Dr. Brandy Callahan

Principal Investigator

Brandy Callahan is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Calgary and a Full Member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. She holds a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Adult Clinical Neuropsychology and is licensed to practice clinical neuropsychology in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.

ALEXANDRA WALL

Clinical Research Coordinator

Alexandra joined the lab in the spring of 2018 as a research coordinator. She has a Master's degree in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from Queen's University.

manu sharma

Master's Student

Manu is currently a Master's student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary. He completed his Honours Bachelor of Science in Mental Health from the University of Toronto Scarborough. His current research is examining the differences between those who progress from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to dementia and those who do not.

 

vivian huang

Visiting Doctoral Student

Vivian joined the lab in the summer of 2018 as a visiting doctoral student from Ryerson University. She is completing a 3-month research practicum and is examining whether participants in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) research are representative of MCI patients seen at memory clinics. 

MORGAN SCHAEFFER

Undergraduate Honours Student

Morgan is entering his fourth and final year of a BSc degree in Psychology at the University of Calgary. Morgan will be doing an honours research project in the Neurocognitive Disorders Lab beginning September 2018. For the summer of 2018 he received an Alberta Innovates Summer Studentship to investigate the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.

johnathan milner

Undergraduate Researcher

Johnathan is a fourth year Bachelor of Science student majoring in Psychology at the University of Calgary.  He has lived in Alberta his whole life. He is researching familial links between dementia and ADHD.  He enjoys playing squash, hiking, and playing board games with his wife and friends.

Baeleigh ellement

Undergraduate Researcher

Baeleigh is in the third year of her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Calgary. Her main interests lie in the fields of neuropsychology and abnormal psychology. In the fall of 2018 Baeleigh will be helping in a study at Foothills Hospital looking at social cognition in individuals with cervical dystonia.

azra sorathia

Undergraduate Researcher

Azra is entering her last year of a BA in Psychology at the University of Calgary. She is passionate about volunteering and gaining further research experience in the field of neuropsychology. She also enjoys spending time with family & friends. 

Himanthri weerawardhena

Undergraduate Researcher

Himanthri completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Zoology. She is currently a volunteer in the Neurocognitive Disorders Lab. Outside of research, she is a fan of reading, watching movies, and writing short stories.

past members

Anaëlle gonzalez

Undergraduate Researcher

Anaëlle was an undergraduate volunteer in the Neurocognitive Disorders Lab. A Psychology student at the University François Rabelais in Tours, France, she did an exchange at the University of Calgary for the 2017/2018 academic year.

barrett schultz

Undergraduate Researcher

Barrett investigated possible links between restless leg syndrome and dementia in adults diagnosed with ADHD. His aim was to show RLS as an emerging indicator of dementia. Further, Barrett examined cognitive abilities of adults with ADHD, RLS, or both.

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