CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS
Scott Wagoner, M.A.
Scott is a fourth year graduate student in the clinical psychology program at Auburn. He received his B.S. in Psychology from Purdue University and his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Dayton. His thesis examined what factors may impact an individual's satisfaction with sacrificing for one's partner. Scott is now interested in how various relational beliefs and behaviors impact treatment adherence in pediatric populations; he is looking forward to learning more about health and pediatric psychology as a member of Dr. Gray's lab. In his free time, he enjoys yoga, exploring local cuisines, and traveling.
Megan Schaefer, M.S.
Megan is a fourth year graduate student at Auburn University. She graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology with Honors, along with a minor in Neuroscience. Megan's thesis qualitatively examined the self-management experiences of adolescents with ADHD as they transitioned to college. Her other research interests include treatment adherence, disease management, psychosocial functioning, and quality of life in chronically ill adolescent and pediatric populations. Clinically, Megan has a strong passion for working with pediatric oncology patients. Her experience working as a member of the Hope and Cope team at Children's of Alabama with Dr. Madan-Swain has been wonderful in guiding her future career interests. In her free time, Megan enjoys volunteering at Paul Newman’s SeriousFun camps, camps designed to enrich the lives of chronically ill children and their families. Additionally, she enjoys reading, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.
Maggie Young, M.S.
Maggie is a second year graduate student at Auburn University. She graduated with honors from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish. Maggie is interested in medication adherence and management among young adults. Some of her other research interests include psychosocial adjustment and factors related to childhood chronic illness. Maggie is excited to be a part of Auburn's clinical psychology program and she looks forward to gaining research skills and experience as a member of Dr. Gray's lab. In her free time, Maggie enjoys hiking, playing sports, and trying new things in the Auburn-Opelika area.
Alana Resmini, Ph.D.
Alana is currently completing her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Florida where she plans to specialize in pediatric diabetes. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Children's Hospital of Colorado. Alana successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Validation of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) Food Allergy Module - Parent Report" in July 2015. Her research interests include quality of life and health knowledge in children with food allergies and treatment adherence in pediatric populations. As part of her involvement in the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Promotion Research Laboratory, Alana participates in mentored journal article reviews, manuscript preparation, and Division 54 Special Interest Group activities. In her spare time, Alana enjoys swimming competitively and reading fiction.