Awards Committee Chair: Douglas Whiteside, PhD
2018 Early Career Awardee
2018 Blue Ribbon Awardees
Nikki H. Stricker, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
2018 Levitt Early Career Award Winner
Dr. Stricker is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science who received her PhD in the Neuropsychology Specialty Track at the University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed her internship at the Southwest Consortium Predoctoral Psychology Internship in Albuquerque, NM, her postdoctoral fellowship at the New Mexico VA Healthcare System in Albuquerque, and additional postdoctoral training at the VA Boston Healthcare System. The competition this year was extremely close with several very highly qualified applicants. We are pleased to congratulate Dr. Stricker on this award.
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