Category: Lab News and Announcements

Rakshitha Mohankumar Earns Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Student Research Travel Award for Outstanding Anxiety Treatment Study

Congratulations to Rakshitha Mohankumar who won the Student Research Travel Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Integrated Primary Care SIG. This award, which includes a cash prize, recognizes her excellent research in which she and a team of graduate and undergraduate students in the lab are reviewing the psychotherapy literature to best understand implementation of behavioral […]

Matthew Schurr Accepts Neuropsychology Postdoc at Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital

Congratulations to Matthew Schurr who accepted a Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Neuropsychology Program at Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital! Matt is currently finishing his yearlong clinical internship (Neuropsychology track) at the University of Florida.

Clinical Trials Journal Club with Dr. Peter Kaufmann

Dr. Renn and members of the TREATment Lab partnered with the STAR Clinic and CREST Lab to host a Clinical Trials Journal Club this semester. This morning we hosted Dr. Peter Kaufmann, Associate Dean for Research at the School of Integrated Health Sciences and one of the founders of the NIH Summer Institute for Randomized Behavioral Clinical […]

Tess Walker Receives Travel Funding for ABCT 2023

Graduate student Tess Walker received travel funding from the UNLV Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) to present her research at the recent Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) convention in Seattle, WA.

STARS Project: Successful Completion of Coach Training for Anxiety Intervention

We’re excited to announce the successful completion of training for our coaches in preparation for the Strategies to Treat Anxiety Research Study (STARS) project. Our coaches have undergone comprehensive training to ensure they are well-prepared to deliver this brief treatment for anxiety. Anxiety can have a profound impact on one’s quality of life. The STARS […]

TREATment Lab Joins Fall Prevention Awareness Week

The TREATment Lab team recently had the privilege of participating in the 12th annual Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Hosted by the UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences, this event was a remarkable opportunity for us to connect with Las Vegas older adults and provide free screenings for depression and memory. Fall Prevention Awareness Week is […]

Congratulations to these TREATment lab members for their recent academic achievements!

Congrats to Bryce, Christine, Matt, and Dr. Renn for their recent presentations achievements!

Dr. Renn Secures Nevada INBRE Grant

Dr. Renn has been awarded a two-year Developmental Research Project grant from the Nevada INBRE, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. See our Current Projects to learn more!

Dr. Renn Elected Treasurer of the Society of Clinical Geropsychology

Dr. Renn has been elected to the executive board (3-year term as Treasurer) of the Society of Clinical Geropsychology, part of the American Psychological Association (APA). Congratulations Dr. Renn!