Travis Dennison MA '15, PsyD '19 joined Toppenish Medical-Dental Clinic in Toppenish, Wash., in Feb. 2021.
Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper Tapped as Expert on Youth Gender Dysphoria and Related Issues
The Vice interview was just the most recent example of the way journalists and others have turned to Edwards-Leeper to help interpret gender issues affecting young people, such as those considering changing the gender identities they were assigned at birth.
Claudia Jacova Chenoweth has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University School of Graduate Psychology, where she is a core faculty member in the clinical psychology PhD program.
Allison Brandt has been promoted to associate professor of psychology and granted indefinite tenure by Pacific University
Pacific University students, instructors, and practitioners in healthcare profession programs are invited to take part in Toward a Health Presence — a free eight-week online training designed to support stress reduction and resilience.
Join in a month filled with discussions on race and equality, Oregon’s exclusionary practices, Black history in Forest Grove, and how to make real progress on the social justice front.
In partnership with Pacific University, Providence Promotores are holding Facebook live events to help support the Latinx community. The live events focus on mental health and well being and include topics such as stress management, depression and suicide prevention.
Graduate Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper, PhD was quoted in an article published by the Economist, "An English ruling on transgender teens could have global repercussions" (paywall). Edwards-Leeper is an expert in gender identity issues and her research covers issues related to gender non-conformity and transgenderism."
The longtime Red Cross volunteer helps deploy resources to places where people are hurting in the wake of natural disasters. This fall, they were hurting close to home.
Pacific University Professor Ruth Zúñiga, the director of Pacific’s Sabiduría: Latina/o Psychology Emphasis, was awarded a pair of grants to support the outreach work she and her students conduct in the LatinX community.