Dr. Hanjoo Lee received a UWM Foundation Research Award at the 2016 annual Fall Awards ceremony on October 5. At the award ceremony, his experimental psychopathology research work on cognitive processes underlying anxiety problems was recognized. Dr. Lee has been working on developing/testing novel computer-based cognitive interventions for anxiety and its related problems. In particular, his research work on the development of computerized cognitive training programs focused on inhibitory control for individuals with obsessive-compulsive and other related problems have been supported by several different extramural and intramural research grants, including the National Institute of Mental Health, Trichotillomania Learning Center, Tourette Syndrome Association, and UWM Catalyst Research Grant.
To test a novel computer game-based intervention program, Dr. Lee’s research team is actively recruiting participants with the following problems:
Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Children or Adults with hair pulling disorder (Trichotillomania or Trich)
Adults with skin picking disorder (Excoriation disorder)
If you are interested in or know someone who may be interested in participating in Dr. Lee’s treatment study, please contact his research team at ADL@uwm.edu or 414-416-4249. His treatment studies also provide compensation.