Kirstin Nordentoft is currently a senior at the University of Colorado Denver and is graduating, Spring 2015. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Before returning to Graduate school, she will be an Educational Advisor for Douglas County School District working with adolescents struggling with their mental health. She is interested in the dynamics of relationships and their impact on behaviors and mental well-being of children and teens, leading her to want a Master’s in Family and Couples Counseling. This semester will be Kirstin’s first semester assisting in Dr. Ranby's Healthy Couples Lab working primarily on participant recruitment and data management.
Matt Hameroff graduated from Duke University with an economics degree, and has worked in business in the Denver area for the last several years. Having always enjoyed his psychology classes in college, he is currently pursuing post baccalaureate coursework in psychology and gaining research experience in the Healthy Couples Lab. Matt ultimately hopes to enroll in a Psychology PhD program. He is interested in the effects of daily social and cultural influences on the individual's psychological well-being, and the subsequent impacts on behavior. This semester is Matt's first experience assisting in Dr. Ranby's Healthy Couples Lab.
Tiffany Pinkley is currently a junior at the University of Colorado Denver and plans to graduate in spring 2016. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health with a double minor in Communication and Sustainability. She is interested in health behavior, the research and methods portion of Healthy Couples Lab as well as learning the real world application of being in a public health related career. She also has an interest in understanding food insecurity, production and the societal behaviors/interactions with food.