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Graduate students of distinction honored

Katherine Brown, Laura Flores and Ciobha McKeown have been named Graduate Students of Distinction in 2019.

Brown, a Ph.D. candidate in MSIA , applied behavior analysis, serves on the International Practice Board for the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

Flores, a Ph.D. student in MSIA, patient-oriented research, is one of 40 nationwide selected as a fellow in the Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Career Development. She is an M.D./Ph.D. scholar.

McKeown, a Ph.D. student in MSIA , applied behavior analysis, earned a 2018 Sidney W. & Janet R. Bijou Grant, presented by the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis.

Please click on their respective links for complete details on their accomplishments.

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  • a fellowship based on review of applications from a national/international pool of candidates (NIH, NSF, AHA, etc.);
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