About Our Graduates

Jeffrey Anvari-Clark

Jeffrey Anvari-Clark

Jeffrey Anvari-Clark will be joining the University of North Dakota (in Grand Forks, ND) as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He will continue research on financial behavioral health, with Dr. Jodi Frey and Dr. Christine Callahan.

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Sol Baik

Sol Baik started a position as a Research Analyst and Project Lead with the Demographics Research Group of the University of Virginia Weldon Cooper Center this past June.

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Karen Burruss-Cousins

After graduation, Karen Burruss-Cousinsplans on focusing on self-care and being a more patient mother, spouse, and community member. There are no career-making positions lined up yet but she is keeping busy assisting with social service needs for home health patients.

Patrice Forrester

Patrice Forrester

Patrice Forrester graduated in Fall 2021 and has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in the PATIENTS program with the UMB School of Pharmacy.

She will continue working with Drs. Deborah Gioia and Theda Rose on qualitative methodologies and child, adolescent, and emerging adult wellbeing.

Martin Hochheimer

Martin Hochheimer

Martin Hochheimer will be starting post-doctoral training at the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit of Johns Hopkins University and continuing to research treatments for opioid use disorder.

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Michelle Sermon

Michelle Sermon will enjoy summer by spending more quality time with family, traveling, and figuring out “life after the dissertation”. She also plans to complete projects and papers and find a new hobby.

Jennifer Siegel

Jenny Siegel

Jenny Siegel remains engaged in some of the research projects she has been conducting with Dr. Nalini Negi. She will also increase her consulting role in research and program evaluation related to immigrant and refugee populations in the U.S.

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