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Name: Marieke Alexandra Neyer

Email Address: marieke.neyer@mail.mcgill.ca

Position: M.Sc. Student    

Biography:

Originally from Hamburg, Germany, Marieke graduated from the University of Lübeck in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. In 2021, she was a Mitacs intern with Prof. Brett Thombs. During her time as a research intern, she conducted a cross-sectional study aimed at identifying symptoms of sleep disturbance in individuals with systemic sclerosis. 

 

She is currently pursuing a master's degree in clinical psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. In the fall of 2022, she will begin a second, research-oriented master's program in mental health at McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Thombs. Her master's thesis will focus on resilience in people with scleroderma. After completing her master's degrees, Marieke aspires to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology.

Academic Recognitions and Awards:

 

- Mitacs Globalink Graduate Fellowship Award ($15.000) Provided by the Mitacs Inc., 2022
 

- McGill Graduate Fellowship ($25.000). Provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 2022
 

- Programm zur Steigerung der Mobilität von Studierenden deutscher Hochschulen (PROMOS) Scholarship ($3050). Provided by the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), 2022

 

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship ($3500). Mitacs Inc., provided by the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), 2021

Publications:

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D.B., Booij, L., Benedetti, A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022). Sample Size and Precision of Accuracy Estimates in Studies of Depression Screening Tool Accuracy: A Meta-research Review of Studies Published in 2018–2021. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 1-8, e1910. https://doi.org/10/1002/mpr.1910

 

Selected Presentations:

 

Selected Poster Presentations:

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D., Booij, L., Benedetti A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, August). Transparency and Completeness of Reporting of Depression Screening Accuracy Studies. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D., Booij, L., Benedetti A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, August). Population Appropriateness and Sample Size Specification in Depression Screening Accuracy Studies. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D., Booij, L., Benedetti A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, June). Sample Size Specification and Precision of Estimates in Studies Assessing the Accuracy of Depression Screening Tools. The Canadian Psychological Association’s 83rd Annual National Convention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D., Booij, L., Benedetti A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, June). Transparency and Completeness of Reporting of Depression Screening Tool Accuracy Studies: A Meta-research Review of Adherence to the STARD Statement. The Canadian Psychological Association’s 83rd Annual National Convention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

Neyer, M.A., Henry, R.S., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, March). A Cross-Sectional Study on Factors Associated with Sleep Disturbance in Systemic Sclerosis: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort Study. 7th Systemic Sclerosis World Congress. Virtual Congress.

 

Selected Oral Presentations:

 

Nassar, E.L., Levis, B., Neyer, M.A., Rice, D., Booij, L., Benedetti A., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, June). Design, Reporting, and Risk of Bias in Depression Screening Accuracy Studies. The Canadian Psychological Association’s 83rd Annual National Convention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

Neyer, M.A., Henry, R.S., & Thombs, B.D. (2022, May). A Cross-Sectional Study on Factors Associated with Sleep Disturbance in Systemic Sclerosis: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort Study. The 5th Annual Integrative Psychiatry Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

 

Neyer, M.A, Henry, RS, & Thombs, B.D. (2022, May). A Cross-Sectional Study on Factors Associated with Sleep Disturbance in Systemic Sclerosis: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort Study. 52nd Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology. Virtual Congress.