Christie Pizzimenti

Graduate Student, PhD Candidate

Christie Pizzimenti


BA, Psychology (2008), American University, Washington, DC


K. Matthew Lattal, PhD


Dissertation Project

The role of the basolateral amygdala in interactions between fear and drug-seeking for methamphetamine

Honors and Awards

  • OHSU "FLAME" Award - Excellence in Journalism (2016)
  • Travel award from NW Noggin to attend a "Briefing with Brains", a presentation to Congress on neuroscience outreach in the Pacific Northwest in Washington, DC (Spring, 2016)
  • OHSU Research Roadmap Scholar (2015-2016)
  • Nicholas L. Tartar Research Fellowship Award (2015)
  • Travel award from the OHSU Graduate Student Organization (GSO) (June, 2015)
  • Portland Alcohol Research Center / Noggin Scholar Award (Summer, 2015)
  • Travel award for attendance at the 38th annual Japan Neuroscience Society meeting in Kobe, Japan (July, 2015)
  • Travel award for attendance at the Behavior, Brain, Biology: Translational Research in Addiction Conference in San Antonio, TX (March, 2015)