Our Team

Moriah Thomason, Ph.D
Principal Investigator
Christopher Trentacosta, Ph.D
Principal Investigator
Claudia Espinoza-Heredia
Research Assistant
Toni Lewis
Data Acquisition Manager
Jasmine Hect
Data Processing Manager
Tamara Qawasmeh
Research Lab Coordinator

Research Assistants

Lab Alumni

Ali Daher Medical Student, Kentucky Medical School
Amy Anderson PhD Student, Developmental Psychology, University of Denver
Amy Novotny Undergraduate, Wayne State University
Amy Katherine Swartz Elementary Program Director for Birmingham Public Schools
Amir Pakray Medical Student, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Andrea Bedway Medical Student, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Attea Hylko Undergraduate, Wayne State University
Brianne Mohl Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Colorado-Denver, Medical School
Christopher Craig Master’s Student, Basic Medical Science, Wayne State University
Danya Berri  Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Farrah Elrahal Lab Manager for Dr. Rabinak’s Lab, Wayne State University
Fatima Younus Medical Student, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hieu Nguyen Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Hilary Marusak Post Doctoral Fellow, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
James Schaffhauser Medical Student, St. George’s University, School of Medicine
Karolina Papiez Undergraduate, University of Michigan
Kat Angell Undergraduate, Wayne State University
Kayla Martin Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Kelly Quednau Undergraduate, Wayne State University
Klodia Hermez Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Laurel Hicks PhD Candidate, Wayne State University, School of Social Work
Lauren Grove Master’s Student, University of Michigan
Maisha Rahman Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Mallory Gardner Masters Level Psychologist at Macomb Oakland Regional Center
Maria Tocco Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Matt Nye Dental Student, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry
Maya Dassanayake Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Melissa Youmans Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Mike Ernst University of Chicago, Department of Emergency Medicine
Mitchell Alexis Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Narcis Marshall Graduate Student, University of Southern California
Pooja Srivastava Medical Student, New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Rita Elias Medical Student, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Rupal Shastri Medical Student, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Saige Rutherford Data Analyst, University of Michigan
Sonja Llancari Medical Student, University of London, St. George’s Medical School
Stephen Shen Medical Student, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Tim Lozon Medical Student, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Tommy Ricard Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Christa Raicevich Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Nedda Elewa Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Diana O’Neall Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Monica Prasad Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Nourhan Hamadi Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Tahir Kahn Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University
Katarina Miloslavjevic, University of California Berkley
Rebecka Craig, University of California Berkley
Sophia Neuenfelts, Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Bryan Turman, Chicago Medical School