Gabriela Alarcón, BA
Gaby graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California with a degree in Neuroscience in 2009. After taking two years off to conduct research at the National Institute of Mental Health, she enrolled in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU where she is now a second year graduate student. Gaby is interested in understanding sex differences in healthy and at-risk adolescent neurodevelopment and how emergent differences may confer risk for psychopathology.
Anita Cservenka, BS
Anita graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychobiology. She is a second year graduate student in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience in Dr. Nagel’s lab. Anita is interested in the relationship between stress and alcohol use in adolescents and their effect on the developing brain.
Affiliated Graduate Students
Jill Waldman, MS
Jennifer Peraza, MA
Jenny Peraza completed her BA in Psychology with honors at Scripps College and MA in Counseling Psychology at Pacific University. She is a current student in the doctoral program for clinical psychology at Pacific University and is on the neuropsychology track. She is a research assistant in the Developmental Brain Imaging Lab and research interests include executive functioning, human diversity, and risk and protective factors for neuropsychological and psycho-social outcome.