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Degree Program - MHS

Demy AlfonsoDemy Alfonso

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Johns Hopkins University, Public Health Studies and Psychological Brain Sciences, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Kavya AnchuriKavya Anchuri

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.Sc. McGill University, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Email: kanchuri@jhu.edu

Christina A BradleyChristina A. Bradley

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.S. Haverford College, Psychology, 2012

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Interested in mental health policy in the U.S., global mental health services, and the promotion of mental wellbeing in early education. Considering thesis project on the mental health outcomes associated with prolonged exposure to racism.

Email: cbradl26@jhu.edu

Casey CostelloCasey Costello

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Psychology, Loyola University Maryland, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: American prisons.

Email: ccoste10@jhmi.edu

Abhery DasAbhery Das

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degrees: B.A. University of Chicago, Public Policy, 2010

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Intimate partner violence.

Email: abhery@gmail.com

Emily DealEmily Deal

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. in Psychology, Kalamazoo College, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Drugs, addiction and behavior.

Email: edeal2@jhu.edu

William Ross FelderWilliam Ross Felder

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degrees:
M.S. University of North Texas HSC, Medical Science, 2016
B.S. University of Texas, Radio-TV-Film, 2006

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Psychiatric epidemiology, genetic and epigenetic factors contributing to mental illness; utilization of big data and emerging technology in evaluation and implementation of interventions.

Email: wrfelder@gmail.com

Johanne GermainJohanne Germain

Year entered: 2017

Previous degree: B.S. Psychology w/ minor in Biology, Georgia State University, 2014

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Email: jgermai2@jhmi.edu

Victoria GreenVictoria Green

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Gettysburg College, Psychology, 2013

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Mental health and substance use policy, with a specific focus on how the implementation of policy initiatives impact utilization of services and health outcomes among those with mental illness or substance use disorder.

Siri GuntupalliSiri Guntupalli

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Occidental College, Biochemistry, 2016

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Email: thesirig@gmail.com

Greg HardGreg Hard

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: BA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2011

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Mood disorders; functional neuroimaging of mental disorders; community and school-based mental health interventions; mental health stigma.

Email: ghard@jhmi.edu

Mohammad HudhudMuhammad Kanan Hudhud

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A., Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2016

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Global mental health, specifically the delivery of services in emergency situations and lasting mental health infrastructure thereafter.

Email: mhudhud1@jhu.edu

Lacey KaplanLacey Kaplan

Year entered: 2017

Previous degree: B.A. Sociology, Emory University, 2015

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Community-based early intervention & prevention projects.

Email: lkapla19@jhmi.edu

Tenzin LhaksampaTenzin C. Lhaksampa

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A., Florida Institute of Technology, 2015

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Kevin MortazaviKevin Mortazavi

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.S. University of California, Riverside, Neuroscience, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Email: kevin.mortazavi@jhu.edu

Casandra NyhuisCasandra Nyhuis

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.S. University of Arizona, Neuroscience & Cognitive Science, 2016

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: My interests lie in examining various sleep parameters (i.e., sleep duration, quality, rhythmicity) across the lifespan. However, my current focus is on determining how circadian rhythms change in the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and if we can use these changes as a means of early AD detection.

Email: cnyhuis1@jhmi.edu

Dae-Woong(David) OhDae-Woong (David) Oh

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.S. Psychology, Towson University, 2016

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Interrelation of hormones, mental health, and behavior. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Email: doh11@jhu.edu

Anjana RaoAnjana Rao

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Smith College, Neuroscience, 2013

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Email: arao9@jhmi.edu

Ashnaa RaoAshnaa Rao

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Johns Hopkins University, Public Health, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Dementia/Cognitive disorders.

Email: arao19@jhu.edu

Seanna RenworthSeanna Renworth

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.S. University of Colorado Boulder, 2012

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Mental Health assistance in humanitarian crisis situations and mental health domestic and international policy.

Cassidy RobyCassidy Roby

Year entered: 2017

Previous degree: B.S.Auburn University, Health Services Administration, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests

  1. The coordination of mental and physical health: The effects of chronic and/or comorbid mental health conditions on physical health (and vice versa, the effects of chronic and/or comorbid physical health conditions on mental health).
  2. Policy and mental health: Focus on policy change or interventions to better integrate mental health care into primary care.

Email: croby6@jhmi.edu

Meghana ShettyMeghana Shetty

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: BA; Northwestern University; Neurobiology, Psychology; 2014

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Topics in applied public mental health research with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders, mood and anxiety disorders (mental health services, health communication strategies, public policy); neurophysiological basis of mental disorders.

Email: mshetty1@jh.edu

Da-yea SongDa-Yea Song

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A Sogang University, Psychology, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Early diagnosis and assessment, interventions and preventions.

Email: dsong13@jhmi.edu

Shengjia XuShengjia Xu

Year entered: 2017

Previous Degree: B.A. Smith College, Economics & Clinical Psychology, 2017

Advisor: Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD

Research interests: Allocation and quality of mental health services; autism spectrum disorders.

Email: sxu34@jhu.edu