SBM Research Forum 2018

Congratulations to Avery Meyer for her successful poster presentation at SBM!!!

Meyer, A., Sharp, M., Prasad, M., Whitlow, W. T., Lynch, C., & Carpenter, K. (April, 2018). Psychiatric Comorbidities and Treatment Adherence in Women Receiving Prenatal Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use.  Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.​

OSU Denman Research Forum 2017

A special congratulations to our Carpenter Lab Denman Research Forum participants!



Kate Conroy, Research Assistant, won 2nd place for her presentation on “The relationship between sexual activity and sexual function in breast and gynecologic cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy.”


Kendall Fugate-Laus, Research Assistant, presented her project on the “Effects of optimism on coping strategies and health outcomes on women with gynecologic and breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.”

Tips for making resolutions work


“Now is the time many people make New Year’s resolutions…Save money. Eat better. Lose weight. Stop smoking. Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals…”

In this blog post, Dr. Kristen Carpenter shares her plan for making resolutions work.