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Dr. Clare Harrop Receives Tenure!

May 28, 2024

Congratulations Dr. Clare Harrop on receiving Tenure! We are so excited to see your hard work and dedication recognized. Our lab had a great time celebrating Dr. Harrop’s accomplishments at a Taylor Swift themed Tenure party.

Congrats 2024 Graduates!

May 28, 2024

Thank you seniors! Harrop Lab seniors, Inyene Udoh, Macey Johnson, Meredith Brady, Sarah Harris and Sienna Halterman graduate with the UNC-CH Class of 2024. Thank you seniors for all your hard work in our lab – We are excited to see what the future holds for you!

SAGA Study at the International Society for Autism Research 2024 Conference

May 24, 2024

Dr. Judi Miller who is one of our lead investigators of the SAGA Study at CHOP presented data on the emerging mental health profiles of autistic males and females at the 2024 International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Conference in Melbourne! It was great to see our emerging findings presented down under!

Undergrad, Macey Johnson defends honors thesis

April 24, 2024

Macey Johnson (’24) defended her Honors Thesis focused on the experiences of autistic students at UNC. She was awarded funding from the Honors Society to complete this research. Congrats Macey!

Kim joins the lab!

April 15, 2024

The Harrop Lab welcomes Kimberly (Kim) Liles as a new research assistant. During her undergraduate degree Kim worked as an undergraduate research assistant and HDFS Intern in the Harrop Lab. Kim is excited to continue to persue her interests in studying masking and the experiences of late-diagnosed autistic individuals and the impact of sex and … Read more

Eating in Autism Study Funded

April 1, 2024

Dr. Harrop and Dr. Wallisch (KUMC) were recently awarded a two year Eagles Autism Foundation to study eating behaviors in autism. Participants in the SAGA study will be invited to participate in this add-on study, which will include eye tracking, a snack task and food diaries. We are excited to launch this new projects!

Dr. Harrop presents webinar at the 2024 NCPA Conference

April 1, 2024

Dr. Harrop presented to clinical psychologists across the state at the North Carolina Psychological Association 2024 Conference. During this webinar, Dr. Harrop discussed research surrounding sex and gender issues in autism and presented examples from our research.

Dr. Harrop presents at the 14th Annual Insights to Autism Conference

February 1, 2024

Dr. Harrop was on of the invited speakers at the 14th Annual Insights to Autism hosted by the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She presented our lab’s work on sex and gender in autism to researchers and clinicians from across Virginia. Thank you EVMC for the invite!