Title: Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology fact sheet
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Title: Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology fact sheet
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Language: English
Creator: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Publisher: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
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Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology
Fact Sheet 2008

General Program Facts

* Scientist-practitioner training (focus on the integration of science and practice)

* Clinical-science training (training in science and practice; focus on academic/research career)

* First accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) January 1, 1953

* 2001 American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Department of the

* 2007 American Psychological Association (APA) Departmental Award for Culture of Service
in the Psychological Sciences

* Housed in HPNP Building (3rd Floor) and UF Health Science Center (Ground Floor)

* Graduates 12-15 PhD students per year; APA-accredited Internship program admits 12-13
interns per year

* 33 Core Faculty, 83 Graduate Students

* Offers an accredited general program in Clinical Psychology with two major tracks (Scientist-
practitioner; Clinical-science) and advanced specialty-specific training in Neuropsychology,
Neurorehabilitation, and Clinical Neuroscience; Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology; Health
Psychology; and Emotion Neuroscience and Psychopathology

* 5 Regents Type III Departmental Centers
o NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention
o Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies
o Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health
o Center for Behavioral Health Research in Organ Transplantation
o National Rural Behavioral Health Center

* Ranked 15th among Clinical Psychology programs nationally in producing graduates who
assume academic training positions.

Faculty Facts [33 Core Faculty in 4 specialties (20 regular tenure-track, 9 clinical track, 3 research
track, 1 other]

Faculty Research Productivity (2006-2007)
71 peer-reviewed journal articles and 2 books
49 journal articles, 17 book chapters and 1 book "in press".
124 presentations at national or international conferences; 27 state or local presentations
Participated in newly awarded grants involving $7.9 million dollars in direct costs

Other Faculty Facts
* 2 Journal Editors, 17 Editorial Board memberships of 37 journals
* 11 faculty are Board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology
* 10 faculty in National leadership positions (APA Boards, Specialty Boards, Society Presidents)
* Wide-scale collaboration with other UFHSC and other programs (including Neurology,
Neurosurgery, McKnight Brain Institute, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program,
Transplantation Program, Shands Cancer center, UF Diabetes Center, Craniofacial Center,
UF Interdisciplinary ADHD Program, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, AHEC
Centers Gainesville VAMC, Ocala VA Outpatient Clinic)

Clinical and Health Psychology Students Facts: 2007 2008

* 2007-2008 Admission Statistics:
o Number of applications: 378
o Number offered admission 19
o Class size: 15
o Number receiving financial aid 15
o Percent of applicants offered admission 5%
o Percent of applicants enrolling 4%

* Class of 2007-2008 Student Statistics:
o Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.78
o Average GRE Verbal 611
o Average GRE Qualitative 675
o Average GRE Total 1286

* Student Demographics
o 79% female; 21% male
o 79% Caucasian; 8% Asian; 6% African American; 2% Hispanic-Latino; 3% Multi-
Ethnic; 2% not reported.

Student Productivity (2006-2007)
* 79% of students belong to a professional or research society
* 36% of students published in a peer-reviewed journal (Mean = 2.06)
* 69% had a paper or book chapter "in press"
* 84% published or presented their first year project at a national meeting
* 63% presented at a national or international meeting (Mean = 2.43)
* 87% were involved in grant supported research
* 22% were involved in formal teaching activities
* 100% of intern applicants obtained APA-accredited internship placements; 100% of students in
past 7 years have obtained APA approved internships

Current Fellowship Awards
* 1 Presidential Fellow, 13 Alumni Fellows, 2 McKnight Fellows, 3 active National Research
Service Awards, 3 Student Training Awards (T-32)

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