Numerous Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences faculty members were honored for their contributions to the second and third year of UH’s “50-in-5” research initiative. The follow professors were recognized for major grants unless indicated otherwise: Consuelo Arbona, Ann Chen, Virmarie Correa-Fernández, Marcel de Dios, Jorge Gonzalez, Milena Keller-Margulis, Rosenda Murillo (high-impact publication), Ezemenari Obasi and Lorraine Reitzel.
Professor Norma Olvera has been elected president of the Hispanic Health Coalition for a two-year term.
Alum Eduardo Elizondo has been named senior career advisor specialist within Houston ISD’s Career Readiness Department. Elizondo earned an M.Ed. in educational psychology from the College in 1995.
Diane Elmore Borbon, who earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology in 2002, has been named executive director of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She earned the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019.
David Graham, who earned a bachelor’s in health – kinesiology in 2009, won Administrator of the Year at Texas City High School in Texas City ISD. This is the second consecutive year he has won the honor.