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Graduate Students

Name Location Research Interests
Paula Adams Pullman
  • Integration of practice and research in college health promotion
Tosha BigEagle Vancouver
  • Mass incarceration, harm reduction, culturally adaptive interventions, social justice
Kat Bruzios Pullman
  • Ph.D. candidate; Research focuses on the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs and the use of implementation strategies to achieve positive behavioral health outcomes for youth, families, and communities in school and clinical settings.
Chi Yang Chuang Spokane
  • Violence Injury Prevention,
    Substance Abuse,
April Davis Spokane
  • Effects of probiotic therapy on mood and cravings through neurotransmitter normalization in the substance use disorder recovery population, as a potential adjunct therapy to help prevent relapse
Autumn Decker Pullman
  • Improving death education, addressing inequities in health outcomes across the lifespan, engaging in interdisciplinary prevention science and collaborative research
Eleanor Dizon Pullman
  • The role of parent-child relationships in emerging adulthood and how these relationships may inform the development of parent-based interventions
Erica Doering Vancouver
  • Adolescent health promotion
Zena Edwards Pullman
  • Health communications and childhood obesity prevention
Madeline Fodor Pullman
  • Social and emotional wellbeing of transgender and gender expansive youth; improving access to and quality of gender affirming care
Brianna Hernandez Pullman
Myah Houghten Spokane
  • Community Risk and Protective Characteristics Associated with Early Academic Achievement
Tricia Hughes Pullman
  • Research into practice and college student basic needs
Anaderi Iniguez Pullman
  • Positive youth development, obesity prevention, adolescent leisure time, parent-child relationships
Konul Karimova Pullman
  • Prevention of gender violence by addressing social construction
    of gender.
Kimberly Klein Spokane
  • A qualitative lens on: economic abuse within intimate partner violence (IPV), gendered violence as understood through an intersectional framework, and exploring how legal and social structures contribute to the exploitation and abuse of vulnerable populations.
Metta Kongira Vancouver
  • Mental health and social determinants of health among minority populations
Cristina McAllister Pullman
  • Parent-adolescent communication through the use of media
Shane McFarland Pullman
  • Exploring the nature of suicide prevention within the first responder population. Exploring mindfulness based interventions to promote academic success and persistence in degree completion.
Aubrey Milatz Pullman
  • Influences of human perception on human-animal relationships. Multidirectional health benefits of humans/ animals involved in AAI.
Sara Mills Pullman
  • Belongingness as a protection against early school leaving for Native American college students.
Kristi Morrison Pullman
  • Adolescent and young adult substance use, family-based preventative interventions, implementation and dissemination of evidence-based interventions
Ashley Murray Pullman
  • The neural basis for movement disorders in adult and aging populations. Cognitive processes that underlie motor learning and how these change throughout the lifespan.
Kyle Murphy Pullman
  • Risk/protective factors in emerging adulthood; social-emotional development; translation and implementation science
Jordan Newburg Pullman
  • Mental health literacy and mental health promotion, how those concepts are defined and by whom, and how related interventions are tailored and evaluated
Angie Nielsen Pullman
  • Adolescent development and adolescent mental health, youth development programs, Extension and 4-H, and Positive Youth Development.
Sooyoun Park Vancouver
  • Culturally grounded preventative health interventions; connection to land, water, and food as protective factors for NHPI health; healing of intergenerational trauma; centering Indigenous ways of knowing
Morgan Parker Money Vancouver
  • School-based prevention and intervention programs and policy work for students at risk of high school leaving
Kelly O’Sullivan Pullman
  • All aspects of aging, specifically dementia and dementia care, different preventive measures of dementia and innovative care.
Faith Price Pullman
  • Land-based prevention interventions with Native American youth, substance use prevention, cannabis policy and prevention.
Jamie Ranjit Pullman
  • Contextual mechanisms of emotion regulation and its influence on health outcomes among young people
Ian Rasmussen Spokane
  • Sleep and performance research, primarily centered around fatigue risk management and improvements in health and well-being.
Meenakshi Richardson Vancouver
  • Advocates for reciprocal collaborations and knowledge sharing through a cultural and integrative lens to address intergenerational trauma, resource access, racial equity, and social justice in partnership with Indigenous communities, and communities of color. Her research practice and specialty interests surround trauma transmission among Indigenous populations via caregiver-child relationships and how, kinship, cultural and traditional knowledges prevent adverse behavioral health outcomes such as toxic stress, suicide, and substance use through strengths-based, critical and Indigenous methodological approaches to inform culturally grounded prevention strategies and praxis.
Sara Spiers Vancouver
  • Intervention implementation and evaluation geared toward youth aging out of foster care
Bryony Stokes Spokane
  • Interventions for at risk youth and suicidal risk with emphasis on cultural diversity
Jenna Thompson Vancouver
  • Cultural adaptation of interventions and programs, child welfare, trauma-integrated programs and practices
Aryn Vaughan Pullman
  • Cognitive development, executive function as it relates to various contextual factors
Michael Williams Vancouver
  • Impacts of non-abstinence-based SUD treatments on individual, familial, and environmental risk factors for SUD-related chronic disease and promotive factors for novel indicators of recovery.