NEUROSCIENCE & PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

September 2020- Present (Full-time)

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

April 2021- Present 

Department of Medical Biophysics 

Western University, London, Canada

SCIENTIST

September 2020- Present

Homewood Research Institute

Homewood Health, Guelph, Canada

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

September 2020- Present

Department of Cognition, Emotion and Methods in Psychology

University of Vienna, Austria

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

March 2019- September 2020

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Department of Cognition, Emotion and Methods in Psychology

University of Vienna, Austria

Department of Psychiatry

University of Zurich, Switzerland

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

September 2017-March 2019

Department of Neuroscience, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Western University, London, Canada
Homewood Research Institute, Guelph, Canada

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NEUROSCIENCE

September 2014- August 2017

Department of Neuroscience, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Western University, London, Canada

  • Thesis: The Neural Circuitry of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN PSYCHOLOGY

September 2010- August 2014

Western University, London, Canada

  • Thesis: The Neural Correlates of Cognitive Behavioural Self-Regulation in Early Development

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RESEARCH FUNDING & AWARDS

CURRENT RESEARCH SUPPORT

THE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR PTSD & THE LGBT PURGE FUND

2021- 2023

The Neural Correlates of Minority Stress

  • Principal Investigator 

THE BANTING RESEARCH FOUNDATION- YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

2021- 2022

Regulating Neural Connectivity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with Real-Time Neuroimaging

  • Principal Investigator 

FDC FOUNDATION

2020- 2022

Goal Management Training & Neurofeedback in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Collaboration between the Homewood Research Institute and McMaster University

  • Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Margaret McKinnon

CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH (CIHR)

2020- 2023

A Randomized Control Trial of a Novel Approach to Cognitive Training in Public Safety Personnel with Post Traumatic Stress Injuries

  • Co-Investigator 

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF MILITARY & VETERAN HEALTH RESEARCH (CIMVHR)

2019- 2021

Leveraging Technology to Improve Mental Health Outcomes: Machine Learning Analysis of the Homewood Posttraumatic Stress Recovery Unit Clinical Database and Western University PTSD Research Unit Data

  • Co-Investigator

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

EUROPEAN RESEARCH COMMISSION MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP

2020

MITACS AND HOMEWOOD HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARD

September 2017 - August 2019

JONATHAN & JOSHUA MEMORIAL GRANT FOR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH

2016 - Present

ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (OGS), CANADIAN RESEARCH AWARD

September 2016

CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH (CIHR), NATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD

September 2015

ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (OGS), CANADIAN RESEARCH AWARD

September 2015