Graduate Students

 Brennan Hickson

Brennan is a second year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program. She received degrees in Neuroscience and Philosophy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is interested in developing methods to predict individual vulnerability to cognitive decline based on cardiovascular health, structural and functional brain integrity, and cognitive functioning at midlife.

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 Janelle Thompson Foret

Nell is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at UT Austin. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Art History from Trinity University and her Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology from the University of California Berkeley. Her primary research interests pertain to early interventions for age-related cognitive decline. She is currently exploring indicators of vulnerability to decline in midlife populations through the use of neuroimaging techniques (i.e. functional connectivity) and neuropsychological assessments.

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Maria Dekhtyar

Maria is a first year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at UT Austin. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and Psychology from Boston University. Maria worked as a research assistant at the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and later as a lab manager at the Boston University Aphasia Research Lab prior to coming to UT. Her primary research interests pertain to identifying modifiable risk factors for age related cognitive decline.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Former Graduate Students:

Alex Birdsill
Stephanie Oleson
Sonya Kaur
Evan Pasha
Janet Morrison
Hannah Calvert
Danielle Eagan
Mitzi Gonzales
Victor Jeongsoek Lee
Takashi Tarumi
Bryan Barksdale
Talia Swan-Sternberg