Faja Laboratory | Former Lab Members

Lab Staff

  • Vickee Sanchez is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology at Harvard.
  • Gabi MacNaughton is currently a study coordinator of the Baby BIBS study in the Jeste Lab at UCLA.
  • Amanda Platner is currently Assistant Professor and Director of Adult Programs at the Emory Autism Center, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Alison Sagon is currently on internship for her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Texas Children's Hospital.
  • Devon Oosting is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at UMass Boston.
  • Julia Nikolaeva is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University. 
  • Devon Carroll is currently a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry at Boston Children's Hospital
  • Julia Buirkle is currently enrolled in University of Massachusetts Medical School.
  • Tessa Clarkson is currently a doctoral student at Temple University in the Clinical Psychology program.
  • Rachel Gilbert is currently enrolled in medical school at the University of Florida.
  • Rebecca Golden is currently working as an ABA therapist.
  • Gabby Greco is currently a research assistant at the University of Washington in Natalia Kleinhans's lab.
  • Cora Mukerji is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at Harvard University.
  • Adriana Méndez Leal is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Developmental Psychology at UCLA.
  • Laura Nelson is currently enrolled in a Clinical Psychology PhD Program at Boston University.
  • Morgan Overton is currently enrolled in a master’s program in Social Work for Community, Organization, and Social Action at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Aksheya Sridhar is currently enrolled in a doctoral Clinical Psychology Program at Michigan State University.
  • Akshita Vaidyanathan is currently working at a mental health facility in India.

Students

  • Liam Arteaga is currently enrolled in a master's program in Psychological Science at University College Dublin.
  • Taylor Boyd is currently a Lab Manager at NYU Steinhardt Communicative Sciences and Disorders.
  • Matt Armstrong is currently enrolled in a master's program at Drexel University.
  • Clara Thorn is currently is completing a master's in Special Education at The University of Texas, Austin. 
  • Gabby Ademi graduated from Boston University in the spring of 2020.
  • Tate Knudsen is finishing her final year studying Behavioral Neuroscience at Northeastern University
  • Lindsay Burris graduated from her master's program at Harvard University and is working as a Research and Data Consultant in Lansing, Michigan
  • Christine Barthelemy is currently a Clinical Research Assistant at the PediMIND Research Program in Providence, RI
  • Rachel Martino is currently a Research Assistant at the Stress and Development Lab at Harvard University
  • Bingyu Xu is currently a Clinical Research Coordinator at Home Base/MGH
  • Melody Altschuler completed her undergraduate with honors and is currently a Sparrow Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience in the McPartland lab at the Yale Child Study Center.
  • Archis Bhandarkar is currently an undergraduate at MIT studying biological engineering and brain and cognitive sciences.
  • Colleen Brosnan graduated from her master’s program at Harvard University and is the Director of Day Services, Sunshine Village.
  • Emily Clark graduated from Boston University.
  • Anthony DeBenedetto completed his master’s in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University.
  • Jake Donehey graduated from Dartmouth College in neuroscience and education and is an associate case manager at Boston Medical Center.
  • Keavy Gill graduated from Boston College in psychology.
  • Sophie Greenbaum graduated from Tufts University.
  • Sophie Gomez graduated from Tufts University.
  • Rachel Hannibal graduated from her master’s program at Harvard University and is currently working at the Manhattan Children's Center as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Instructor.
  • Rachel Hantman graduated from the University of Washington in neurobiology and pursued a master’s in Education at Harvard University.
  • Danielle Hyatt is in medical school at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
  • Shashwat Kala graduated from Dartmouth University and is currently a Sparrow Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience in the McPartland lab at the Yale Child Study Center.
  • Alexis Levine graduated from Assumption College.
  • Jenna Mendes graduated from her master’s program at Harvard University.
  • Kasey Michel graduated from her master’s program at Harvard University and is currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota studying Education.
  • Christin Mujica graduated from Tufts University and is a Clinical Research Assistant, McLean Hospital.
  • Nicole Nadwodny graduate from Tufts University.
  • Jessica Pappagianopoulos graduated from her master’s program in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University and is working at the ASPIRE program at MGH.
  • Maude graduated from Tufts University.
  • Gerald Reid completed his PhD in Counseling Psychology at Boston University and is currently working in his own private practice and as a part time professor at Suffolk & Boston University.     
  • Sophia Rodriguez graduated from Boston University in special education and psychology and is a special education teacher.
  • Matt Shelley graduated from Colgate University and is the Patient Care Coordinator at Kids on the Common Pediatrics.
  • Nellie Shippen graduated from her master’s program at Tufts University and is now a research assistant at the Boston Medical Center.
  • Deanna Swain is currently enrolled in a PhD Program in Clinical Science and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Chris Teare graduated from his master’s program at Harvard University.
  • Daniel Thomson graduated from Tufts University.
  • Francesca Trombino graduated from Emmanuel College.
  • Megan Warshawsky graduated from Tufts University.
  • Anna Zhou is currently enrolled in a Clinical Psychology PhD Program at Penn State.