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Eric Lee named Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Doctoral Student Researcher of the Year and Recipient of the ABCT Leonard Krasner Dissertation Award

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Congratulations Eric!

Not only was Eric named as the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Doctoral Student Researcher of the Year, he has also now received the prestigious ABCT Leonard Krasner Dissertation Award.  Eric will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC this November.

Eric Lee is a doctoral candidate in the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology program at Utah State University.  He has been a student in Dr. Michael Twohig's Center for Clinical Research lab for the past four years.  Eric is interested in clinical research related to modern cognitive behavior therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mechanisms of action that lead to meaningful improvements in people's lives, and the use of technology to assist in treatment dissemination.  He has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders.  

Eric is an active researcher and has published 15 papers in peer reviewed journals and four book chapters.  He has contributed to multiple regional and national conferences, presenting a total of eight talks and 23 poster presentations at various conferences.  IN addition, he had disseminated his research to students and professionals as an invited speaker at USU's "Mental Health is No Joke Week" and BOx Elder School District's "Employee Health Program" and as a workshop presenter at the Utah Association for Behavioral Analysis Annual Conference and the Center for Clinical Research's Acceptance and Commitment Therapy workshop.  

Eric will be moving to Houston this summer for a clinical internship at Baylor College of Medicine.