Honor student, Kay Chai, wins award and scholarship

Honor stu­dent, Kay Yu Yuan Chai, won the 2013 Guthrie Prize in the Best Research Pro­posal cat­e­gory for her paper“The Pre­lim­i­nary Effi­cacy, Fea­si­bil­ity and Accept­abil­ity of a Brief Audio-Guided Dialec­ti­cal Behav­ior Ther­apy Mind­ful­ness Skills Inter­ven­tion for Col­lege Stu­dents with Emo­tional Dysregulation,”

Kay also was awarded the Mary Gates Research Schol­ar­ship for her work in DBT and Mind­ful­ness Skills. This pres­ti­gious and com­pet­i­tive schol­ar­ship pro­vides fund­ing for two quar­ters of under­grad­u­ate research to UW stu­dents who are con­duct­ing inno­v­a­tive research in their field.

Kay’s men­tors are Marivi Navarro, Ph.D., and Mar­sha Line­han, Ph.D.