Michelle M. Lee, PhD, ABPP

Associate Program Director and Professor



Midwestern University
College of Health Sciences
Department of Behavioral Sciences 
Alumni Hall 340H
555 31st St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Office: (630) 515-6203
e-mail: mlee1x@midwestern.edu

EDUCATION

PhD Clinical Psychology Case Western Reserve University 2002
MA Clinical Psychology Case Western Reserve University 1997
BA Psychology Northwestern University 1994

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in Illinois
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology

RESEARCH SUMMARY

My research interests include the examination of:  1. cognitive, emotional, and spiritual functioning of older adults, 2. the effectiveness of student training for future healthcare providers in addressing the diverse needs of patients, and 3. Interprofessionalism related to integrated healthcare.    

Selected Publications

A.       Chapters in Books
Camp, C. J, Skajner, M.J., Lee, M. M., Judge, K. S., & Koss, E. (2010).  Cognitive assessment in late-stage dementia. In P.A. Lichtenberg (Ed.), Handbook of assessment in clinical gerontology (2nd ed.) (pp. 531-555). New York:  John Wiley & Sons.

Camp, C. J., Orsulic-Jeras, S., Lee, M. M., & Judge, K. S.  (2004). Effects of a Montessori-based intergenerational program on engagement and affect for adult day care clients with dementia. In M. L. Wykle, P. J. Whitehouse, & D. L. Morris (Eds.), Successful aging through the life span: Intergenerational issues in health (pp. 159-176). New York: Springer.

B.       Articles in Refereed Journals
Sincak, C., Gunn, J., Conroy, C., Komerda, K., VanKenagan, K., Krumdick, N., Lee, M., Kanjirath, P., Lempicki, K., Heinking, K., & Spiegel, J. (2017). Transformation of an online multidisciplinary course into a live interprofessional experience. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 81(5), Article 94.

Ciancio, M., Lee, M. M, Krumdick, N. D., Lencioni, L., & Kanjirath, P. P. (2017). Self-perceived knowledge, skills, attitudes, and use of evidence-based dentistry among practitioners transitioning to educators. Journal of Dental Education, 8, 271-277.

Knect-Sabres, L., Gunn, J., Conroy, C., Getch, S. E., Cahill, S., Lee, M. M., Ciancio, M. J., Jaskoloski, J., Palmisano, L., & Kristjansdottir, K., (2016).  Effectiveness of an optional interprofessional education event.  Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 14(4), Article 2.

Wallingford, M., Knect-Sabres, L., Lee, M. M., & St. Amand, L. (2016).  OT Practitioners' and OT students' perceptions of entry level competency for occupational therapy practice.  Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 4(4), Article 10.

Noronha, S., Anderson, D., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., Irwin, K. E., Burton-Hess, J., Ciancio, M., Wallingford, M., & Workman, G. (2016). Self-Assessment of professionalism attitudes and behaviors in physician assistant, physical therapy, clinical psychology, and biomedical sciences students at the start and end of the first didactic year: A multi-disciplinary study. Journal of Allied Health, 45(1), 71-78.  

Cahill, S. M., McGuire, B., Krumdick, N. D., & Lee, M. M. (July, 2015). Rural practitioners' involvement in response to intervention.  Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 8(2), 142-156.  

Cahill, S., McGuire, B., Krumdick, N., & Lee, M. (2014).  A national survey of occupational therapy practitioners' involvement in response to intervention.  American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, e234-e240.

Camp, C. J., & Lee, M. M.  (2011).  Montessori-based activities as a transgenerational interface for persons with dementia and preschool children. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 9, 366-373.

Lee, M. M & Camp, C. J. (2011).  Editorial:  The role of cognitive assessment in treatment of advanced dementia. Spanish Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology, 46(3), 119-120.  

McGovern, R. J., Lee, M. M., Johnson, J. C., & Morton, B. (2008).  ElderLynk: A Community outreach model for the integrated treatment of mental health problems in the rural elderly.  Ageing International, 32, 45-53.   

Lee, M. M., Camp, C. J. & Malone, M.L. (2007).   Effects of intergenerational Montessori-based activities programming on engagement of nursing home residents with dementia.  Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2(3), 477-483.

Lee, M. M., & Overholser, J. (2004).  Cognitive-behavioral treatment of depression in a patient with borderline personality features. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 34(3), 231-245.

Neundorfer, M. M., Camp, C. J., Lee, M. M., Malone, M. M., Carr, J. R., & Skrajner, M. J. (2004). Compensating for cognitive deficits in persons aged 50 and over with HIV/AIDS:  A pilot study of a cognitive intervention.  Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 3(1), 79-97.  
Lee, M. M., & Camp, C. J. (2001).  Spaced retrieval:  A memory intervention for HIV+ older adults. Clinical Gerontologist, 3/4, 131-134.

Lee, M. M., Strauss, M. E., & Dawson, D.V. (2000).  Changes in emotional and behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.  American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 15, 176-179.

Lee, M. M., Strauss, M. E., Adams, & N., Redline, S.  (1999). Executive functions in persons with sleep apnea.  Sleep and Breathing, 3, 13-16.

Ripich, D. N., Ziol, E., & Lee, M. M. (1998).  Longitudinal effects of communication training on caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease.  Clinical Gerontologist, 19, 37-55.

Strauss, M. E., Lee, M. M., & DiFilippo, J. M. (1997).  Premorbid personality and behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer's disease:  Some cautions.  Archives of Neurology, 54, 257-259.

C.       Presentations at International, National, and Regional Scientific Meetings of  Professional Organizations  

Knect-Sabres, L., Gunn, J., Conroy, C., Lee, M., Ciancio, M., Kristjansdottir, K., & Luciano, K. (Accepted August, 2017).  The impact of extracurricular interprofessional events for graduate healthcare students.  Poster submitted for presentation at international conference of World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Cape Town, South Africa, May 21st-25th, 2018.  

del Toro, C.M., Armour, SM., Ganzfried, E.S., & Lee, M.M (Accepted May, 2017). Introduction to an interdisciplinary approach to aphasia treatment. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Atlanta, GA, October 2017.  

Heider, K. L. (doctoral student), & Lee, M. M. (August, 2017).  Secondary traumatic stress in military psychologists:  Risk and protective factors. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Zina, Z. V. (doctoral student), Lee, M. M., & Anaya, E. (August, 2017).  Identifying the needs of racial and ethnic minority graduate students. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program Poster Session at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Doelman, M., Krumdick, N., Lee, M. M., Ramirez, N., Khatib, L., & Polo, K.  (October, 2017).  Ebook reader usage in a population of older nursing home residents. Poster accepted to the American Academy of Optometry, Chicago, IL.  

Khatib, L. K. (research clerkship student), Stolte, A. S. (research clerkship student), Berry, K. (research clerkship student), Christopher, J. (research clerkship student), Anaya, E., Getch, S., Krumdick, N., & Lee, M. M. (March, 2017).  Dental anxiety and potential risk-factors in older adults seeking dental treatment within a university dental training clinic. Poster presented at the national conference of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Detroit, MI.  

Parise, J. L. (doctoral student), Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., & Kadziela, K. J. (March, 2017).  Resilience and fear of failure in pre-doctoral dental students. Poster presented at the American Dental Education Association, Long Beach, CA.  

Del Toro, C., Lee, M. M, & Ganzfried, E. S. (November, 2016). People with aphasia and their caregivers:  What do they know about aphasia?  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Philadelphia, PA.  

Workman, G. M., Bates, M.J., Lee, M. M., & Workman, D. (August, 2016).  Treatment planning and case conceptualization in evidence-based practice: Ethics and the military. Symposium presenteed at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.  

Irwin, K. E., Hanke, T. A., Lee, M. M., & Bryze, K.  (October, 2015). Promoting safe student performance in physical therapy education. Poster to be presented to the annual Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Wallingford, M., Knect-Sabres, L., St.Amand, L., & Lee, M. M.  (April, 2015).  Perceptions of entry level competency.  Poster to be presented at the 2015 annual conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Nashville, TN.  

Ciancio, M. J., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., Lencioni, C., & Kanjirath, P. (March, 2015).  Knowledge, skills, attitudes, and use of EBD among faculty facilitators.  Poster presented at the 2015 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session and Exhibition, Boston, MA.  

Cahill, S., Krumdick, N., & Lee, M.   (October, 2014) Rural school OTs in RtI: Doing more with less? Research Platform presented at the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association annual conference, Lisle, IL.  

Petrides, J. (doctoral student), Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., & Freeman, A.  (August, 2014). Attitudes towards mental health and mental health seeking behaviors in Greek Americans. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Gunn, J., Conroy, C., Ciancio, M., Knecht-Sabres, L., Jaskowlski, J., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., & Tappert, S. (October, 2013).  Faculty change in readiness to participate in interprofessional education.  Poster presented to the annual conference of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals, Orlando, FL.  

Noronha, S. Anderson, D., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., Workman, G. M., & Irwin, K., Burton-Hess, J., Wallingford, M., & Ciancio, M.  (October, 2013).  Self- assessment of professional attitudes and behaviors in physician assistant (PA), physical therapist (PT), occupational therapist (OT), behavioral medicine (BM), and biomedical sciences (BMS) students at the start and end of the first year. Poster  presented to the annual education forum of the Physician Assistant Education Association, Memphis, TN.  

Barczyk, M. S. (doctoral student), Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., & Pawlowski, C. A. (August, 2013).  Assessment of spatial working memory in individuals with autism:  A critical evaluation of measures.  Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.   

Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Ramos, V. L., & Reutzel, T. J. (August 2012).  The role of gender in forgiveness of self, others, and situation.  Presented as a poster at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E., & Ramos, V. L.  (August, 2012). Psychology students' attitudes regarding the integration of spirituality in hospital patient care.  Presented as a poster at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.  

Johnson, H., Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Lee, M. M., & Schultz, T. M., (June 2012). Evaluation of an EMDR educational module designed for healthcare students.  Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2012 International SPR Meeting, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E., & Orlinsky D. (June, 2012). Religious characteristics of psychology trainees and integration of spirituality in patient care.  Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2012 International SPR Meeting, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  

Wynimko, J. (master's student), Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., & Schultz, T. M. (May, 2012).   The effectiveness of CBT for anxiety in older adults. Poster presented to the  Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, May 3-5, 2012,  Chicago, Illinois.   

Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Ramos, V., & Reutzel, T.J. (August, 2011).  The relation between methods of self-forgiveness and emotional responses in younger adults.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E. & Lee, M. M. (August, 2011). Assessment of a spiritually integrated divorce support group. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Madsen, K., Sauer, A., Song, S., Lee, M., & Washburn, J. (August, 2011). Understanding bulimia nervosa: A pre and post-treatment qualitative study. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M, Johnson, H. S., & Workman, D. E. (June 2011). Evaluation of an EMDR educational intervention for physician assistant students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2011 International SPR Meeting, Bern, Switzerland.  

Workman, G. M, Lee, M. M, Nichols, K. J., Gomez, H. S., & Workman, D. E. (April, 2011). Evaluating the impact of an interprofessional educational module on EMDR for PTSD among medical students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine for April 13-16, 2011, Baltimore, MD.  

Ball, V. A. (master's student), Lee, M. M., & Workman, G. M (November, 2010). Generalized anxiety disorder in geriatric primary care patients.  Poster presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.  

Oner, S., Sauer, A. M., Song, S., & Lee, M. M. (November, 2010). Psychological factors in breast cancer patients' responses at different stages of diagnosis and treatment: A literature review. Poster presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.  

Timm, S., Sauer, A.M., Lee, M., & Song, S. (November, 2010). The role of perfectionism in anorexia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive disorder: A literature review. Poster presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.    

Noronha, S., Blattner, S., Workman, G., Lee, M., & Meyer, J.  (October, 2010). Professionalism attitudes of physician assistant students at the start of the core curriculum in two programs in the Midwestern and Southwestern United States: a pilot self- assessment study.  Poster presented at the annual education forum for the Physician Assistant Education Association, Baltimore, MD.   

Lee, M. M. Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Ramos, V., Schultz, T., & Reutzel, T. (August, 2010). Self-forgiveness in older and younger adults.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego California.  

Workman, G. M., & Lee, M. M. (August, 2010). Toward culturally competent supervision:  Integrating spiritual diversity in clinical supervision.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego California.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D.E., & Ramos, V. (August, 2010). Psychologists- in-training: Spirituality and professional competency.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego California.  

Tonkovich, H. M., Workman, G. M., Schultz, T. M., & Lee, M. M. (August, 2010). Older and younger adults in Alcoholics Anonymous: Differences in personality, spirituality and religiosity.  Poster presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego California.   

Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Ramos, V., Schultz, T. M., & Reutzel, T. (June, 2010). Differences in the forgiveness of self:  Comparing older and younger adults.  Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2010 International SPR Meeting, Asilomar, California.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E., & Orlinsky, D. (June, 2010). Spirituality and spiritual diversity training of clinical psychology interns. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2010 International SPR Meeting, Asilomar, California.  

Cinquegrani, M., Workman, G.M., & Lee, M. M. (May, 2010). Juvenile offenders with conduct disorder: Personality styles literature review.  Poster presented to the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), Chicago, Illinois.

Roberts, P., Workman, G., Ruroede, K., & Lee, M. (April, 2010).  Impact of chaplain services on components of forgiveness and spirituality in rehabilitation patients. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association of Professional Chaplains, Schaumburg, IL.      

Lee, M. M, Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., & Christian, V. L. (November, 2009).  Methods of self-forgiveness and emotional responses in older adults. Poster presented to the annual scientific meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.  

Kamath, S. (doctoral student), Lee, M. M, & Workman, G. M. (November 2009).  Creativity and aging:  The effect of age on components of self-perceived creativity. Poster presented to the annual scientific meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.  

Workman, G. M., Ruroede, K., Lee, M. M., & Roberts, P. (November 2009). Impact of chaplain services on spiritual well-being and forgiveness of rehabilitation patients. Poster presented to the annual scientific meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.  

Lindsey, J. L. (master's student), Lee, M. M., & Workman, G. M. (November, 2009). A literature review: Examining the effects of animal-assisted therapy on mental health in hospice and palliative care. Poster presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Skokie, IL.  

Oluwafemi, F. (master's student), Lee, M. M., & Carpenter, W. W. (November, 2009). Racial differences in help seeking behaviors of battered women in the United States: A literature review. Poster  presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Skokie, IL.  

Barczyk, M. (master's student), Workman, G. M., & Lee, M. M., (November, 2009). Spatial working memory in individuals with autism. Poster presented at the annual convention of Illinois Psychological Association, Skokie, IL.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Nichols, K. J., Workman, D. E., Christina, V. L., & Orlinsky, D. E. (November, 2009).  Spiritual and religious characteristics of osteopathic medical students. Poster presented to the Annual American Osteopathic Association Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.  

Workman, G. M., Del Rosario, J. R., Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E., & Christian, V. L. (October, 2009). Interdisciplinary differences in psychotherapists'attitudes about EMDR.  Poster presented to the New England Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Williamstown, MA.   

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E., Cotler, S. & Christian, V. L. (August, 2009). Spiritual diversity training and clinical integration in clinical psychology interns.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.  

Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Orlinsky, D., & Christian, V. L. (June, 2009). The role of personal spiritual and religious values in clinical psychology students' integration of spirituality into the clinical encounter.  Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2009 International SPR Meeting, Santiago, Chile.  

Workman, G. M., Orlinsky, D., Lee, M. M., Workman, D.E., & Christian, V. L. (June, 2009). Spiritual attitudes and clinical integration in clinical psychology students.  Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2009 International SPR Meeting, Santiago, Chile.  

Duncan, J. (doctoral student), Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Workman, D.E., Nichols, K.J., & Ruroede, K. (June, 2009). The diverse spiritual and religious beliefs of medical students:  Implications for patient care.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Spirituality, Theology, and Health, Durham, NC.  

Spitz, C.A. (master's student) & Lee, M. M. (November, 2008).  Psychologists prescribing psychotropics: A survey of medical students' attitudes. Poster presented to the annual convention of the Illinois Psychological Association, Skokie, IL.  
Kamath, S (master's student), Lee, M., & Workman, G. (November, 2008).  Creativity and older adulthood:  Does self-perceived creativity change in later life? Poster presented to the 61st annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD.
Schaefer, B. (doctoral student), Lee, M., & Workman, G. (November, 2008). Understanding borderline personality traits across the life span. Poster presented to the 61st annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD.  
Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Lee, M. M., Cotler, S. & McNeil, J. D. (August, 2008). Religiosity and spirituality in clinical psychology doctoral students.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Cryder, B., Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., & Workman, D. E., & Christian, V. L. (July, 2008). Spirituality in the curriculum:  Impact on pharmacy students' clinical integration.  Poster presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Ph

Lee, M. M., Workman, G. M., & Workman, D. E. (June, 2008). Evaluation of cultural competency training in spiritual diversity.  Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2008 International SPR Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.  

Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Lee, M. M., & McNeil, J. D. (June, 2008).    Spirituality and the training of clinical psychology graduate students: 1 year follow- up study. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2008 International  SPR Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.  

Workman, G. M., Workman, D.E., Lee, M. M., & Bae, S. H. (June, 2008). Cultural diversity: Understanding personality styles of Korean and Chinese American students.  Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2008 International SPR Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.  

Workman, G. M. Lee, M. M., Nichols, K. J., Workman, D. E. & Christian, V. L. (April, 2008). The impact of spirituality and medical curriculum on the clinical attitudes of 2nd-year osteopathic medical students.   Poster presented to the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, 2008 Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.  

Workman, G. M, Workman, D. E., Lee, M. M., & McNeil, J. D. (August, 2007).  Spirituality and clinical psychology graduate students.  Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.  

Workman, G. M., Lee, M. M., Cryder, B. & Prerost, F. J. (July, 2007). Religious and spiritual attitudes of pharmacy studentsPoster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Orlando, Florida.  

Workman, G. M. Lee, M. M., Workman, D. E. Nichols, K. J., Caleel, G.T. & Duncan, J. (June, 2007).  Religious and spiritual attitudes of 1st-year osteopathic medical students.   Poster presented to the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 

Workman, G. M., Workman, D. E., Lee, M. M., & McNeil, J. D. (June, 2007). Spirituality and clinical psychology graduate students: Follow-up studyPaper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research International SPR Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin.  

Camp, C. J, & Lee, M. M.  (November, 2006).   Effects of intergenerational   Montessori-based activities programming on engagement of nursing home residents  with dementia. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.      

Lee, M. M., Workman, G., & Harrow, L. (November, 2006).  Geriatric training exercise improves clinical psychology students' attitudes and self-perceptions of work  with older adults. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.  

Schaefer, B. S. (master's student), Workman, G., Lee, M. M. (November, 2006).  The course of borderline personality disorder:  A literature review. Poster presented at the the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.  

Von der Hoff, S. (master's student), Lee, M. M., Prerost, F.J., & Ney, R.J, (November, 2006). Reminiscence interventions with nursing home residents: A review.  Poster  presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.  

Workman, G. M. & Lee, M. M. (November, 2006).  Enhancing graduate students' positive perceptions of working with older adults through early training with extended life history interviews.  Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.       

Workman, G. M. & Lee, M. M. (August, 2006). Spirituality and spiritual training of clinical psychology graduate students.  Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.   

Gorzelle, G. J., Joltin, A., Lee, M, Camp, C.J., & Kaiser, K., (November, 2003).  Home health visits enhanced through Montessori-based activities training. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.  

Pawlowski, C. A., Lee, M. M., Kier, F. J., & Kendjelic, E. M. (November, 2003). Neuropsychological functioning and depressive symptoms in older veterans. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.

GRANTS FUNDED

Del Toro, C., Lee, M. M., & Ganzfried, E. (Accepted, July, 2015).  Knowledge of older people with aphasia and their caregivers.  Submitted for funding through the Geriatric Research and Education Facilitation Grant through Midwestern University.  

Gunn, J., Lee, M. M., Conroy, C., Cahill,  S., Knect-Sabres, L., Kristjandottir, K., Aquines, C., Sincak, C., Ciancio, M., & Van Kanegan, K. (Accepted, July, 2015).  A geriatric case-based interprofessional educational activity to help prepare future healthcare providers for working collaboratively to care for a growing older patient population.  Submitted for funding through the Geriatric Research and Education Facilitation Grant through Midwestern University.

Getch, S., Anaya, E., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N., Williams, L., & Workman, G. M. (Accepted, July, 2015).     An examination of dental anxiety in older adults within a university dental training clinic setting.  Submitted for funding through the Geriatric Research and Education Facilitation Grant through Midwestern University.

Knect-Sabres,  L., Wallingford, M., Lee, M. M., Gunn, J.,  Getch, S., Krumdick, N., Anaya, E., & Workman. G. M.  (Accepted, July, 2015).  The impact of an interprofessional geriatric training experience on the attitudes of future healthcare providers towards work with older adults and interprofessionalism.  Submitted for funding through the Geriatric Research and Education Facilitation Grant through Midwestern University.

Hanke, T., Elliot-Burke, T., Huntington-Alfano, K., Klemencic, S., Knect-Sabres, L., Lee, M. M., Palmisano, L. & Wallingford, M. (Accepted, July, 2015).  An interdisciplinary falls screening event for community-dwelling older adults.  Submitted for funding through the Geriatric Research and Education Facilitation Grant through Midwestern University.  

Noronha, S., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N., Provencher, D., & Torgerson C(Accepted,  August, 2015,).  The perceived effects of animal assisted therapy on test anxiety in healthcare students: A pilot study.  Submitted to College of Health Sciences for Research Incentive Grant at Midwestern University.  

Lee, M. M., Freeman, A., & Workman, G. M. (Accepted, July, 2012). The effects of graduate student peer review process on quality of student academic writing.  Submitted to College of Health Sciences for Research Incentive Grant at Midwestern University.   

Cryder, B. Workman, G.M, Lee, M. M, &Workman, D.E. (Accepted, January 2008). Patient spirituality in the pharmacy curriculum.  Accepted by the Chicago College of Pharmacy at Midwestern University.   

Lee, M. M, Workman, G. M, & Workman, D. E.  (Accepted, Fall, 2007). The Effects of age on forgiveness:  Differences between older and younger adults.  Accepted by Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for intramural funding at Midwestern University.  

Workman, G.M. & Lee, M. M. (Accepted, Fall, 2006).  Spirituality and health care among students in medical and health-related professions. Accepted by Midwestern University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for Intramural Funding.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS

Chaired dissertation of student, J. Petrides, whose poster presentation, Petrides, J., Lee, M. M., Krumdick, N. D., & Freeman, A.  (May, 2014). Attitudes towards mental health and mental health seeking behaviors in GreekAmericans., won an award for Recognition of Distinguished Research Achievement at the Kenneth A. Suarez Annual Research Day at Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL.

Fellow in the American Academy of Clinical Psychology (ABCP)   Achieved American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) certification in Clinical Psychology.  

Recognition of 10 years of dedicated service and commitment to education, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL  

Committee member for doctoral student, H.M. Tonkovich, whose poster presentation, Tonkovich, H. M., Workman, G. M., Schultz, T. M., & Lee, M. M.     (August, 2010). Older and younger adults in Alcoholics Anonymous: Differences in personality, spirituality and religiosity, was selected for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association during the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Early Career Poster Session and Social Hour.  

Chaired master's thesis of student, J.L. Lindsey, whose poster presentation, Lindsey, J. L., Lee, M. M., & Workman, G. M. (November, 2009). A literature review: Examining the effects of animal-assisted therapy on mental health in hospice and palliative care, won an award at the Illinois Psychological Association annual conference: Best Health/Rehab Research Award.                     

Chaired master's thesis of student,C. A. Spitz, whose poster presentation, Spitz, C. A. & Lee, M. M. (November, 2008).  Psychologists prescribing psychotropics: A survey of medical students' attitudes, won two awards at the Illinois Psychological Association annual conference: 1) Best Quantitative Research Award and 2) Best Health/Rehab Research Award.  

Recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Service as Advisor of Geriatrics Club, 2007-2008, 2009-2010  

Initial application and granting of tenure, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL  

Dissertation Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  

Stipend award for noted graduate academic progress in clinical psychology program, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH  

William A. Hunt Award for best undergraduate paper in psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  

Graduated with Departmental Honors in Psychology, Northwestern  University, Evanston, IL  

Invited Participant in Honors Psychology Research Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  

Dean's List, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL