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Alumni Spotlight

Fulbright Scholarship Allows for Unique Study in Siberia

Barbara Parker-Bell, PsyD ’08, Clarks Summit, PA, an associate professor at Marywood University, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, which provides funding for individuals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Dr. Parker-Bell will embark upon her study in Siberia, Russia, conducting research at Tomsk State University and teaching art therapy.

Dr. Parker-Bell’s research project, “Understanding and Supporting Development of Art Therapy Use in the Russian Federation,” will help assess training needs for psychologists who utilize art therapy techniques in practice.

Read more about Dr. Parker-Bell’s project in Digest.

Barbara Parker-Bell

Alumni News

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Scott D. Glassman, PsyD, Cherry Hill, NJ, was featured as an expert in an article, “Being Good to Yourself Yields Big Benefits” (Philadelphia Inquirer, April 2016). Dr. Glassman is a clinical assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the master’s program in mental health counseling at PCOM.

Michael B. Klein, PsyD, Pittsford, NY, was appointed chief fellow in pediatric behavioral health at the University of Rochester Primary Care Clinic. He was also awarded Postdoctoral Fellow of the Year for 2015.

Charmaine Aguilar, MS/Psy, Wilkes-Barre, PA, has been named multicultural student outreach coordinator at Misericordia University, where she will oversee multicultural education programming and promote inclusion campuswide. She will also work to increase the diversity of the university’s student populations.

Michael B. Klein, PsyD, Pittsford, NY, was appointed chief fellow in pediatric behavioral health at the University of Rochester Primary Care Clinic. He was also awarded Postdoctoral Fellow of the Year for 2015.

Stacey Carpenter, MS/Psy ’03, PsyD, Blackwood, NJ, has been appointed director of integrated behavioral health at the Family Practice and Counseling Network, a program of Resources for Human Development. In this capacity, Dr. Carpenter will be responsible for the administrative direction of all behavioral health consultants across four Federally Qualified Health Centers, in addition to clinical supervision and training. Dr. Carpenter was a doctoral psychology intern at the PCOM Center for Brief Therapy in 2007–2008.

For more alumni news, see the latest issue of Digest.