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Ronald Blount, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Ronald Blount, professor of pediatric psychology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, received $6,000 from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for summer support for a graduate student investigating how psychological and neurocognitive factors influence adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer in their transition from pediatric to adult health care. The study also will validate a measure of transition readiness in this population.