Dissertation successfully defended!

Congratulations to SHAARP graduate student Erica Schmidt who successful defended her dissertation titled "An examination of the neuropsychological construct executive function and how it may be impacted by cognitive and exercise interventions". Erica is a Medical/Clinical Psychology student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She will be starting her clinical internship at the Memphis VA this Fall and will continue to work with SHAARP on upcoming publications.

SHAARP Lab Goes to Sweden

Several members of the SHAARP Lab have just returned from a two-week trip to Sweden. The trip was part of a class (HDFS 597 Aging in a Welfare State) led by Dr. Steve Zarit and Dr. Lesley Ross, as well as Dr. Beth Fauth and Dr. Sydney Schaefer from Utah State University. Students Ashley Stanford, Briana Sprague, HyeWon Chai, and Sara Freed joined students from Utah State as well as Swedish graduate students. Students learned about the Swedish welfare system through lectures at Jönköping University as well as visits to Swedish nursing homes, senior centers, preschools, and other human service providers. Students also had time to explore the cities of Jönköping, Huskvarna, and Stockholm during

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