Trainees

Current Trainees

Pre-doctoral                  Post-doctoral

Previous Trainees

Pre-doctoral                  Post-doctoral

 

Current Trainees

Pre-doctoral Trainees

Trainee Education Mentors
Jessica Braymiller Jessica Braymiller M.S., Penn State Steven Branstetter
Stephanie Lanza
Emily LaBraico Emily LoBraico B.A., Syracuse University Greg Fosco
Bethany Bray
Eric Layland Eric Layland M.S., Brigham Young Linda Caldwell
Nilam Ram
Lindsay Potter Lindsay Potter M.P.H., Drexel Josh Smyth
Stephanie Lanza
Jonathan Reader Jonathan Reader M.S., Penn State Jennie Noll
Kari Kugler
Nicole Roberts Nicole Roberts M.S., University of Bath Diana Fishbein
Chuck Geier
Zita Oravecz
Roisin White Roisin White M.S., Trinity College Dublin

Lisa Gatzke-Kopp
Stephen Wilson
Nilam Ram

Mengya Xia Mengya Xia M.Ed., Penn State Greg Fosco
Bethany Bray

 

Post-doctoral Trainees

Trainee Education Mentors
Ben Bayly Ben Bayly
(2017-current)
Ph.D., Washington State Sara Vasilenko
Karen Bierman
Jamie Gajos Jamie Gajos
(2017-current)
Ph.D., Florida State Michael Russell
Bo Cleveland
David Vanderbergh
Yuen Wai Hung Yuen Wai Hung
(2017-current)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Max Crowley
Michael Russell

Bridget Weymouth Bridget Weymouth
(2016-current)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Greg Foscoe
Bethany Bray

 

Previous Trainees

Pre-doctoral Trainees

Trainee Education Mentors Current Position
Mojdeh Motamedi Mojdeh Motamedi
(2015-2017)
M.S., Penn State Linda Caldwell
Damon Jones
Clinical Psychology Internship, Aurora Mental Health Center, Colorado
Sarah Perzow Sarah Perzow
(2015-2017)
M.S., Penn State Martha Wadsworth
Bethany Bray
Graduate Assistantship, The Methodology Center, Penn State
Emily Waterman Emily Waterman
(2015-2017)
M.S., Penn State Meg Small
Damon Jones
Postdoc Scholar, PRC, Penn State
Kamila Dvorakova Kamila Dvorakova
(2014-2016)
M.S., Columbia Mark Greenberg
Eric Loken
Graduate Student, HDFS, Penn State
Amanda Griffin Amanda Griffin
(2014-2016)
B.S., Virginia Tech Sy-Miin Chow
H. Harrington Cleveland
Graduate Student, HDFS, Penn State
David Lydon David Lydon
(2014-2016)
B.A., Trinity College Lisa Gatze-Kopp
Charles Geier
Nilam Ram
 
Postdoctoral Researcher, Dani Bassett's Complex Systems Group, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Brandon McDaniel Brandon McDaniel
(2014-2015)
B.S., Brigham Young Mark Feinberg
Sliwinski
Doctoral Candidate, Penn State
Rose Wesche Rose Wesche
(2014-2016)
B.A., Oberlin Scott Gest
Eva Lefkowitz
Rachel Smith
Assistant Professor in HDFS, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University
Tomorrow Wilson Tomorrow Wilson
(2014-2016)
M.S., West Virginia  Stephanie Lanza
Robert Turrisi
Doctoral Candidate, Biobehavioral Health, Penn State
Phylicia Bediako Phylicia Bediako
(2013-2015)
B.S.P.H., U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Rhonda BeLue
Donna Coffman
Graduate Student, HPA and Demography Program
Brea Burger Brea Burger
(2013-2014)
M.S., University of Rhode Island Pat Koch
Rachel Smith
Instructor, Biobehavioral Health, Penn State University
Megan Maas Megan Maas
(2013-2015)
B.A., California State-Sacramento Sara Vasilenko
Jennie Noll
Assistant Professor, HDFS, Michigan State University
Jiangxiu Zhou Jiangxiu Zhou
(2013-2015)
B.Med. Peking  Donna Coffman
John Graham
Statistician, GlaxoSmithKline
Katherine Bamberger Katherine Bamberger
(2012-2014)
B.A., St. Mary's  Mark Greenberg
Nilam Ram
Doctoral Candidate, Penn State University
Lauren Connoll Lauren Connell
(2012-2014)
B.S., Penn State Linda Caldwell
John Graham
Doctoral Candidate, Penn State University
Jacqueline Cox Miller Jacqueline Cox Miller
(2012-2014)
B.S., Fordham Ed Smith
Linda Caldwell
Donna Coffman
Doctoral Candidate, Penn State University
David DuPuis David DuPuis
(2011-2013)
M.S., Penn State Lisa Gatze-Kopp
Nilam Ram
Statistical Modeler, MarketShare
Jason Scott Jason Scott
(2011-2013)
M.A.,University of Tennessee, Knoxville Linda Caldwell
John Graham
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sports Studies, University of Tennessee
Elizabeth Weybright Elizabeth Weybright
(2011-2013)
M.S., Indiana  Linda Caldwell
Nilam Ram
Assistant Professor & Statewide Adolescent Extension
Specialist, Washington State University
Yao Zheng Yao Zheng
(2011-2013)
M.S., Penn State Bo Cleveland
Molenaar
Postdoctoral Researcher, Simon Fraser University
Stephanie Bradley Stephanie Bradley
(2010-2012)
M.S., Penn State Coatsworth
Rovine
Managing Director, EPISCenter, Penn State
Daniel "Max" Crowley Daniel Crowley
(2010-2012)
M.S., Penn State Mark Greenberg
Linda Collins
NIH Research Fellow, Duke University
Assistant Professor, Penn State University
Lauren Molloy Lauren Molloy
(2009-2011)
M.S., Penn State Scott Gest
Nilam Ram
Research Associate, University of Virginia
Deborah Temkin Deborah Temkin
(2009-2011)
M.A., Penn State Scott Gest
D. Wayne Osgood
Program Area Director, Education Research, Child Trends
Beau Abar Beau Abar
(2008-2010)
M.S., Penn State Robert Turrisi
Eric Loken
Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Jochebed Gayles Jochebed Gayles
(2008-2010)
M.S., Penn State Coatsworth
Stephanie Lanza
Postdoctoral Researcher, Penn State
Mary Lai Rose Mary Lai Rose
(2008-2010)
M.S., Penn State Ed Smith
Linda Collins
Director, Center for Urban Education & Policy,
University of North Florida
Melissa Lippold Melissa Lippold
(2008-2010)
M.S., Penn State Mark Greenberg
Linda Collins
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
Caitlin Abar Caitlin Abar
(2007-2009)
M.S., Penn State Robert Turrisi
Jennifer Maggs
Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport
Monique Faulk Monique Faulk
(2007-2009)
M.S., Penn State Coatsworth
Linda Caldwell
Student Counselor, University of Southern California
Hybrid High School
Jennifer Kam Jennifer Kam
(2007-2009)
M.S., Penn State Hecht
Miller-Day
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
Amy Syvertson Amy Syvertsen
(2007-2008)
M.S., Penn State Mark Greenberg
Flanagan
Director, Applied Quantative Research & Senior Research
Scientist, Search Institute
Anita Younker Anita Younker
(2007-2008)
M.S., Penn State

Linda Caldwell
Ed Smith

Left academia
Lori Palen Lori Palen
(2006-2008)
M.S., Penn State Ed Smith
Linda Caldwell
Research Associate, Research Triangle Institute
(RTI) International
Melissa Tibbits Melissa Tibbits
(2006-2008)
M.S., Penn State Linda Caldwell
Ed Smith
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bethany Bray Bethany Bray
(2005-2007)
M.S., Penn State Linda Collins
Ed Smith

Research Assistant Professor, Penn State
Outreach Director, The Methodology Center
Associate Training Director, PAMT

Larissa Duncan Larissa Duncan
(2005-2007)
M.S., Penn State Mark Greenberg
Coatsworth
Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Megan Patrick Megan Patrick
(2005-2007)
M.S., Penn State Jennifer Maggs
Ed Smith
Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Brittany Rhoades Cooper

Brittany Rhoades Cooper
(2005-2007) 

M.S., Penn State Mark Greenberg
Stephanie Lanza
Assistant Professor, Washington State University
Kelly Rulison Kelly Rulison
(2005-2007)
M.S., Penn State Scott Gest
Eric Loken
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
at Greensboro

 

Post-doctoral Trainees

Trainee Education Mentors Current Position
Peter Rivera Peter Rivera

(2016-2017)
Ph.D., Florida State

Jennie Noll
Bethany Bray

 
Kate Guastaferro Katelyn Guastaferro
(2016-2017)
Ph.D., Georgia State Jennie Noll
Linda Collins
Research Associate, The Methodology Center, Penn State
Megan Schuler Megan Schuler
(2014-2015)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Donna Coffman
Bethany Bray
Stephanie Lanza
Ed Smith

Marshall J. Seidman Fellow in Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School 
Pedro Wolf Pedro Wolf
(2014-2015)
Ph.D., University of Arizona

H. Harrington Cleveland
Runzi Li

Research Facilitation Laboratory, Army Analytics Group
 
Melissa Boone Brown Melissa Boone Brown
(2013-2015)
Ph.D., Columbia  David Almeida
Stephanie Lanza
Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Rebecca Evans Polce Rebecca Evans-Polce
(2013-2016)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Jennifer Maggs
Stephanie Lanza
Research Investigator, Youth and Social Issues, University of Michigan
Michael Russell Michael Russell
(2013-2015)
Ph.D., University of California-Irvine Stephanie Lanza
Jennifer Maggs
Josh Smyth
Assistant Professor, Biobehavioral Health, Penn State
Anne Fairlie Anne Fairlie
(2012-2014)
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island Stephanie Lanza
Jennifer Maggs
Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Health &
Risk Behaviors, University of Washington
Angela Henneberger Angela Henneberger
(2012-2014)
Ph.D., University of Virginia Scott Gest
Donna Coffman
Research Assistant Professor, School of Social Work,
University of Maryland
Keri Jowers Keri Jowers
(2011-2013)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Stephanie Lanza
Mark Greenberg
Statistician, Maryland State Department of Education
Sara Vasilenko Sara Vasilenko
(2011-2013) 
Ph.D., Penn State  Stephanie Lanza
Ed Smith
Research Associate, Methodology Center, Penn State University
Suellen Hopfer Suellen Hopfer
(2009-2011)
Ph.D., Penn State Stephanie Lanza
Hecht
Assistant Professor, University of California-Irvine
Heather Wadlinger Heather Wadlinger
(2009-2011)
Ph.D., Brandeis Gatze-Kopp
Nilam Ram
Principal Researcher, RedPrivet
Jacqueline Wiersma Jacqueline Wiersma
(2008-2010)
Ph.D., University of Texas Tech Jennifer Maggs
H. Harrington Cleveland
Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas
Chakema Carmack Chakema Carmack
(2007-2010)
Ph.D., Wichita State Emilie Smith
Rhonda BeLue
Assistant Professor, University of Houston
Michael Cleveland Michael Cleveland
(2005-2008)
Ph.D., Iowa State Mark Greenberg
Linda Collins
Research Assistant Professor, Prevention Research Center, Penn State 
Donna Coffman Donna Coffman
(2005-2008)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Schafer
Edward Smith
Research Associate Professor, Methodology Center, Penn State
Robert Petrin Robert Petrin
(2005-2008)
Ph.D., University of Chicago Farmer
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