Congratulations and Lab Member Updates!

The FF-PTG has some exciting news to share about some of the members of the lab.

Kaylie, a masters student was accepted into a clinical Ph. D. program through Bowling Green State University! She will be pursuing her research passions with Dr. Carolyn Tompsett. Dr. Tompsett is partnered with the local juvenile court and researches substance abuse and juvenile delinquency using a community framework. Kaylie is planning to research the role of trauma within the context of juvenile delinquency as well as the effect of trauma on the development and maintenance of antisocial behaviors. We are so proud of your achievements and are excited to see what your future project entail Kaylie!

Paxton, an undergraduate student and current lab manager, has been accepted into Oakland University’s BA/MS program. This means that along with getting his bachelors degree he will immediately begin working towards getting his Master’s. Paxton will be staying with the FF-PTG lab as a graduate student! He will continue to pursue his topics of interest when it comes to researching tipping points while working on his thesis. The current study has just been awarded the Provost Research grant! This means he now has funding to further investigate these topics meaning more research is possible! During the summer he will be continuing his study on tipping points as well as working on other projects!

Isabelle, the former lab manager, research assistant, and Honor’s College student, is graduating. She will be leaving the lab and pursuing a career within the medical field. Isabelle aspires to earn an MS in Cardiovascular Perfusion to become a CCP. She currently is observing various perfusionists in the state of Michigan through Trinity Health, Corewell Health Beaumont, and Comprehensive Care Services. Since 2018, Isabelle has worked in healthcare for Corewell Health Beaumont. She will be continuing to work with the organization as a Nuclear Medicine Assistant along with Rochester General Surgery as a medical scribe to further develop her professional skills for her future career.

We are so proud of the outcomes of our lab members. We know that wherever each of them go success will follow them! The FF-PTG is a place to facilitate individuals passions for research and psychology. We cannot wait to see what the future holds for each of our assistant; for those who are leaving the lab for future pursuits and those staying alike!

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