My name is Paoge Moua, and I am currently a senior psychology pre-med major at OSU. I plan on attending medical school after graduation with a research track. I am interested in intergenerational trauma examined from a cross cultural perspective as well as the role ethnomedicine among ethnic/cultural minorities in the US (i.e., Indigenous/Native populations, Creole people). I hope to pursue a career in research (i.e., translational) and contribute to the field. In my free time, I enjoy staring out into the horizon and listening to stand-up comedy.
Hi! My name is Grace Walker, and I am an undergraduate research assistant in Dr. Cole's lab. I am grateful to be a member of the Cherokee tribe, and I also volunteer for the Ponca tribe at the White Eagle Behavior Health Center in Ponca City. As I am finishing out my senior year here at OSU, I will be applying to doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology, to achieve my goal to become a well-rounded practicing psychologist for marginalized and at-risk populations. In my free time, I enjoy going to OSU sporting events and spending time with my puppy.
Hi! I’m Kendall, a senior at OSU and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. I am majoring in psychology, and I am a participant of the 2022 AIIP Summer Enrichment program. After graduating with a B.S., my goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in experimental psychology. My research interests are focused on examining historically based trauma and social variables affecting marginalized groups, more specifically, African American and Native American populations as I am part of both communities. A few of my hobbies are reading, listening to music, and traveling. I have been to 35 states, including all of the states on the East Coast, and I’m hoping to complete my tour when I visit the West Coast soon!
Hi! My name is Abby Thrash, and I am currently a senior psychology student. I have been an undergraduate research assistant since 2019 as a freshman research scholar, working with Dr. Clawson in the Child and Family Health Promotions laboratory. I plan on attending Physician Associate school after graduation from OSU and furthering my research career in psychology. In my free time I enjoy reading, listening to any song by Taylor Swift, and playing with my golden retriever, Biscuit.
Hello and greetings! My name is Jade House and I am a senior Human Development and Family Sciences student. I am also a very proud intern for Opportunity Orange Scholars, an inclusive postsecondary program for students with intellectual disability, right here at OSU. I enjoy researching resilience in children faced with adversity and health disparities among marginalized communities, but I also enjoy exploring different areas of research. After graduation, I hope to continue my education and find a graduate program that fits well with my passion to help others. In my free time I enjoy reading, volunteering, and going to the gym.