Katarzyna Wyka

wykaDr. Wyka, Katarzyna (d.o.b. 10/12/1975)

Experienta profesionala relationata cu proiectul

Dr. Wyka este Profesor Asistent de Statistica la City University of New York si Profesor Asistent Adjunct de Psihologie la Weill-Cornell Medical College. Fost coleg al C.P. la Cornell University, Dr. Wyka a obtinut titlul de Ph.D. in Metode Cantitative in Cercetarile Educationale si Psihologice de la  The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Wyka este un membru al American Statistical Association, si reviewer pentru Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Wyka a fost consultant in statistica si metodologie in numeroase proiecte de mare anvergura la Cornell University, City University of New York si alte institutii. In ultimii ani, Dr. Wyka a fost parte integranta in urmatoarele proiecte: 1) multi-site (Weill-Cornell Medical College, Emory University and University of Southern California) studiu clinic al tratamentului pentru PTSD, 2) evaluarea unui program de preventie bazat pe tele-medicina care promova sanatatea mentala in randul populatiei de risc si subtratata (Weill-Cornell Medical College), 3) un studiu clinic randomizat care a comparat psihoterapia imbunatatita pentru depresie cu terapia cognitiva traditionala.

In aceste proiecte, Dr. Wyka a fost implicat in toate stadiile designului de studiu, analiza datelor si interpretarii, la fel si in prepararea manuscriptelor si prezentarea rezultatelor diseminate.

Realizari relationate cu proiectul

–  Giosan, C. & Wyka, K.E. (2009). Is a Successful High-K Fitness Strategy Associated with Better Mental Health? Evolutionary Psychology, 7:28-39.

–  Cukor, J., Wyka, K., Mello, B., Olden, M., Jayasinghe, N., Roberts, J., Giosan, C., Crane, M., & Difede, J. (2011). The longitudinal course of PTSD among disaster workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11th. Special Issue: The September 11th 2001 Terrorist Attacks: Ten Years After. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24(5): 506-514.

–  Cukor, D., Ver Halen, V., Rosenthal Asher, D., Coplan, J., Weedon, J., Wyka, K., Saggi, S., & Kimmel, P. (in press). Psychological Intervention Improves Depression, Quality of Life and Fluid Adherence in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.