People

Core Faculty:

salatDavid H. Salat, Ph.D.
Director, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: aging, age-associated neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s disease, dementia), traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, neuroimaging methodology development (e.g., diffusion)

Hayes_scope3Scott M. Hayes, Ph.D.
Associate Director, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: memory, aging, medial temporal lobe amnesia, mild cognitive impairment, posttraumatic stress disorder, mild traumatic brain injury, physical fitness

 
mikeMichael Esterman, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Functional Imaging, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: attentional control, PTSD, TBI, focal brain injury, fMRI, TMS, tCS

 

leritzElizabeth C. Leritz, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Training and Education, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: aging, memory

 

jasmeetJasmeet P. Hayes, Ph.D.
Research Interests: trauma, PTSD, memory, TBI, emotion-cognition interactions

 

 
JMSpielberg_nobgJeffrey M. Spielberg, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Neuroimaging Analysis Development, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: anxiety, trauma, PTSD, mood disorders (depression, bipolar), connectomics, motivation, executive function, neuroimaging methodology development (e.g., graph theory)

 

Center Staff:

ginoGino Jackson, M.S., Major USMC (Retired)
Administrative Officer, NeRVe Center

 

 

image1Tom Graf, B.S.
Computer Scientist, NeRVe Center

 

 

meghan_headshot_scaleMeghan E. Robinson, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineer, NeRVe Center
Research Interests: TBI, blast exposure, trauma-related neurodegeneration

 

 

IMG_0394Dustin Clark, M.S.
Health Science Specialist, NeRVe Center

 

 

Affiliated Faculty:


FullSizeRenderMelissa Amick, Ph.D.

Research Interests: TBI, PTSD, suicide ideation, spinal cord injury, neuropsychology

 

 
mcglincheyRegina McGlinchey, Ph.D.
Research Interests: neuropsychological deficits in psychiatric and neurological populations

 

 

milberg_1William Milberg, Ph.D.
Research Interests: brain organization and information processing in aging related diseases

 

NaomiNaomi Sadeh, Ph.D.
Research Interests: stress-related dysregulation, impulsivity, self-destructive behavior, development & course of PTSD, non-suicidal self-injury, suicide, violence, gender specific risk factors

 
verfMieke Verfaellie, Ph.D.
Research Interests: cognitive and neural bases of memory, memory disorders (e.g., selective amnesia), traumatic brain injury

 

 

Affiliated Postdocs:

vincentVincent Corbo, Ph.D.
Research Interests: PTSD, childhood trauma, stress, anxiety

 

dmiller_headshotDanielle R. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Research Interests: DTI, TBI, PTSD, fMRI, functional connectivity, cognitive control

 

palumboDaniela J. Palombo, Ph.D.
Research Interests: memory, decision making, medial temporal lobes, amnesia

 

 

Francesca Fortenbaugh, Ph.D.
Research Interests: space perception, sustained attention, MVPA and connectivity analyses
Victoria Poole, Ph.D.
Research Interests: attention, TBI, falls, mobility, aging, CV risk

 

 

Affiliated Grad Students:

arkadiyArkadiy Maksimovskiy, Ph.D.
Research Interests: reward, attention, addiction, psychopathology, frontal lobes, decision making

 

NeRVe Alumni:

dmiller_headshotDanielle R. Sullivan, Ph.D.

Danielle completed her graduate training in DTI and fMRI of traumatic brain injury with the NeRVe. She earned her Ph.D. in Behavioral Neurosciences through Boston University School of Medicine in 2016 and was awarded a T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System to continue her research in neuroimaging of TBI.