Multiple Depression Phenotypes

This is work presenting a convergent validity schema for defining multiple depression phenotypes for use in electronic health record based research of depression.  This work has been submitted to the … Continue Reading →


Scientific American: Electroconvulsive Therapy Research

Following my presentation at the Society for Neuroscience in November 2017, I was interviewed by renowned NIH researcher, Douglas Fields about the history, current state, and future of Electroconvulsive Therapy … Continue Reading →


Named a “New Face” in Mental Health Research by Healthline.com

In a new series, Healthline.com highlights up coming innovators in research, beginning with “New Faces of Research – Mental Health”. I am one of three researchers profiled and my medical … Continue Reading →


Geisinger Research News: Blog on Emergency Department use and depression

Geisinger Research News asked me to write a blog about the implications of my recent research shared in preprint and submitted to AMIA 2017 about Emergency Department use and Depression. … Continue Reading →


Advice for undergrads seeking research experience

Below is a guide for writing a letter of interest in conducting undergraduate research.  Members and faculty advisors of the group Women in Biological Sciences at the University of Arizona put … Continue Reading →


Depression Linked to Frequent Emergency Department Use

My postdoctoral work at Geisinger Health System involves using medical informatics to better understand the health care utilization of those with mental illness.  Here is a preprint (unreviewed) article of … Continue Reading →


Nab2 maintains thymus cellularity with aging and stress

A co-regulatory protein of early response gene transcription factors, Nab2, plays a role in maintaining important immune cells located in the thymus.  Read our abstract here.


“The Truth” about your cat infecting your brain!

Check out the video short by Uproxx.com highlighting my PhD topic, Toxoplasma gondii, the brain control parasite spread by cats!


‘Behind the scenes’ look into my research

  Pubchase has published a personal tale of the research process behind the scenes.  Read it here.


Scientific American: Brain parasite makes mice fearless, so that it can reproduce in cats

              Scientific American created a short video to describe our work.