Category: Clinical

News related to the Clinical program.

Lisa Smith Wins APTC Clinic Director Mentor Award

The Department would like to congratulate Lisa Smith on winning the Association of Psychology Training Clinic’s (APTC) Clinic Director Mentor Award. The Clinic Director Mentor Award recognizes an APTC Training Clinic Director each year who demonstrates extraordinary mentorship of another Training Clinic Director.

Clinical Program Leadership Updates

Professor Marcy Tompson has been named Director of the Clinical Psychology PhD Program and Professor Rachel Merson has been named Assistant Director of the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, taking over from Drs. Tibor Palfai and Todd Farchione, respectively. Drs. Palfai and Farchione served in these roles from 2011-2023.

PBS Announces Two New Graduate Research Awards for Research on the Psychology, Health and Well-Being of Minoritized Individuals or Groups

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that it has established two annual $2500 Boston University graduate research awards for projects related to Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI). The awards will support research on the psychology, health and well-being of minoritized individuals or groups. Two of these awards are offered […]

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student Rini Kaplan Wins the McMillen Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research

Rini Kaplan, a student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program, has won the McMillen Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research from the American Psychological Association (APA)’s Division 20, Adult Development and Aging. The McMillen is designed to encourage graduate student interest in research on Parkinson’s disease. Rini’s selection reflects the high quality of her dissertation research […]