Prospective Students

Drs. Driscoll, Fedele, Gabrielli, Janicke, and McNamara each anticipate accepting graduate students for Fall 2020. Broadly, prospective students who have a strong interest in clinical child psychology, pediatric psychology, health promotion, and health behavior change are encouraged to apply. Please see respective lab pages for each faculty member to learn about lab foci and ongoing research initiatives. Consistent with the scientist-practitioner model of the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, graduate students are expected to be very active in research throughout their training. Each graduate student is typically engaged in numerous research projects in addition to their thesis and dissertation projects. As such, our labs are best suited for students who are pursuing careers that emphasize research as opposed to clinical practice. Previous graduate students have attained faculty positions in academic medical centers and universities. Students are strongly encouraged to pursue publication of their work, present their research at national conferences (e.g., Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference), and pursue funding opportunities. We are proud to note that our students have been very successful in their research endeavors, as can be seen on this website.

Internship sites where our clinical child/pediatric psychology graduate students have matched in recent years:

  • Boston Children’s Hospital                                                                                      Boston, MA
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center                                                        Cincinnati, OH
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital                                                                                       Kansas City, MO
  • Kennedy Krieger                                                                                                     Baltimore, MD
  • Mailman Center for Child Development – Miller School of Medicine                      Miami, FL
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital                                                                               Columbus, OH
  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children                                                      Wilmington, DE
  • Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/OKC VA Consortium                                       Oklahoma City, OH
  • Texas Children’s Hospital                                                                                        Houston, TX
  • University of Florida – UF Health                                                                            Gainesville, FL

For information on the careers of our alumni, click here.