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Dr. Lee Anna Clark wins 2017 Joseph Zubin Award

Lee Anna AwardDr. Lee Anna Clark wins 2017 Joseph Zubin Award

Congratulations, Lee Anna!

Dr. Lee Anna Clark, William J. & Dorothy K. O'Neill Professor of Psychology, Co-Director of the Center for Advanced Measurement of Personality & Psychopathology, and Psychology Department Chair, has been awarded the 2017 Joseph Zubin Award by the Society for Research in Psychopathology. The Zubin Award is given for lifetime contributions to the understanding of psychopathology. Pictured here is Professor Clark (right) with Sheri Johnson, past president of the Society, receiving her award at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology in Denver, Colorado, on September 16, 2017. 

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Video: Notre Dame's pre-health study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico

In Notre Dame International's study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico, students can enroll in a unique pre-medicine track, taking classes on health-related topics at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla. Participants in this track also shadow doctors twice per week in two Mexican public hospitals, learning about different specialties and gaining valuable clinical experience. They return with valuable language and cultural experience and a new perspective on health care, which they can apply to their future health professions at home or abroad.

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Corbett Family Hall: A dynamic mix of academics, community, and technology

Corbett Family Hall strikes a stunning silhouette rising above the east side of Notre Dame Stadium. But for the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Below the club seating, terraces, and press box on the building’s top three levels, faculty and students from these two social science departments will come together in the new 289,000-square-foot structure, made possible by a leadership gift from Notre Dame alumnus Richard Corbett. With classrooms, laboratories, and offices all under one massive roof, research and teaching efforts are united in a way that will bring untold benefits.

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How focusing on parent-child relationships can prevent child maltreatment

Kristin Valentino’s research on evaluating the effectiveness of a brief relational intervention for maltreated preschool-aged children and their mothers is featured in a special section of Child Development. In order to help children facing maltreatment, researchers and clinicians first needed to address the heart of the problem. The relationship between the parent and child is key, she argues.

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Researchers propose new diagnostic model for psychiatric disorders

A consortium of 50 psychologists and psychiatrists — including Notre Dame professors Lee Anna Clark and David Watson — has outlined a new diagnostic model for mental illness, in what researchers hope will be a paradigm shift in how these illnesses are classified and diagnosed.

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