TRAINEES 2015
 
Allison Brennan

Name: Allison Brennan

University: Simon Fraser University

Discipline: Postdoc, Psychology

Program Supervisor: Dr. Grace Iarocci

ART Program Mentors: Dr. J. Volden, Dr. I. Smith, Dr. P. Szatmari

Title of Research Project: Identifying distinct social phenotypes of ASD using caregiver ratings on the Multidimensional Social Competence Scale and analyses of youth-caregiver interactions

Email: allison_brennan@sfu.ca

Rosaria Furlano

Name: Rosaria Furlano

University: Queen’s University

Discipline: PhD, Developmental Psychology

Program Supervisor: Elizabeth Kelley

ART Program Mentors: Dr. S. Johnson, Dr. M. Rutherford, Dr. P. Mirenda

Title of Research Project: Self-perception in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Email: 7rf@queensu.ca
John D. Haltigan

Name: John D. Haltigan

University: University of Ottawa

Discipline: Postdoc, Education and Psychology

Program Supervisor: Tracy Vaillancourt

ART Program Mentors: Dr. E. Kelley, Dr. L. Zwaigenbaum, Dr. P. Szatmari

Title of Research Project: Measurement Science and Longitudinal Data Modeling in Autism Research

Email: jhaltiga@uottawa.ca

Rachel Leung

Name: Rachel Leung

University: University of Toronto/ SickKids Hospital

Discipline: PhD, Psychology

Program Supervisor: Margot Taylor

ART Program Mentors: Dr. J. Tanaka, Dr. P. Szatmari, Dr. G. Iarocci

Title of Research Project: Neural substrates of emotional face processing in autism spectrum disorders across development

Iskra Peltekova

Name: Iskra Peltekova

University: McGill University

Discipline: MA, Neuroscience

Program Supervisor: Mayada Elsabbagh

ART Program Mentors: Dr. S. Scherer, Dr. P. Szatmari, Dr. T. Kennedy

Title of Research Project: The impact of genetic results disclosure on families affected by autism

Email: iskrapel@gmail.com

Victoria Ting

Name: Victoria Ting

University: York University

Discipline: PhD, Developmental Psychology

Program Supervisor: Jonathan Weiss

ART Program Mentors: Dr. G. Iarocci, Dr. E. Kelley, Dr. E. Anagnostou

Title of Research Project: Emotion regulation in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parental co-regulation as a mediator of treatment outcome

Email: victing@yorku.ca

Tracy Yuen

Name: Tracy Yuen

University: University of Toronto/ SickKids Hospital

Discipline: PhD, Health research Services

Program Supervisor: Wendy Ungar

ART Program Mentors: Dr. M. Elsabbagh, Dr. E. Anagnostou, Dr. R. Weksberg

Title of Research Project: Economic Evaluation of Diagnostic Genetic Testing in ASD

Email: tracy.yuen@mail.utoronto.ca

 
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