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Current PHP Lab Members
Pediatric & Health Psychology Laboratory

Dr. Larry Mullins,

received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1983. He interned at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with his primary placement in Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Mullins primary professional identity is as a Pediatric Psychologist, and he has spent the past 24 years focusing both his research and clinical practice in the area of chronic health conditions in children. He is a Fellow of Division 54, Society of Pediatric Psychology.


Courtney Wolfe, M.S.,

is a 4th year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program and will be applying for internship this fall. She received a B.S. in Biopsychology and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in psychology from OSU this past May. Her research interests include combining pediatric psychology and neuropsychology with an emphasis on pediatric cancer. She is extremely interested in investigating parent and child adjustment to a diagnosis of pediatric cancer, as well as following the family throughout the course of treatment and into survivorship.


David Fedele, M.S.,

is a second year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program. David was born in Jacksonville, FL and graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. As an undergraduate David completed a meta-analysis examining the association between cortisol and antisocial behavior under the direction of Dr. Richard Wagner. He was also involved with Phi Beta Kappa and the FSU Psi Chi association. Under Dr. Mullins, David is interested in studying varying aspects of Sickle Cell Disease.


Angelica Eddington, B.S.,

is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph. D. program here at OSU. Ms. Eddington was born in Memphis, TN and has been living in Arlington, Texas for over 20 years. This McNair Scholar graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science in psychology in May 2007. As an undergraduate she participated in Psi Chi and conducted research with patients that suffered from occupational chronic disorders. Under the direction of Dr. Larry L. Mullins, Angelica will be examining the issues of pediatric chronic illness with an emphasis on family and child adjustment.


Jamie Ryan, M.A,

is a first year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program at OSU. Born and raised in Iowa, Jamie graduated from Mount Mercy College with Bachelor of Arts degrees in psychology and criminal justice in 2005 and the University of Northern Iowa with a Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology in May 2008. Her Master’s thesis examined the relationship between relational aggression and personality measures of empathy and impulsivity among college students. Under the tutelage of Dr. Mullins, Jamie is interested in examining adjustment and coping factors associated with a diagnosis of a pediatric illness, with specific interest in pediatric cancer.


Stephanie Hullmann, B.A.,

is a first year student in the Clinical Psychology program. Stephanie is from Pottstown, Pennsylvania and received her bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, where she double majored in Psychology and Biology. Since graduation, Stephanie has worked as a research assistant for Dr. Robert DeRubeis in the Depression Research Unit of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as for Dr. Lisa Schwartz in the Psycho-Oncology Lab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Through her work, Stephanie has developed an interest in examining adjustment and quality of life of pediatric oncology patients and their families throughout the course of the disease.

Ashley Junghans, B.A.,

is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program. Ashley was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN and graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a B.A. in Psychology and a Human Development concentration. During her time at DePaul, she was inducted into Psi Chi, worked on the Youth Tobacco Access Project and did research concerning domestic violence and child abuse and neglect. For the past two years, she has worked for Northwestern University Law School in a forensic psychology clinic. Under the tutelage of Dr. Mullins, Ashley will be focusing on interventions with parents of newly diagnosed kids with cancer.