OHSU

Lab Alumni

Kaitlyn Casimo, B.A.

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Kaitlyn graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, CA, in 2013 with a degree in neuroscience. In her time at the lab, she assisted with data processing and analysis. She is now in graduate school at the University of Washington program in neurobiology and behavior.


Alexandria Cook, B.A.

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Alexandria graduated from Reed College with a B.A. in psychology. In her time at the lab, Alexandria worked as a volunteer research assistant. She assisted with data processing and entry, and worked as a scan assist for the Risk Taking study. Alexandria is currently bringing parents and professionals together to support individuals with complex communication needs as a the research assistant on the Communication Matrix project at OHSU.


Maria Dragulin, B.A.

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Maria graduated from Portland State in 2012 with her B.A. in psychology. Maria volunteered as a scan assist for the N-CANDA study at OHSU. She is interested in applying for graduate programs related to neuroscience or neuropsychology and hopes research will be an integral part of her future career. Maria is interested in studying the effects of pharmaceuticals on adolescent brain development.


Devin Hoover

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Devin is an undergraduate at Lewis & Clark College and began his involvement at DBIL through a school-sponsored summer internship program. He worked extensively on imaging preprocessing for a number of lab projects before concluding his volunteering to study abroad.


Karen Hudson, B.A.

Karen Hudson
Karen graduated from the University of Oregon Honors College with a B.A. in psychology and served as a project coordinator in the lab for the Risk Taking study from 2011-2014. Her research interests include the identification and study of neurological mechanisms underlying the development of externalizing symptomatology, particularly antisocial behavior, in adolescents. Karen is currently a graduate student in the Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research doctoral program at the University of Minnesota.

Kristin Maple, B.S.

Kristin Maple

Kristin is currently a graduate student in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After graduating from Gonzaga University in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology and minor in Psychology, she worked as a research assistant in DBIL from March 2012-July 2013. Her research interests include behavioral genetics, neurogenetics, substance use, and brain development.


Jennifer Peraza, M.A.

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 student in the doctoral program for clinical psychology at Pacific University on the neuropsychology track, and is currently on internship. Her research interests include executive functioning, human diversity, and risk and protective factors for neuropsychological and psycho-social outcome.


Elizabeth Sosa, M.A.

Elizabeth Sosa

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs with a master's degree in Clinical Psychology in 2008. After taking two years off to conduct research at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, she enrolled in the School of Professional Psychology's doctoral program at Pacific University, where she is now on internship. Elizabeth's clinical and research areas of interest include: neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, multicultural assessment, complex trauma, and military psychology.


Madison L. Stroup, B.A.

Madison L. Stroup, B.A.
Madison received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Portland in 2010 and was a project coordinator in the lab. Her research interests include identifying the mechanisms underlying disruptions in cognition and emotion processing in youth with psychopathology. She is currently attending the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Saint Louis University.

Jill Waldman, M.S.

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Jill received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Colorado in Spanish and Business Administration in 2000. She then went on to earn her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in 2006. Jill is currently on internship while enrolled in her doctoral program at Pacific University. She is working towards a Psy.D., with an emphasis in Pediatric Neuropsychology. Jill's research interests include hormones and neuropsychological functioning in the developing brain.