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Jessica Acuna

Research Technician I Staff Supervisor: Renee Sayre HealthCare Partnership


Kenneth Bottrill

Research Technician II Faculty Supervisors: Jamie Edgin & Daniel Taylor


Elena Campos

Research Technician I BIBA Lab (Brain Imaging, Behavior, & Aging) Faculty Supervisor: Gene Alexander

Desmond Chambers

Research Technician IV Science Enhanced Mindful Awareness (SEMA) lab Faculty Supervisor: John Allen

Erica Cook

Clinical Research Coordinator I Science Enhanced Mindful Awareness (SEMA) Lab Faculty Advisor: John Allen


Alexander Danvers

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Yu Du

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Jamie Ellsworth

Senior Academic Advisor I

Sarah Emert

Postdoctoral Research Associate Insomnia and Sleep Health Research Laboratory Faculty Supervisor: Daniel Taylor


Melissa Flores

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Angelica Galdamez-Avila

Research Technician II Cognition & Neuroimaging Lab Faculty Supervisor: Lee Ryan

Dyann Garcia

Research Administrator Grants Team Email:


Lisbeth Haaheim

Research Support Specialist II Faculty Supervisor: Ying-hui Chou

Alisa Huskey

Postdoctoral Research Associate Faculty Supervisor: Daniel Taylor


Kristina Irwin

Research Manager Admin to Lee Ryan, Department Head (Please contact Kristina to schedule with Lee)


Cortney Jessup

Senior Research Administrator Brain Imaging, Behavior and Aging (BIBA) Lab Faculty Supervisor: Gene Alexander


Sevag Kaladchibachi

Postdoctoral Research Associate Faculty Supervisor: Fabian Fernandez

Maria Karnafel

Research Technician II Cognition & Neuroimaging Laboratory Faculty Supervisor: Lee Ryan

Payal Khosla

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Melanie Lipton

Assistant Director, Academic Advising


Rani Metz

Academic Advisor I Advisor for Psychology BA majors with last names A-K

Michaela Midgley

Administrative Support Assistant Supervisor: Vanessa Noonkester, Development Coordinator

Francis Morales-Lozada

Clinical Research Coordinator I Social Risk and Resilience Factors (SuRRF) Lab Faculty Supervisors: Heidi Hamann & John Ruiz


Peggy Nolty

Executive Assistant to the Director Administrator Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute Faculty Supervisor: Carol Barnes

Vanessa Noonkester

Development Coordinator Contact for Media, Donor Relations, Events, Marketing, Alumni, Social Media and Website

Sarah Norman

Research Professional I Cognition & Neuroimaging Laboratory (CNL) Faculty Supervisor: Lee Ryan


Beth Owens

Graduate Program Coordinator


Nathan Paquette

Information Technology Support Analyst Tech Service Email:

Valeria Pfeifer

Postdoctoral Research Associate II NOSI Lab (Naturalistic Observation of Social Interaction) Faculty Supervisor: Matthias Mehl

Caroline Phelps

Researcher/Scientist III Neuroscience of Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (NRD) Lab Faculty Supervisor: Bob Wilson

Melissa Pili

Accountant Accounting Team Email:


Richard Reichenbacher

Coordinator, Information Technology / Systems Administration School of Mind, Brain & Behavior (MBB)

Rebecca Riley

Accounting Specialist Accounting Team Email:


Zenen Salazar

Health Education & Promotion Manager IV HealthCare Partnership Staff Supervisor: Renee Sayre

Duperly Santos-Rogers

Research Technician I Faculty Advisor: Gene Alexander Brain Imaging, Behavior and Aging (BIBA) Lab

Renee Sayre

Associate Director, University of Arizona HealthCare Partnership

Savannah Shoemaker

Research Technician III Brain Imaging, Behavior and Aging (BIBA) Lab Faculty Supervisor: Gene Alexander

Teodora Stoica

Postdoctoral Research Associate I Faculty Supervisor: Matt Grilli Human Memory Lab Faculty Supervisor: Jessica Andrews-Hanna Neuroscience of Emotion & Thought (NET) Lab

Louise Strayer

Health Education & Promotion Manager II Coordinator

Demi Supco

Administrative Assistant/Program Coordinator


Alan Truong

Academic Advisor I Advisor for Psychology BA majors last names L-Z

Anna Tso

Grant and Contract Administrator Grants Team Email:


Randy Yazzie

Academic Advisor II Advisor for Pre-Psychological Science and Psychological Science majors


Nathalie Zepeda

Administrative Operations Professional II Financial Administrator Accounts/Grants Administrator Faculty Supervisor: Carol Barnes Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute

Li Zheng

Postdoctoral Research Associate