Trauma Research Trainees

 

Bethany Easterbrook, MSc
McMaster University

Bethany Easterbrook is a first year PhD student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at McMaster University, supervised by Dr. Margaret McKinnon. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto (St. George), and a Master’s degree in Health Research Methodology from McMaster. She has previous research experience… [ Read full bio ]

Sarah Goegan, BSc
McMaster University

Sarah is currently completing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Prior to attending McMaster University, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Queen’s University, Kingston, ON. Her doctorate research focuses on the role of cognitive impairment in psychiatric illnesses, such as Post-Traumatic Stress… [ Read full bio ]

Yarden Levy, BSc
McMaster University

Yarden graduated from York University with an Honours B.Sc. in Psychology. For her undergraduate research she examined the relationship between categorical face perception and high interference memory with amnesic patients and older adults. Yarden is currently in her first year in the Research and Clinical Training program at McMaster… [ Read full bio ]

Chantelle Lloyd, MSc
Western University

Chantelle is a PhD candidate in the Psychology, Neuroceince, and Behaviour – Research & Clinical Training program at McMaster University. She is supervised by Dr. Margaret McKinnon and Dr. Ruth Lanius. Her research largely concentrates on understanding and describing the experience of moral injury. Specifically, Chantelle is investigating the neurobiological… [ Read full bio ]

Andrew Nicholson, PhD.
Western University

Dr. Andrew Nicholson is currently a post-doctoral fellow working with Drs. Ruth Lanius, and Margaret McKinnon. Nicholson’s main affiliations are at Western University, and the Homewood Research Institute. Nicholson’s research background has expanded to include a multitude of fMRI imaging studies in the field of psychiatry, with expertise in a plethora of technical… [ Read full bio ]

Anna Park, MSc
McMaster University

Anna Park obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at McGill University and her Master of Science in Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology at the University of St Andrew’s, UK. She has worked in research laboratories ranging from educational psychology, social psychology, biopsychology of sexuality, and psychiatric epidemiology. She… [ Read full bio ] 

Alina Protopopescu, BA, BSc
McMaster University

Alina Protopopescu is a third-year, Ph.D. Candidate in the Research and Clinical Training Stream in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University. She received her undergraduate degrees from McMaster University and Brock University in Honours Biology and Honours Psychology before entering her Ph.D. in 2016. Her doctoral work… [ Read full bio ]

Aamna Qureshi, BA
McMaster University

Aamna Qureshi obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology Research and English from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is now pursuing a Master’s of Science in Psychology at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. Margaret McKinnon, Homewood’s research chair in mental health and trauma. Aamna is interested in the effects of trauma on emotion… [ Read full bio ]

Sophia Roth, BA
McMaster University

Sophia is a Ph.D. candidate in the Research and Clinical Training Stream in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour at McMaster University. Their research interests include moral emotions, early life adversity, and scale development. Sophia’s dissertation project builds on existing knowledge in the fields of trauma-research and forensic… [ Read full bio ]