Whitney is selected for CHIPS fellowship!

We’d like to recognize Dr. Whitney Fosco, who was awarded the CHIPS fellowship. CHIPS (Child Intervention, Prevention, & Services) is an interdisciplinary training consortium which provides opportunities for early career scholars to develop research in intervention, prevention, and provision of services for children and adolescents. After training at the consortium for a week, each mentee will receive a year of supervision by a mentor to help facilitate research goals. Congratulations,...

Congratulations Whitney, Mileini, Kelcey, Jessica, and Morgan!

The International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology is a biannual conference in which scientists from around the world attend to share research specific to improving the lives of youth with mental health disorders. Recently, there was a call for poster submissions to the conference. Whitney, Mileini, Kelcey, Jessica, and Morgan all submitted abstracts to the conference and all five of them were accepted for presentation at the conference....

The PALM Director Receives CASE Award

Dr. Raiker received an award through the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education in September. The award recognized his contributions to research and scholarship in Science. To see all of the CASE award recipients, click...

Mileini published in Kiddos Magazine

Mileini co-wrote and published an article in the Kiddos Magazine, a parenting magazine in South Florida. Her article is called How to Avoid Fake News About Mental Health and can be viewed...

PALM Undergraduate RA Lands E-Board Position!

One of the senior RAs in the PALM, Diana Ugalde, has landed a position on the executive board, as the Education Chair, of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) in the Honors College at FIU.  PALM is very proud to announce this accomplishment!   Congratulations...

Director of the PALM Featured on the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Website

Dr. Joseph Raiker, the Director of the Program for Attention, Learning, and Memory (PALM), recently had a paper he co-authored featured on the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation website. This paper highlights the use of an empirically-based approach to diagnosing ADHD and provides diagnostic likelihood ratios to clinicians using the ASEBA scales in the assessment of the disorder in hopes of improving diagnosis of the disorder. The project was funded by the National Institutes of Health (R01 MH066647) under the direction of Principal Investigator, Dr. Eric Youngstrom. The team also included Drs. Thomas W. Frazier, Robert L. Findling, Andrew Freeman, Guillermo Perez-Algorta, Joseph Calabrese, and Norah Feeny. To read more, click...

The PALM Director Featured on Local News (880 The Biz)

The director of the Program for Attention, Learning, and Memory (PALM), Dr. Joseph Raiker, was recently featured on the local radio show, hosted by Wanda Myles, on 880 The Biz in Miami. Dr. Raiker provided relevant and timely information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD as well as local services available to parents and children that may be experiencing difficulties.    ...

Former PALM Undergraduate Research Assistant Honored as a World’s Ahead Graduate

Congratulations to Stephanie Padron, a former superstar undergraduate research assistant with the Program for Attention, Learning, and Memory (PALM) for receiving the well-deserved World’s Ahead Graduate award! Despite the many trials she endured (you can read more about Stephanie’s experience here), she was one of the most responsible, persistent, and hard-working RAs to have worked with the PALM. We are proud to have had her with us and wish her luck with her future...