Awards Committee Chair: Douglas Whiteside, PhD
2019 Early Career Awardee
2019 Blue Ribbon Awardees
Scott Sperling, PsyD
2019 Levitt Early Career Award Winner
The SCN Awards Committee is very pleased to announce that Scott Sperling, PsyD, from the University of Virginia is the 2019 winner of the Levitt Early Career Award. Dr. Sperling is an active researcher and leader in the neuropsychology community. He will be presenting during the Awards ceremony next August at the APA Convention. The committee reviewed applications from 4 very talented and dedicated early career neuropsychologists and the ratings were quite close and competitive. The Awards Committee would like to thank all the applications for their hard work and dedication to the field of neuropsychology.
Best Student Submission:
Kharine Jean, BS (University of Georgia)
The Differential Effects of Education on Functional Status Based on Genetic Risk
Best Student Translational
Amie Kim, BS (University of Victoria)
The Clinical Utility of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Children with ADHD
Best Student Minority Submission:
Yingjing Xia (University of California, San Diego)
Distinguishing Amnestic MCI Subtypes in Older Adults via Screening versus Expanded Memory Tests
Best Student Evidence-Based
Brianna Hardt, BS (Loma Linda University)
Working Memory as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Education and Phonemic Fluency
Best Student Cross-Cultural
Angely A Piazza-Rodríguez, BA (Palo Alto University)
Exercise predicts memory performance over time among
older Latinx adults
Best Early Career Submission:
Kelsey R. Thomas, PhD (University of California, San Diego)
Cognitive Training Increases MCI-to-Normal Reversion Rate in the ACTIVE Study
Best Established Professional Submission:
Duke Han, PhD (University of Southern California)
Perceived Discrimination in Older Black Adults is Associated with Insula Functional Connectivity
Past Early Career Award Winners
2018 Nikki H. Stricker, Ph.D.
2017 Emily Edmonds, Ph.D.
2016 Shawn McClintock, Ph.D.
2015 Melanie Chandler, Ph.D.
2014 Jared Bruce, Ph.D.
2013 Laura L. S. Howe, J.D., Ph.D.
2012 Angela L. Jefferson, PhD
2011 Monica Rivera Mindt, PhD
2010 Adam M. Brickman, PhD
2009 Nancy D. Chiaravalloti, PhD
2008 Maria T. Schultheis, PhD
2007 Steven Paul Woods, PsyD
2006 Tanis J. Ferman, PhD
2005 Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD
2004 Agnes S. Chan, PhD
2003 Deborah Koltai Attix, PhD
2002 Jennifer J. Manly, PhD
2001 Joseph H. Ricker, PhD