Doctoral and Masters Students
Yoko Ogawa Henderson, MS 2011; PhD 2015
Yoko played a pivotal role in our research implicating dorsal hippocampal neurons in ingestive behavior. She is now a postdoctoral researcher in Christopher Hine’s lab at the Cleveland Clinic.
Jenna played a critical role in our research testing the effects of high fat and high sugar diets. She is now very busy raising her two young sons.
Emily Bruggeman, MS 2011
Emily contributed to our research examining the effects of high fructose diets on brain and behavior. She obtained her PhD with Binghe Xue at GSU and then conducted postdoctoral research in the department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is now a research specialist in the Department of Genetics at Emory University.
Amy Ross, MA 2008; PhD 2012
After obtaining her PhD with Dr. Parent, Amy spent some time as a postdoctoral fellow with Ruth Harris at Georgia Regents University. Amy has since returned to Atlanta and is now a postdoctoral fellow in the Albers lab.
Krista Wild, PhD 2007
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Phoenix VA Health Care System
Desiree Krebs-Kraft, MA 2003; PhD 2006
Mother of twins. Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Ramata Cisse, MSc 2006
PhD University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, now Research Scientist at the University of Georgia
Jane Gore, PhD 2002
Clinical Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy at Georgia State University.
Aldemar Degroot, MSc 2000
PhD with Dallas Treit and postdoctoral fellow at Eli Lilly- now Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of EMER Pharma.
Hugo Lehman, MSc 2000
PhD with Doug Mumby and postdoctoral fellow with Rob Sutherland- now Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Trent University
Undergraduate and post-baccalaureate research assistants**
Started at University of Michigan Fall 2016, PhD in Neuroscience
Started at Georgetown University Fall 2014
Starting at Columbia University Fall 2015; Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology
Richard Austin Fillitor
Clinical Research Coordinator at Drug Studies America
Doctoral student in Joe Manns laboratory; Emory University
Obtained her PHD in Neuroscience from UT Southwestern in 2012
Ashley obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology at GSU. She is currently an Information Analyst in the Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Development Center at Emory University.
Research Assistant, Ozcaliskan laboratory, Georgia State University Department of Psychology
PhD in neuroscience and postdoctoral fellow at Emory University; then a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Georgia State University; now Manager of Survey Operations, Brain Surgery Corporation.
**This list is not complete. IF YOU HAVE WORKED IN PARENT LAB WE’D LOVE TO HEAR WHAT YOU ARE UP TO. SEND UPDATES TO: firstname.lastname@example.org