Meet the current undergraduate students and recent alumni!

Current Undergraduate Research Assistants

Jennifer Cunningham

Jennifer Cunningham

Senior - KNES Honors

Plans to attend grad school at Vanderbilt for an M. A. in special education and behavioral analysis

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh

Senior - KNES Honors

Plans to apply to medical school next year.

Hannah Miller

Hannah Miller

Senior - Gemstone Research Program and Neurobiology

Plans to apply to medical school next year.

Kelly Klein

Kelly Klein

Junior - Gemstone Research Program, Psychology & Neurobiology

Plans to apply to medical school next year.

Cody Punt

Cody Punt

Sophomore - KNES Honors & Special Education

Plans to apply to graduate school in the future.

Kristine Bedell

Kristine Bedell

Senior - KNES Honors

Plans to apply to PT school next year.

Kate Daly

Kate Daly

Junior - KNES Honors

Plans to attend PT school in the future.

Lauren Fisher

Lauren Fisher

Junior - KNES Honors

Plans to apply to graduate school in sports psychology.

Ed Chu

Ed Chu

Junior - KNES

Emily Hecht

Emily Hecht

Junior - KNES Honors

Plans to apply to OT school.

Recent Undergraduate Student Alumni (2008 - Present)

Liz Woytowicz

Liz Woytowicz

KNES Major - Graduated Fall 2010

Conducted motor skill assessments in typically-developing children and is interested in neuro-rehabilitation in children with cerebral palsy.

Courtney Filippi (Senior at UVA)

Courtney Filippi (Senior at UVA)

UMStar Summer Program 2009 & 2010

Worked on 2 projects examining the role of the mirror neuron system in action observation and motor learning.

Ashly McClure (Senior at UMBC)

Step Up Summer Program 2010

Examined the effects of physical fitness on step sequence learning.

Robyne Rivers (Senior at UMD)

UMStar Summer Program 2009 & 2010

Worked on 2 projects - one examining finger force control in adults and the other examining examining the effects of state and trait anxiety on step sequence learning.

Leah Bush

KNES Honors - Graduated Spring 2010 *KNES Major of the Year!

Examined differences in movement kinematics and brain activation patterns in adults during movements of the left and right hand.

Arielle Gladowsky

KNES Honors - Graduated Spring 2010

Examined differences in motor overflow during maximum finger force and finger sequencing with the right and left hands.