I would like to thank collaborators, project coordinators, graduate students, undergraduate research assistants, and staff who have made the process of research intriguing, fun, and rewarding for me. This series of photographs is just a small representation of that large group of individuals to whom I owe so much.
*Scroll through the slide shows below to learn more about our lab history
Emily Grekin, my first graduate student, presenting a poster
Best. Mentor. Ever.
The California Years:
Pre-doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training
National and International Collaborations:
Youth at Risk Studies in Australia, Denver, and Palo Alto
My Early Graduate and Undergraduate Students
Emory: The Most Recent Chapter
Connie Hammen and the Research Coordinators from the Age-20 Mater Hospital study
The foundation of the BUILD lab is the team of fabulous undergraduate and graduate researchers and our project manager, Julie!
Build Lab Alumni: Where Are They Now?
We are proud of the impact our alumni continue to make through their work and service!
Cassie Hendrix, Ph.D.
Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
NYU Langone Medical Center
Brooke Reidy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Nika Anne Winiarski, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Rush Medical College
Yunsoo Park, Ph.D.
Senior Education Researcher
Center for Learning and Development
SRI International: Washington DC
Brittany Robinson, Ph.D.
Erica Smearman, M.D., Ph.D.
Plastic Surgery Resident
Emory University School of Medicine
Lulu Dong, Ph.D.
Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist
Santa Monica, CA
Julia C. Schechter, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Duke University Medical Center
Sarah Brand-McCarthy, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry/Psychology
Mayo Clinic - Rochester
Stacy R. Ryan-Pettes, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Patrick Sylvers, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Clinical Researcher
Director of Psychology Training
VA Pudget Sound Health Care System
Amanda Church, Ph.D.
Roanoke, Virginia Police Department
Dawn Ilardi, Ph.D.
Department of Rehabilitation
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite
Emily Grekin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Associate Chair/Graduate Director
Wayne State University