Lab Alumni

Kyana Brubaker

B.A. in Psychological and Brain Sciences | Minor in Visual Arts, May 2022
Johns Hopkins University

I graduated from Johns Hopkins University, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Visual Arts. After completing my undergraduate degree, I plan on going to nursing school to pursue a career in pediatric nursing. I love working with children and am excited to explore this passion in a research setting.

Rachel Canella, M.S.

Research Coordinator (2018-2019)
Current Position: PsyD. Program at LaSalle University

As a recent graduate of Loyola, I completed various training opportunities in psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, and clinical research. I will begin doctoral training at La Salle University in Fall 2019. I intend to further develop my clinical and research interests to help provide and increase the dissemination of high-quality, evidence-based psychological care to marginalized youth and high-risk families.

Emma Esposito

B.A. in Psychology, Minor in Biology, May 2020
Kenyon College

I am a rising senior at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH. I am currently pursing a B.A. in psychology and minor in biology and hope to continue in the field, either in clinical therapy or in diagnosis and treatment of learning disabilities. My other research experience includes working as a research assistant at Kenndey Krieger Institute under Dr. Erika Wodka on differences in Autism and ADHD and research work at Kenyon College in an independent project on Stigmatization and Learning Disabilities.

Anna Hu

B.A. in Psychology & B.S. in Neuroscience, expected May 2022
Johns Hopkins University

I am a double psychology and neuroscience rising sophomore, attending Johns Hopkins University. While I have yet to narrow down specific mental disorders that I would like to focus on studying, I am especially interested in the expression of mental disorders in adolescents. I have previously interned under the Rainnie Lab at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University, investigating the role of the basolateral amygdala in long term memory consolidation.

Carol Yuming Li

B.S. in Computer Science, May 2021
Johns Hopkins University

I am interested in the research of applying computer science in psychological therapy. My volunteer work at JH-COACH focused on designing a series of VR research projects to examine ways of improving treatment for children with OCD.

Tiffany McIntyre 

B.A. in Psychology, May 2019
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

I graduated from UMBC with a B.A. in psychology with a special interest in African American children. I am interested in research related to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and currently have clinical experience working with children with developmental disorders, such as ASD, at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Ebubechukwu Obi Onyinanya

B.S. in Neuroscience
Expected May 2023

Johns Hopkins University

I am a fourth-year student at Johns-Hopkins University, currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. I plan to attend medical school; from there I will pursue a career in pediatric medicine while conducting clinical research. I am very interested in neurodevelopmental disorders and excited to receive hands-on education in the field.

Sara Reagan

B.S. in Biological Sciences & Psychology, December 2020
University Of Maryland, Baltimore County

Current Position: Clinical Research Assistant in the department of Neurology of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

I graduated from UMBC with a dual degree in Biological Sciences and Psychology. My career goal is to become a clinical psychologist. I enjoy working with children and am interested in researching mood and personality disorders as well as sleep and memory.

Katlyn Reynolds

M.H.S. in Mental Health
Expected May 2022

Johns Hopkins University

B.S. in Psychology
May 2020

University of Florida

I graduated in 2020 from University of Florida with my Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Educational Studies. At UF I worked with Dr. Joseph McNamara and FEAR lab with children and adults with OCD and anxiety disorders. After graduating I worked as a care coordinator acting as a liaison between patients with mental illness and prescribers, therapists and counselors at an online mental health care company called “Cerebral”. I transitioned to a new position at Cerebral and currently work as a care counselor providing support, coping techniques, and guidance to my patient caseload. In addition, I am a graduate student in the Master in Health Science in Mental Health program at JHU. My current research interests are OCD and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. I am looking forward to gaining more research experience with the COACH Lab to prepare me for pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

Abigael Schmidt

B.S. in Psychology
Expected May 2023
Towson University

I am a fourth year student at Towson University pursuing a bachelors degree in Psychology. My ultimate goal is to become a clinical psychologist and work with children and adolescents. My research interests include pediatric anxiety and personality traits in children.

Nordia Simmonds

B.A. in Psychological and Brain Sciences & Spanish
Expected May 2022
Johns Hopkins University

I am a fourth-year student at Johns Hopkins University, with a double-major in Psychology & Spanish. Currently, my career aspiration is to work with children with behavioral disorders. As this is my first clinical research experience, I am excited for the opportunity to acquire skills applicable to child and adolescent psychology.

Jazmine Wedlock

B.S. in Psychology, May 2019
Towson University

I am interested in clinical research on trauma, PTSD, dissociation, and anxiety disorders in children and adults. I have worked in multiple psychology labs at Towson University, University of Maryland, College Park, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County, focusing on PTSD and substance abuse in adults and the neurological correlated and maintaining factors of anxiety disorders in young adults. I plan to continue working and volunteering in psychology labs in preparation for clinical Ph.D. program in the future.