Volunteers

Maria Dizon

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Maria hails from the beautiful island of Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. She is currently an undergraduate student at Portland State University, with aspirations to become a research scientist or medical doctor (or both!). Her research interests are adolescent brain development and the neurobiology of addiction. When she is not in the lab, she enjoys playing Cards Against Humanity and watching Grey's Anatomy.

Courtney Vacek

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Courtney is a student at the University of Portland studying Biology and Neuroscience. She is a volunteer research assistant in the lab working with the ABCD study. When she is not doing research or homework, you can find her practicing with her track team or reading.

Elizabeth Goldsmith

Elizabeth Goldsmith

Elizabeth is an undergraduate at Lewis &Clark College studying Psychology and Neuroscience. In the lab, she is an intern for the ABCD study. In the future, Elizabeth hopes to work as a neuropsychologist with children and adolescence.

Jordan Bromley, B.S.

Jordan Bromley

Jordan graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and Biology and a minor in Neuroscience from Washington State University. He is a volunteer in the lab assisting with MRI Scans in the PARC study. He's also a volunteer in the ADHD lab. Jordan's professional interests include behavioral neuroscience and functional neuroimaging. He plans to pursue a graduate degree following his experience in the lab. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and skiing.

Laura Staeheli

Laura Staeheli

Laura is a student at the University of Portland graduating in May of 2019 with a degree in Psychology and minors in Chemistry and Neuroscience. She is a volunteer in the lab, working on data entry for the Risk-Taking study. Laura plans to continue her education in medical school. When she's not studying, you can find Laura hiking, running, watching movies, or baking.

Meghana Narahari

Meghana Narahari

Meghana is senior at Westview High School who plans on attending a 4 year college for Neuroscience. She is a member of the ABCD community advisory board and will be volunteering with the lab over the summer to help process MRI data. In her free time she enjoys watching TV and walking her dog!