ingram, Paul B. & Ternes, Michael S. (2016). The detection of content-based invalid responding: a meta-analysis of the MMPI-2-Restructured Form’s (MMPI-2-RF) over-reporting validity scales. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(4), 473–496.

2016

First place ($1,000 award): Phillip Martin

Martin, P. K., Schroeder, R. W., & Odland, A. P. (2015). Neuropsychologists’ validity testing beliefs and practices: A survey of North American professionals. The Clinical Neuropsychologist29(6), 741-776.

Runners up ($500 award): David Sheppard and Jacob Lafo

Sheppard, D. P., Woods, S. P., Bondi, M. W., Gilbert, P. E., Massman, P. J., & Doyle, K. L. (2015). Does Older Age Confer an Increased Risk of Incident Neurocognitive Disorders Among Persons Living with HIV Disease?. The Clinical Neuropsychologist29(5), 656-677.

Lafo, J. A., Jones, J. D., Okun, M. S., Bauer, R. M., Price, C. C., & Bowers, D. (2015). Memory Similarities Between Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease: A Final Common Pathway? The Clinical Neuropsychologist29(7), 985-1001.

Student Representative to the AACN Board of Directors

Katherine Dorociak, PhD
Katherine Dorociak, PhD2020-2021
Benjamin Brett, Ph.D.2019-2020
Angelina Polsinelli, Ph.D.2018-2019
Joyce Tam, Ph.D.2017-2018
Seth Margolis, Ph.D.2016-2017
Stephanie Towns, Psy.D.2015-2016
Alissa Butts, Ph.D.2014-2015
Michelle Reinlieb, Ph.D.2013-2014
Amanda Gooding, Ph.D.2012-2013
Leslie Guidotti-Breting, Ph.D.2011-2012

Greiffenstein-Kaplan Student Research Award

Erik Ringdahl2019
August Miller Price2018
Leslie Susan Gaynor2017
Donna Murdaugh2016
Julius Burkauskas2015
Taylor Kuhn2014
O.A. Bjorkquist2013
D.J. Bearden2012
Megan Scott2011
Bridget Doane2010
Adriana Seelye2009
Trinity Urban2008
Laura Santerre-Lemon2007
Colleen McCue2006