Lab Members

Graduate Students

Su Hyun Bae (배수현) - Master's Student

Education:  

2018 – present, MA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea 

2014 – 2018, BA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

Research Interests: 

 

Cognitive Impairment  

 

Email: lovebir_d@naver.com

Myung Jin Choi (최명진) - Master's Student

Education: 

 

2019 – present, MA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea 

2013 – 2019, BA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea 

 

Research Interests:

Active Aging; Successful Aging

 

Email: menschenkenn@naver.com

Uimi Jang (장의미) - Master's Student

Education: 

 

 

2019 – present, MA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea 

2019, BA, School of Continuing Education, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

 

Research Interests:

Cognitive Impairment; Caregiving Burden

Email: rubyable21@naver.com

Geropsychology Interns

Dong Ju Park (박동주) - Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Education: 

 

2016-present, BA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

 

Research Interests:

Aging and Gender Disparities in Mental Health 

Email: ppappse@naver.com

Yunji Oh (오윤지) - Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Education: 

 

2016-present, BA, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

 

Research Interests:

Aging and Cognitive Impairment; Mental Health Disparities

Email: 5yj1215@naver.com

Donghee Shin (신동희) - Undergraduate Student (Senior)

Education: 

 

2016-present, BA, Department of Psychology and German language &literature, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

 

Research Interests:

Successful Aging; Social Relationship; Cognitive Impairment

Email: ddshin555@gmail.com

 

Doctoral Students (at The University of Alabama)

Sylvia Y. Wang, M.A.

Education: 

 

2016-present, PhD, Psychology (Developmental), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 

2016, MA, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2012, BA, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA 

Research Interests:

Aging and Mental Health Disparities; Subjective Wellbeing Across Diverse Cultural Groups 

Email: sywang@crimson.ua.edu  

 
 

Soohyun Park (박수현), M.A.

Education: 

 

2015-present, PhD, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2013, MA, Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Psychology), Korea University 

2011, BA, Psychology, Korea University 

Research Interests:

Clinical Geropsychology; Cognitive Functioning Trajectory; Aging and Mental Health Disparities 

Email: spark62@crimson.ua.edu

 

Alumni (an alphabetical order of last name)

Dr. Ami N. Bryant

Education: 
2015, PhD, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2012, MA, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2010, BA, Psychology & Sociology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 

 

Current Position: 
Home-based Primary Care Psychologist, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System 
North Olympic Peninsula VA CBOC Port Angele
 
Email: Ami.Bryant@va.gov

Dr. Katy-Lauren Ford

Education: 
2018, PhD, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2013, MA, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2010, BA, Psychology, Harding University, Searcy, AR 
 
Current Position: 
Research Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
 
Dissertation Title: 
Mental Health Policy Changes: An Examination of Older Adults’ Mental Health Service Use, 2002-2012 

Email: klford@crimson.ua.edu

Dr. Chao-Hui Sylvia Huang

Education:
2015, PhD, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2012, MA, Clinical Psychology (Geropsychology), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2009, Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 
2005, MEd, Counseling Psychology, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
1996, BS, Plant Pathology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan 

 

Current Position: 

Assistant Professor, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care

Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Email: chhuang@uabmc.edu