ISDP 2021 Awards Committee

Jennifer Silvers, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles (Chair)
Natalie Brito, New York University
Bridget Callaghan, University of California, Los Angeles

Awards Nominations & Submission Deadlines:

Nomination/Application Deadline: EXTENDED July 15, 2021

Travel and/or Abstract Awards are available for students and post-docs members of the ISDP. Applications must be made through the online application form by the extended deadline of July 15, 2021 with supporting documentation uploaded copy of the abstract submission for ISDP 2021 Hybrid Meeting, as well as a letter verifying student or post-doc training status must be uploaded as pdf’s. A pdf version of the submitted abstract with the ID number, can be downloaded during the abstract submission process. Students and post-doctoral fellows must be members of ISDP to be eligible.

  • A letter of verification of student/post-doc training status from the applicant’s research advisor
  • Applicant’s abstract as presenting author (please download the abstract from your member profile in the member/conference management system, abstract submission deadline is extended to July 15, 2021.)

Please note you will receive an invalid login message and will not be able to access this form until your ISDP Student or Postdoc Membership dues have been paid for 2021 as the Travel Awards are restricted to ISDP members.

2020 ISDP Award Winners

Martha Ann Bell, 2020 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner
Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Denise M. Werchan, PhD
Hennessy-Smotherman Wiley Best Student Paper Award for the journal Developmental Psychobiology, Julia E. Morgan
2020 Senior Investigator Award, Mark S. Blumberg, PhD, Wendell Miller Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Iowa

Announcing the 2020 FABBS Early Career Impact Award Winner:

Bridget Callaghan of ISDP “Tracing the Effects of Childhood Trauma”. Congratulations Bridget! Read More
 

Announcing the 2020 ISDP Award Winners:

2020 Awards Committee: Dima Amso, Brown University (Chair);  Natalie Brito, New York University and Bridget Callaghan, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Denise M. Werchan, PhDDept. of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University
    – Mentor: – Dima Amso, PhD, Brown University (Now Columbia University in the City)
  • Dissertation AwardMorgan Reiss Firestein, PhDDepartment of Psychiatry, Division of Developmental Neuroscience, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY USA
    – Postdoctoral Mentor: William Fifer, PhD, Columbia University in the City; Dissertation Mentor: Frances Champagne, Columbia University in the City
  • David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Natalie Hiromi Brito, PhDAssistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, Department of Applied Psychology, NYU
  • Senior Investigator AwardMark S. Blumberg, PhDWendell Miller Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Iowa
  • Rovee-Collier Mentor AwardMartha Ann Bell, PhDDepartment of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Hennessy-Smotherman Wiley Best Student Paper Award for the journal Developmental PsychobiologyJulia E. Morgan, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, UCSF
  • Best Poster Award: Giana Isabella Teresi, Stanford University
  • People’s Choice Best Poster Award: Joscelin Rocha Hidalgo, Georgetown University

Thanks to our grantors, sponsors and exhibitors

Thank you to all of our sponsors, who have generously supported ISDP Student & Postdoc Member Travel Awards as well as selected Symposium Speaker’s travel.  Funding for these awards was generously provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentJohn Wiley and Sons Publishing, (publishers of the ISDP’s official journal, Developmental Psychobiology, the Division of Developmental Neuroscience in Psychiatry at Columbia University,  MagstimEGIBrain Vision, LLCThe Trust Insurance Programs, ANT NeuroZero to Three and the members of the ISDP. Thanks to all our generous sponsors and exhibitors!

 

These were the 2019 ISDP Award Winners:

2019 Awards Committee: Amanda Tarullo, Boston University (Chair); Dima Amso, Brown University;  and Natalie Brito, New York University

  • Rovee-Collier Mentor Award, Joanne Weinberg, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Senior Investigator Award, Martha Ann Bell, Professor of Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • Distinguished Service Award, George F. Michel, Professor, Department of Psychology, The University of North Caroline at Greensboro
  • Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Raha Hassan, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMasters University – Mentor: – Louis Schmidt, PhD
  • David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Bridget L. Callaghan, Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of California, Los Angeles
  • Dissertation Award, Virginia C. Salo, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stress and Early Adversity Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Nashville, Research – Postdoctoral Mentor: Kathryn L. Humphreys, PhD, Ed.M.; Dissertation Mentor: Nathan Fox, PhD
  • Hennessy-Smotherman Wiley Best Student Paper Award for the journal Developmental Psychobiology, Sarah L Blankenship, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland for her first author paper: “Early parenting predicts hippocampal subregion volume via stress reactivity in childhood”, First published: 04 October 2018 https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21788
  • Best Poster Award: Paul Bloom for his poster presentation: MULTIVERSE ANALYSIS STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPMENTAL FMRI
  • Best Perinatal Poster: Amirah Hurst for her poster presentation: LONG TERM CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY LIFE OPIOID EXPOSURE ON THE BRAIN
  • People’s Choice Best Poster Award: Cynthia Rodriguez for her poster presentation: DELAYED MATURATION OF VISUAL EVOKED POTENTIALS IN NEWBORNS OF GESTATIONAL DIABETIC MOTHERS

Thank you to all of our sponsors, who have generously supported ISDP Student & Postdoc Member Travel Awards as well as selected Symposium Speaker’s travel.  Funding for these awards was generously provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), John Wiley and Sons Publishing, (publishers of the ISDP’s official journal, Developmental Psychobiology, the Division of Developmental Neuroscience in Psychiatry at Columbia University, the Nurture Science Project at Columbia University, as well as our Industry Sponsors: Philips Neuro, Positive Science and Zero to Three and the members of the ISDP. Thanks to all our generous sponsors and exhibitors!

Click on the photo below to view the Flickr Photo album for the 2019 ISDP Award Winners:

2019 ISDP Awards