Meet the PBR Lab!

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Melissa Moseman
Senior Lab Member
Laboratory Coordinator

Melissa is employed at Therapeutic Pathways as a Registered Behavior Technician, working 1:1 with children diagnosed in ASD in a center-based program. She has several research interests, including but not limited to: the assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders, health-related behavior, verbal behavior, punishment, Organizational Behavior Management, and applying the concept of gamification to skill acquisition and behavior reduction. She is specifically interested in applying the science of behavior analysis to address common behavioral problems (e.g., feeding, sleep, enuresis, and encopresis) in the pediatric population.

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Sydney Salgueiro
senior Lab Member

Sydney is currently employed at Therapeutic Pathways as a Registered Behavior Technician, working 1:1 with children, adolescents, and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her research interests include pediatric feeding disorders, parent and teacher training, choice-making behaviors, and the reduction and treatment of severe problem behaviors.

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Angelica Manzo
Junior Lab Member

Angelica is currently employed at Therapeutic Pathways as a Registered Behavior Technician, working 1:1 with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her research interests include pediatric feeding disorders, behavior analysis in health and fitness, and choice-making behavior.

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Kiley perkins
junior Lab Member

Kiley is currently employed at BEST Consulting as a Registered Behavior Technician, working 1:1 with children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her research interests include pediatric feeding disorders, parent training, health-related behaviors, and choice-making behaviors.

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Perla Perez
Undergraduate Research Assistant 

do you want to be a pbr lab member?

If you are interested in being advised by Dr. Becky Penrod in the M.S. Program in Applied Behavior Analysis at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), you should learn more about the application process via CSUS's Psychology Department's website. If you have questions specific to the lab, current research projects, etc., please contact Dr. Becky Penrod. 

 

If you are an undergraduate student interested in joining the Pediatric Behavior Research Lab as a research assistant, contact Dr. Becky Penrod to set-up an in-person appointment to discuss the experience and associated responsibilities of being a research assistant as well as to ask to sit in on a research lab meeting.