Kerwin receives Research Achievement Award from Rowan

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MaryLou Kerwin of Broomall has received the Rowan University Research Achievement Award.

MaryLou Kerwin of Broomall has received the Rowan University Research Achievement Award.

A professor of psychology at Rowan, Kerwin accepted the award during the Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony, a highlight of the University's annual Rowan Day celebration.

A Rowan professor since 1996, Kerwin is director of the University's Center for Behavioral Research and Service and program advisor for both the Master of Arts Program in Applied Behavior Analysis and the Certificate of Graduate Studies in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Nationally known for her research in feeding disorders in infants and young children, Kerwin also has developed programs and done a large amount of research in the area of the employment of women recovering from addictions, parent training for mothers in drug treatment, and behavioral interventions for individuals with addiction and their families.

Kerwin holds three degrees from the University of Notre Dame. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology in 1982, and her master's (1986) and doctoral (1989) degrees in counseling psychology and developmental psychology.

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