Lab Alumni and Awards
Lab Alumni and Awards
Several students have been recognized for their work, either related to the lab or their own research.
Cole Walsh, ’19, won the Koster Award for Best Abstract and Best Presentation at the Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat in 2017.
Julia Blumenstyk, ’14, won the Koster Award for Best Abstract at the Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat in 2012.
Dana Breakstone, ’10, won the Best Poster Award at the Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat in 2009.
Nina Gold, ’09, won the Erlbaum Prize for the Best Paper in Cognitive Science for work on 3- to 5-year-old children’s understanding of age. This is a national competition hosted by Psi Chi, the honorary society for Psychology. This project was completed in PS 347-348 (Seminar and Collaborative Research in Cognitive Development). Nina completed her medical degree at Harvard University.
Students have graduated and gone off into a variety of directions after Colby. Some have continued to do research (either as a Research Assistant – RA – or in graduate school), others have become teachers, and others have pursued careers in the health professions.
|Research and/or Graduate School|| Teaching||Health Professions||Other Careers|
|Yewande Tojoula, ’23 Post-Bac Certificate Program, Foster School of Medicine, El Paso||Sarah Carrigan, ’16 Yarmouth. ME, High School||Erica Chung, ’22 MD, U of California, San Francisco||Alexandria Vieux, ’22 Student Affairs, Georgetown U|
|Sarah Boland, ’17 Clinical PhD, Washington State U||Connie Jangro, ’13 Match Teacher Residency||Claire Wilson, ’21 Patient Comm Coordinator||Cole Walsh, ’19 Forrester Research|
|Catherine Stewart, ’11 PhD Clinical Psychology, U of CT||Hali Castleman, ’11 Teach for America||Ellen Spector, ’21 Patient advocate at Community of Hope, Wash. D.C.||Meng Zhao, ’16 Netpop, market research|
|Aneth Laban, ’10 PhD Biomedical Sciences, UMass Medical School||Sarah Kunkel, ’08 MA Elementary Education, Leslie U||Jonathan Kim, ’21 MD, Drexel U||Julia Blumenstyk,’14 Ad Council of New York|
|Stacey Dubois, ’08 PhD Experimental Psychology, Tufts University||Carolyn Daniels, ’19 MD, Case Western Reserve U||Shaquan Huntt, ’13 Americorp/VISTA JD, Fordham University|
|Cheryl Haan, ’08 PhD Social Psychology, U of VA||Brittany Hughes, ’12 Nurse Practitioner, Yale U||Dana Breakstone, ’10 Global Revenue Operations, Fivetran|
|Linsey Walker, ’08 RA Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center||Natasha Atkinson, ’11 Nurse Practitioner, Columbia U||Casey Lynch, ’09 Graphic Arts|
|Kaitlyn Billington, ’11 Nurse Practitioner, Columbia U|
|Johanna Salay, ’11 MD, Tufts University|
|Pollee Hruby, ’09 Nurse Practitioner, Yale University|
|Carla Jacobs, ’09 DO, NY College of Osteopathic Medicine|
|Stephanie Lubin-Levy, ’08 Nurse Practitioner, Mass General|