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Rovet Lab

Dina Lafoyiannis

Dina Lafoyiannis, MSc

Graduate Student
Psychometrist (part-time), The Hospital for Sick Children

Institute of Medical Sciences and Collaborative Program in Neuroscience
University of Toronto

PhD (candidate), Clinical-Developmental Psychology
York University

Phone: 416-813-5670
e-mail: dina.lafoyiannis@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dina Lafoyiannis is a graduate student and part-time psychometrist in the Psychology Department at The Hospital for Sick Children. She has an MSc from the Institute of Medical Sciences and Collaborative Program in Neuroscience at the University of Toronto. Her thesis, which was completed under the supervision of Dr. Joanne Rovet, examined colour Visual Evoked Potentials (VEPs) of infants exposed to inadequate thyroid hormone levels during prenatal development. Dina is currently working towards a PhD in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University under the supervision of Dr. Mary Desrocher, but continues to collaborate closely with the Rovet lab.

Achievements and Awards

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award. 2006-07
  • Canada Graduate Scholarship/Canadian Institutes of Health Research -Master’s Award. 2005- 2006
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Institute of Human Development, Child & Youth Health (IHDCYH) Travel Award for Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows. 2006