Awards Committee Chair: Douglas Whiteside, PhD
2019 Early Career Awardee
2018 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:
The sensitivity of a novel cognitive stress test in identifying B-Amyloid presence in amnestic MCI.
Best Student Translational
Metacognitve self-reflection enhances the benefits of cognitive training in schizophrenia.
Best Student Minority Submission:
Ecological validity and functional assessment of self-reported cognitive complaints in older adults.
Best Student Evidence-Based
Is alcohol neuroprotective in methamphetamine-associated neuropsychological impairment?
Best Student Cross-Cultural
Ethnicity moderates subjective caregivers' ratings of cognition on objective performance in dementia.
Best Post-doctoral Fellow Submission:
Shawn Jacob, Ph.D.
Executive functioning predicts coping in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
Best Early Career Submission:
Michael Thomas, Ph.D.
A psychometric neuroimaging analysis of load-response curves in schizophrenia.
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