Undergraduate Students

Sri Ponnazhagan
Undergraduate Research Assistant & MAPme Ambassador

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Sri is a senior studying Psychology. He has a particular interest in studying addiction and cognition. He is currently planning to pursue an MD in Fall of 2021.

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Sam Cassidy
Undergraduate Research Assistant & MAPme Ambassador

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Sam is a senior who is interested in how psychosocial factors, such as sleep and addiction, influence other health behaviors. She is currently studying psychology at Emory. Upon graduating, she hopes to pursue a career in clinical psychology.

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Ayushi Agarwal
Undergraduate Research Assistant & MAPme Ambassador

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Ayushi is currently a senior at Emory College and is majoring in Psychology. She joined the lab in Spring 2018, while enrolled in a class taught by Dr. Palmer. She is interested in the psychosocial correlates of alcohol and other substance use. After graduating, she plans on pursuing a masters or PhD in Psychology.

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Javier Losada Radley
Undergraduate Research Assistant & MAPme Ambassador

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Javier is a junior at Emory College interested in the relationship between stress and addiction. He is currently studying psychology and neurobiology and plans to pursue an MD after graduation.

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Margy Chen
Undergraduate Research Assistant & MAPme Ambassador

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Margy is a junior at Emory College interested in the association between psychopathology and substance use. She is currently studying Psychology and Neurobiology. After graduating, she plans on pursuing a masters or PhD in Psychology.

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Emerald Yuan
Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Emerald is a sophomore at Emory College interested in the genetic predisposition of alcohol and other substance use. She is currently studying Psychology and Quotative Science and plans to pursue an MD or Ph.D. in Psychology.

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Jamaiica Hurston
MAPme Ambassador

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Jamaiica is a current Junior at Emory majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish. She is very interested in the intersection between racial justice and medicine.

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Ronaldo Patiño Flores
MAPme Ambassador

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Ronaldo recently graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in Psychology. He began working in the BGA Lab summer of 2020 through Emory's LGS Soar Program. He is interested in attending graduate school and studying cognitive processes such as attention, decision making, and how they are involved in risky behavior.

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