Trainees: Interdisciplinary Training Program in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration T32 Program

T32 Appointed Trainees

Trainee

Name, Degree, & Mentor

Current Position & Employer

Training Grant Support and Future Honors/Awards

Stephanie Cernera, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Aysegul Gunduz
Current PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2019-Present
Winston Chu, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Mingzhou Ding and Dr. David Vaillancourt
Current PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2019-Present
Michael Pace, PhD 2018
Mentored by Dr. David Borchelt
Feasibility Research Fellow
IQVIA Biotech
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2018
Joseph Lebowitz, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei
Current PhD Student
Neuroscience
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2017-Present
Samuel Crowley, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Catherine Price
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2017-2019
Jess-Karan Dhillon, PhD 2019
Mentored by Dr. Benoit Giasson
Postdoctoral Associate
Neuroscience
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2017-2018
Barbara Perez, PhD 2017
Mentored by Dr. Laura Ranum
Postdoctoral Associate
Child Health Research Institute
University of Florida
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2015-2017
T32 DK074367 Fellow, 2018-
Sruti Rayaprolu, PhD 2018
Mentored by Dr. Jada Lewis
Postdoctoral Associate
Medicine
Emory University
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2015-2017
Won 1st Place- William G. Luttge Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Neuroscience, 2017
Won 2nd Place- Medical Guild Research Competition, 2017
Earned CTSI Non-Patient Pilot Award, 2016
Jacob Lafo, PhD 2018
Mentored by Dr. Dawn Bowers
Postdoctoral Associate
Neuropsychology
Brown University
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2015-2017
Jonathan Shute, PhD 2016
Mentored by Dr. Aysegul Gunduz
Senior Engineer
Boston Scientific
T32 NS082168 Fellow, 2015-2016

T32 Adjunct Trainees

Trainee

Name, Degree, & Mentor

Current Position & Employer

Training Grant Support and Future Honors/Awards

Stefan Delmas, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Evangelos Christou
Current PhD Student
Biobehavioral Science
University of Florida
T32 HD043730 Fellow, 2018-Present
Brittany Rohl, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Dawn Bowers
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
Cheshire Hardcastle, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Catherine Price
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
Kathleen Hupfeld, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Rachael Seidler
Current PhD Student
Biobehavioral Science
University of Florida
Zachary Sorrentino, Earning PhD & MD
Mentored by Dr. Benoit Giasson
Current MD-PhD Student
Neuroscience
University of Florida
Sidney Baudendistel, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Christopher Hass
Current PhD Student
Biobehavioral Science
University of Florida
Francesca Lopez, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Dawn Bowers
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
Jesse Desimone, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. David Vaillancourt
Current PhD Student
Biobehavioral Science
University of Florida
Bonnie Scott, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Dawn Bowers
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
TL1 TR001428 Fellow, 2017-Present
Won Poster Award, 2017
Jae Chung, PhD 2018
Mentored by Dr. David Vaillancourt
Postdoctoral Associate
Neurology
University of Minnesota
Won 2nd Place- D.K. Stanley Student Research Symposium Award, 2017
Han LiuHan Liu, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. David Vaillancourt
Current PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida
Francesca LopezFrancesca Lopez, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Dawn Bowers
Current PhD Student
Clinical & Health Psychology
University of Florida
Trina MitchellTrina Mitchell, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. David Vaillancourt
Current PhD Student
Biobehavioral Science
University of Florida
Bryan GattoTrina Mitchell, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. David Vaillancourt
Current PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida