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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

Psychology
Christina

Christina

PhD candidate

Expertise

psychology; education psychology; research methods; statistics

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

DNP candidate

Expertise

Public health, healthcare, child health policy, resilience, child development

Ollie

Ollie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroscience, Neuropsychological Assessment, Neuroimaging, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Primary Progressive Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Epilepsy

Brenda

Brenda

PhD candidate

Expertise

drug delivery, nanotechnology, event planning, graduate school readiness

Julia

Julia

PhD candidate

Expertise

Behavioral medicine, interventions, health psychology, general psychology, , lifestyle changes (physical activity, sleep, nutrition)

Cindy

Cindy

PhD candidate

Expertise

Counseling psychology, minority youth and families, immigrant mental health, adolescent mental health and risk factors, Asian American mental health, cultural identity, bilingualism, parent-child relationships and intergenerational conflict, academic/research writing

Ana

Ana

MS

Expertise

Biology, Neuroscience, Epidemiology, Neuroepidemiology, Social and Behavioral Epidemiology, Developmental Psychology, Behavioral Psychology

Regina

Regina

PhD candidate

Expertise

cultural comparisons, emotion regulation strategies, interpersonal emotions, empathic accuracy, and emotion ideals

Michael

Michael

PhD

Expertise

clinical psychology, health psychology, geropsychology

Taylor

Taylor

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Psychology, Positive Psychology, Emotions, Health, Well-being, Meditation, Social Relationships, Prosocial Behavior, Culture, Social Class, Economic Inequality, Political Polarization

Rachel

Rachel

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuropsychology, aging, dementia, neurodegeneration, neuroanatomy, transgenic animal models, histopathology, applying to graduate school

Jazmin

Jazmin

PhD

Expertise

neuropsychology, psychology, neuroscience, neuroanatomy, personality psychology, health behavior change, public health, brain tumors, concussions, epilepsy

Luisa

Luisa

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, neurobiology, psychology, neurophysiology, brain plasticity, neuroanatomy, methods in neuroscience, animal research, psychobiology, critical thinking, science communication, mental health, anxiety, depression, stress, impostor syndrome, and dance

Juliann

Juliann

PhD

Expertise

Statistics, cognitive psychology, social psychology, neuroscience, cognitive behavioral therapies, psychotherapeutic interventions, racial disparities, substance use, trauma and PTSD

Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn

PhD candidate

Expertise

mental health, suicide prevention, trauma, psychological interventions, program development, prevention, violence prevention, clinical psychology, counseling psychology

Melissa

Melissa

MA candidate

Expertise

Pregnancy, stress physiology, sleep health, longitudinal studies, actigraphy

Julia

Julia

PhD candidate

Expertise

psychology, neuroscience, biology

Lee

Lee

PhD

Expertise

Psychology, Self-Presentation on Social Media/New Media

Benjamin

Benjamin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Equity, Clinical Decision Making

Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo

Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo

PhD

Expertise

gender-based violence prevention and intervention; global health; public health; racial disparities in programs and health outcomes; program evaluation, culturally-responsive approaches to teaching, policy advocacy, community-based research methods