ISDP Awards Committee

Julie Campbell, PhD, Illinois State University (CHAIR)
Heather Brenhouse, PhD, Northeastern University, Boston

Awards Nominations & Submission Deadlines:

Nomination/Application Deadline: March 18, 2024

For the Application/Nomination Forms please click on the links below


  • ISDP Student/Postdoc Member Travel and/or Abstract Awards (Student Members and Early-Career members who are still Postdocs) for ISDP 2024 Meeting. Application is through the online Abstract Submission Form, submission deadline June 3, 2024.

2023 ISDP Award Winners

The 2023 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Nim Tottenham, PhD, Professor of Psychology Columbia University Department of Psychology
The 2023 Senior Investigator Award goes to George Frederick Michel, Ph. D. Emeritus Professor of Psychology University of North Carolina Greensboro
The 2023 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner:Emily Cohodes, PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab, Yale University, New Haven, USA
2023 Kuchinski award winner: Laurel J Gabard-Durnam, PhD Northeastern University
2023 ISDP Dissertation Award Winner – Isabella (Isa) Stallworthy, PhD JSMF Postdoctoral Fellow Complex Systems Lab University of Pennsylvania Pronouns: she/her/hers
Winner of the 2023 Hennessy-Smotherman-WileyBest Student Paper Award: Sofia Carozza, PhD
2023 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOBIOLOGY WINNER Kathryn L. Humphreys, Ph.D., Ed.M.
2023 Kuchinski award winner: Laurel J Gabard-Durnam, PhD Northeastern University
The 2023 Senior Investigator Award goes to George Frederick Michel, Ph. D. Emeritus Professor of Psychology University of North Carolina Greensboro
The 2023 Senior Investigator Award goes to George Frederick Michel, Ph. D. Emeritus Professor of Psychology University of North Carolina Greensboro
The 2023 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Nim Tottenham, PhD, Professor of Psychology Columbia University Department of Psychology
The 2023 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Nim Tottenham, PhD, Professor of Psychology Columbia University Department of Psychology
2023 ISDP Dissertation Award Winner – Isabella (Isa) Stallworthy, PhD JSMF Postdoctoral Fellow Complex Systems Lab University of Pennsylvania Pronouns: she/her/hers
The 2023 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner:Emily Cohodes, PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab, Yale University, New Haven, USA

2022 ISDP Award Winners

2022 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Clancy Blair, PhD, MPH
2022 Senior Investigator Award Winner, David J. Lewkowicz, PhD
2022 Distinguished Service Award Winner: Rachel Barr, Georgetown University
2022 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Ori Ossmy, PhD Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development Birkbeck, University of London
2022 Dissertation Award, Lana Ruvolo Grasser, PhD (she/her/hers) Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic, Jovanovic Lab—Detroit Trauma Project, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences Wayne State University School of Medicine
2022 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Sofia (Sofi) I Cardenas Doctoral Student, Clinical Science University of Southern California Pronouns: She/Her
2022 Hennessy-Smotherman Wiley Best Student Paper Award, Alexandra Tabachnick, (she/her) T32 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lucinda Neely, Georgetown University, Virtual Undergraduate Poster Award
Madalyn Critz, NYSPI – Columbia University, In-Person Graduate Student Poster Award
Kendall Andrews,Boston University, In-Person Undergraduate Poster Award
Brandon Roberts, UMass, Virtual Postdoc Poster Award
2022 ISDP Travel Award Winners

2021 ISDP Award Winners

Megan R. Gunnar, President
2021 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Megan Gunnar, PhD
2021 Senior Investigator Award, Regina Marie Sullivan, PhD
2021 Senior Investigator Award, Regina Marie Sullivan, PhD
2021 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Maya Opendak, PhD
2021 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Kathryn Leigh Humphreys, Ph.D., Ed.M.
2021 Dissertation Award, Kristie L. Poole, PhD
2021 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Mariann A. Howland
ISDP 2021 Travel Award Winners
Virtual ISDP Student/Postdoc Abstract Award Winners

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