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4 Midwood students present for the 2019 Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2019 by for Publications.

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The 90th meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) was held at the Times Square Marriott Marquis Hotel over the weekend of February 28–March 2. Like most conventions, the EPA features guest speakers, workshops, and vendor booths relevant to professionals. The EPA also runs poster sessions where undergraduate and graduate students present their research projects.

This year Midwood was proud to send two teams of high school researchers to present alongside the college students. Seniors Basimah Zahid and Zuha Ahmed presented in the Clinical Psychology session. Juniors Serena Duran and Naffisat Atanda with their mentor Dr. Laura Egan presented in the Cognitive Psychology session.

The Eastern Psychological Association is the oldest of the regional psychological associations in the United States. Its purpose is to advance the science and profession of psychology through the dissemination of professional information.

Basimah Zahid, Zuha Ahmed Page from the abstract book
  • Basimah Zahid and Zuha Ahmed (Clinical Psychology)
    Project: Child maltreatment, adult attachment styles, and emotional dysregulation.
    Mentor: Dr. Sara Chiara Haden, Department of Psychology, Long Island University
Dr. Laura Egan, and Serena Duran, Naffisat Atanda Page from the abstract book
  • Serena Duran and Naffisat Atanda (Cognitive Psychology)
    The impact of ambiguous threat on behavioral inhibition in social anxiety
    Mentor: Dr. Laura Egan, Department of Psychology, St. Francis College
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Amna Aslam presents at AACR 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 by for Publications.

Amna Aslam, a Midwood senior, and Iqra Nadeem, a Brooklyn College junior, were poster presenters at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC this past Sunday, April 2. Their project was entitled, "Higher nucleolar index of nucleolin as an indicator of aberrant cellular DNA damage response (DDR)". Additional authors included Midwood class of 2016's Rumsha Javed and Jingyuan Wang, Anna Kozlova, Danielle Gordon, Ruchama Steinberg, Rachele Dolce Rameau, and Xinyin Jiang of Brooklyn College. Dr. Anjana D. Saxena of Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center was the supervising scientist.

Amna Aslam standing in front of the poster she contributed to
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Zainab Iqbal presents at the 2015 SPA Annual Convention

Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015 by for Publications.

Midwood Science senior Zainab Iqbal was a presenter at the 2015 Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) on Thursday, March 5, 2015. This year’s SPA convention was held at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Zainab’s project was entitled "PTSD Symptoms, Aggression, and Crime Exposure in a Sample of Young Adults". She was the only high school presenter at this year’s event. Special thanks to Zainab’s mentor Dr. Sara Chiara Haden of the Long Island University Department of Psychology for nominating Zainab as a presenter.

2013 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or both.

2012 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or both.

2011 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or both.

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2010 Published Papers

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2009 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or both.

2008 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or presented at conferences.

2007 Published Papers

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Student work published in print, on-line, or both.

2005 Published Papers

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Four students who graduated this year coauthored academic works.