Kaitlyn Casimo, B.A.
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.
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.
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 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.
Kristin Maple, B.S.
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.
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 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.