Emma received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Chester University in 2017 and held the position of part-time research assistant for the PRO Health Lab from June 2017 to June 2018. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology program.
Dr. Michael Cleveland held the position of research associate in the PRO Health Lab from January 2010 through June 2016, and the position of assistant professor of research in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State from 2012 through June 2016. He is currently an associate professor in human development and a member of the Prevention Science Graduate Faculty at Washington State University. Dr. Cleveland received his Ph.D. in human development and family studies, with a minor in statistics, in 2003 from Iowa State University.
- 2009-2015, NIH Clinical Disadvantaged Background Loan Repayment Program Award
- 2009, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Travel award to present research at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association
- 2008, Society for Prevention Research (SPR), Travel scholarship awarded to present research at the 16th Annual Meeting
Aimee held the position of research assistant in the PRO Health Lab from 2006 to December 2013. She is currently a registered nurse at Home Nursing Agency.
Dr. Comer graduated summa cum laude with a degree in biology and minor in business from Penn State in 2011 and then held the position of research technician for the PRO Health Lab from August 2011 through December 2012. She received her M.D. in 2017 from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Comer is currently a general surgery resident physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA.
Senior Honors Thesis: Age- and sex-specific effects of tetrahydrobiopterin supplementation on peripheral artery stiffness.
Comer Honors Thesis
- 2012, First Annual Libraries’ Honors Thesis Award Finalist
- 2011, Student Marshal, Eberly College of Science, Summer Commencement
- 2011, Evan Pugh Scholar Senior Award
- 2010, Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society
- 2010, Schreyer Honors College Ambassador Travel Grant
- 2007-2011, Schreyer Honors College Academic Excellence Scholarship
- 2007-2011, Dean’s List, all semesters
Stefania Forloni completed an international internship from the Universitá Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy in the Alcohol & Skin Cancer Projects lab (now the PRO Health Lab) from April to August 2012. Her interests are in parenting and emerging adulthood.
Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in biobehavioral health from Penn State in 2010. She then held the position of research technician for the PRO Health Lab from June 2010 through August 2011. Kelly is currently a medical student at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.