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Students to Present Disordered Eating, Recovery Research at National Conferences


Three upcoming presentations will be made by students of work they conducted with faculty members from the College of Health and Human Development. They are:

Shayna La Scala, a senior human services major and McNair Scholar, will be presenting a poster on “Psychological and Academic Outcomes of College Students in Recovery,” based on research she conducted with Yuying Tsong, associate professor of human services, at the March 15-18 National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research at the University of Maryland.

At the March Association of Women in Psychology annual convention “Still I Rise: Resistance, Resilience and Resolve in Feminism,” Tsong and Rebekah Smart, professor of counseling, will be joining conseling graduate students Alexandria Dilley, Shuo Coco Wang and Melissa Ward in presenting two papers: “A Qualitative Exploration of Help-Seeking Facilitators for Asian American Women With Disordered Eating Concerns” and “Asian American Women Healing From Disordered Eating: A Qualitative Study.” The conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ken Alan, lecturer in kinesiology, will be leading a “Welcome to San Diego” walking tour as part of the June 27 IDEA World Fitness Convention.

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