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Katrina Hamilton

Katrina Hamilton

Graduate Student

Psychology

kh353709@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Fall 2014

Program

Experimental Health Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Peggy Zoccola

Curriculum Vitae

Katrina Hamilton
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
200 Porter Hall
Athens, OH   45701
740-593-1707
kh353709@ohio.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Health specialization (Expected May 2019) Ohio University

M.S. Experimental Health Psychology (Expected May 2016) Ohio University
Advisors: Dr. Peggy Zoccola & Dr. David Drozek Current Graduate GPA: 3.659

Heritage Fellow (2014-2019)
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

B.A. Psychology (2014) Ohio University

B.A. Theater (2014) Ohio University

POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Scanlin, M., Wilkinson, M., Mente, L., Hamilton, K., Hollenbeck, C., Zoccola, P., Wilson, T., Patterson, S. (2016). The autonomic and hemodynamic effects of a hydration intervention during a phlebotomy procedure. To be presented at the 74th meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Denver, CO.

Hamilton, K., Scakacs, J., & Drozek, D. (2015). An evaluation of a school based nutrition education program in rural Appalachia. Poster session at the 5th meeting of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Ackers, I., Young, A., Hamilton, K., & Drozek, D. (2015). Effects of a lifestyle medicine program on medical student biomarkers. Poster session at the 5th meeting of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Wilkinson, M., Hamilton, K., Scanlin, M., & Patterson, S.M. (2015). Nocturnal cardiac autonomic function predicts cognitive processing speed. Poster session at the 73rd meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Savannah, GA.

Wilkinson, M., Hamilton, K., Hollenbeck, C.R., Patterson, S.M., (2014). Influence of hydration status on short-term memory in a healthy college sample. Poster submitted for presentation at the 35th meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Lewis, K.N., McGlone, S.T., Golden, S.L., Hamilton, K.R., Lavins, B.D., France, C.R, (2014). Headache diagnosis and frequency are not associated with offset analgesia. Poster session at the 35th Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Hamilton, K., Warfel, R.M., Hess, A., Mushaben, M., Ruggeri, M., Jones, E., Mosher, J., Solano, J., France, J.L., France, C.R., (2013). Exploring blood donation fears using a novel open-ended questionnaire. Poster session presented at the 34th meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Warfel, R.M., Hamilton, K., Hess, A., Mushaben, M., Ruggeri, M., Jones, E., Mosher, J., Solano, J., France, J.L., France, C.R., (2013). A novel measure of implicit attitudes predicts blood donation behavior. Poster session presented at the 34th meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

GRANTS

Student Enhancement Award (2016)
$6,000.00
Source: Ohio University Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity

GSS Travel Grant (2015)
$500.00
Source: Ohio University Graduate Student Senate

American College of Lifestyle Medicine Leadership Grant (2015)
$500.00
Source: American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Diabetes Institute Travel Award (2015)
$250.00
Source: The Diabetes Institute at Ohio University

Original Work Grant (2015)
$750.00
Source: Ohio University Graduate Student Senate

RSAC Research Award (2014)
$10,000.00
Source: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ohio University Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund (2013)
$500.00
Source: Ohio University Vice President for Research Division

David Johnson Undergraduate Research Travel Award (2013)
$250.00
Source: Ohio University Psychology Department

HONORS, AWARDS, & FELLOWSHIPS

2015  Inducted into Sigma Xi, the International Honor Society for Research in Science and Engineering
2014  Heritage Fellowship awardee, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
2013  Excellent Abstract Award, the 34th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, California
2013  Meritorious Student Abstract Award, the 34thAnnual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, California
2011  Inducted into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSE WORK

Completed
PSY7250: Health Psychology
PSY7240: Psychoneuroimmunology
PSY6110: Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
PSY6100: Data Management
PSY6310: Cognitive Processes
PSY 6112: Linear Regression Analysis PSY 6120: Advanced Research Methods
PSY 6220: Physiological Psychology
HLTH 6791: Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, & Control
PSY 6210: Human Psychophysiology
TBS 6220: Translational Biomedical Sciences Career Development
Enrolled
PSY 7170: Health Statistics
PSY 7960: Seminar in Teaching of Psychology

PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS

“Examining Telomeric Changes, Lifestyle, and Chronic Pain” Presented at The Diabetes Institute at Ohio University’s Student Research Seminar, April 15, 2016.

Ask Me Anything about Grad School Panel. Department of Psychology’s Advising and Resource Center, Ohio University. March 2016.

Career Strategies for Psychology Majors Panel. Career & Leadership Development Center, Ohio University. March 2016.

Psychology Alumni Panel. Career Development for Psychology Seniors, Ohio University. October 2015.

Psychology Graduate Student Q & A Panel. Department of Psychology’s Advising and Resource Center, Ohio University. March 2015.

OHIO Psychology Alumni Panel. Career Strategies for Psychology Majors, Ohio University. March 2015.

“Can We Reverse Accelerated Aging?: A Longitudinal Study Examining Telomeric Changes, Lifestyle, and Chronic Pain” Presented at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Work in Progress Seminar, February 12, 2015.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Training

  • Telomere Length Assay via qPCR, November 2014
  • DNA extraction, May 2014
  • Cortisol Assay, October 2013
  • Chemical Hygiene Training, September 2013
  • Epinephrine & Norepinephrine Assays, July 2013
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training, May 2013
  • Patient Interaction & Confidentiality, December 2012
  • Confederate Neutrality, September 2012

Computer Programs

  • SPSS
  • MediaLab
  • Inquisit
  • Qualtrics

Other

  • Basic Comprehension of Mandarin Chinese & Spanish

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2015    Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
2015    American College of Lifestyle Medicine
2015    American Psychosomatic Society
2013    Society of Behavioral Medicine
2012    American Psychological Association
2011    Ohio Psychological Association
2011    Psi Chi International Honor Society

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2015-2016    Ohio University Psychology Graduate Representative Council Admissions Committee-Experimental Health Representative


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