Group Members

We are looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Master students to join the team (see openings) !

Jump to staff, PhD and master students, and alumni.

Staff

Brenda Curtis

Unit Chief

  • PhD, Communication, University of Pennsylvania
  • MsPH, Public Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2016-2019 Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Addictions, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2019-present Tenure Track Clinical Investigator, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, NIH, Baltimore, MD

TingTing Liu

Postdoc

  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Graduate Certificate, Data Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.Sc., Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.Ed., Psychology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
  • B.Eng., Computer Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Zachary Demko

Postbaccalaureate Fellow

  • BA Psychology and French, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sophia Lou

Postbaccalaureate Fellow

  • BA Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • BM Oboe Performance, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Zachary Fried

Postbaccalaureate Fellow

  • BS Chemistry, Oregon State University

Doug Bellew

App Developer

  • 20 years, IT development and Tech Lead
  • 3 years Project Management
  • 5 years IT Manager and Director

Salvatore Giorgi

Computer Systems Analyst

  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Temple University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Temple University

PhD and Master Students

Elise Bragard

PhD student at Fordham University

  • M.A., Applied Developmental Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
  • M.A., Women’s & Gender Studies, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
  • M.A., Theatre Education, Emerson College, Boston, MA
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Aaliyah Gray

PhD student at Fordham University

  • M.A., Applied Developmental Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
  • B.A., Psychology, Stetson University, Deland, FL

Xiangyu Tao

PhD student at Fordham University

  • M.A., Applied Developmental Psychology, Fordham University
  • M.A., Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Seattle, WA

Alumni

Amanda Devoto


Role: Postdoc

Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman


Role: Postdoc

Daniel Habib


Role: Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Kenna Yadeta


Role: Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Amy Kwarteng

Now a Medical student at University of Michigan Medical School
Role: Former Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Kenzie Himelein-Wachowiak

Now a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Temple University
Role: Former Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Chase Smitterberg

Now a Medical student at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
Role: Former Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Karan Luthria

Now a Research Intern at Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard University
Role: Summer Research Assistant