Expert in Neuroscience, Behavioral Science, and Psychology
Expert ID: 734892 Canada
Expert has accrued 15 years' research experience in neurocognitive, neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, epilepsy, anxiety and depression.
Expert has 20 years' experience in psychology research and lecturing. She holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Georgetown University (2010). She has served as Professor of Psychology at an international university (2014-17).
Expert's areas of research focus on decision-making, emotional processing, reasoning, logic, cognitive control and inhibition. Techniques include behavioral testing, questionnaire assessment, fMRI neuroimaging, genetics, pharmacology, developmental techniques, and microbiome analysis. Populations studied: Neurotypical populations and those with neuropsychiatric disorders -- adult, human and rodent models.
|Year: 2010||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Cogntive Neuroscience/Psychology||Institution: Georgetown University|
|Year: 2005||Degree: M.A.||Subject: Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology||Institution: York University|
|Year: 2001||Degree: B.Sc.||Subject: Biological Psychology/Philosophy minor||Institution: University of Toronto|
|Years: 2018 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: University Lecturer||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Expert plans, designs and implements courses in the field of psychology. She teaches undergraduate students at this university. Emphasis: Cognitive Neuroscience.|
|Years: 2014 to 2017||Employer: Florida International University||Title: Assistant Professor||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Expert was Director of an eponymous laboratory. In this role, she led a team of researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience. She was responsible for: Writing scientific manuscripts for publication; grant writing; teaching graduate and undergraduate students; and reviewing and editing articles for peer-reviewed scientific journals.|
|Years: 2010 to 2013||Employer: University of Colorado Boulder||Title: Research Scientist||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for conducting research in the field of cognitive neuroscience. During this time, she wrote and published journal articles; undertook fMRI neuroimaging and data analysis; undertook genotype interpretation; conducted behavioral assessment and mental health assessment; and undertook questionnaire design and cognitive testing.|
|Years: 2002 to 2003||Employer: Boston University||Title: Research Assistant||Department: Psychology||Responsibilities: Expert assisted in the study of the neurobiology of memory. She utilized animal models of attention and memory. She also conducted stereotaxic brain surgeries and behavioral testing of rodents.|
|Years: 2001 to 2002||Employer: University of Massachusetts Medical School||Title: Research Technician||Department: Developmental Neuroscience||Responsibilities: Expert conducted behavioral testing of children with and without neuropsychiatric disorder. She was responsible for grant review and editing. She also collected saliva samples for genotyping.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2001 to 2017||Country / Region: U.S.A.||Summary: Professor; Research Scientist; Graduate student; Research Assistant|
|Associations / Societies|
|*Organization for Human Brain Mapping
*Cognitive Neuroscience Society
*Society for Neuroscience
*Mind The Gap (Founder and former President of multidisciplinary graduate student club)
|Assistant Professor (2014-2017) in Cognitive Neuroscience in the Psychology Department International University. Served on hiring committees.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|*Accepted to Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience (competitive award)
*Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Research Award – $81,000
*Graduate Student Presents Award, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, $500, San Francisco, U.S.A.
*Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Post Graduate Scholarship – $42,000
•John Merck Fund Summer Institute on the Biology of Developmental Disabilities (competitive award) – Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
•American Psychological Association (APA) Advanced fMRI Training Institute (competitive award) – MGH-NMR Center for Biomedical Imaging
*NSERC Post Graduate Scholarship – $42,000
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has published 10 journal articles and one book chapter.|
|German||Basic conversational; basic reading and writing|