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ABCD Coordinating Center

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ABCD STUDY AT THE COORDINATING CENTER

The ABCD Coordinating Center (CC) is charged with coordinating the scientific and administrative activities of the ABCD Study. It provides the organizational framework for the management, direction, and overall coordination of the national multi-site consortium. The CC organizes and provides logistical support for the advisory groups, design monitoring groups, and assessment workgroups, as well as for educational, scientific, outreach, and dissemination events. It also works with the Data Analysis and Informatics Center to provide data quality control and monitor progress towards study goals.

To find out more about the Coordinating Center or to request information, please call (858) 534-8966 or email us at abcd-cc@ucsd.edu. Click here to learn more about our Study Procedures.



MEET OUR ABCD TEAM

Dr. Terry Jernigan
Terry Jernigan, Ph.D.
Co-Director, ABCD Study Coordinating Center
Bio

Dr. Sandra Brown
Sandra Brown, Ph.D.
Co-Director, ABCD Study Coordinating Center
Bio

Dr. Hugh Garavan
Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Bio

Dr. Susan Tapert
Susan Tapert, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Bio

Margie Meija Hernandez
Margie Hernandez Mejia, M.A. 
ABCD Site QC Monitor

Dr. Paul Shilling
Paul Shilling, Ph.D.
Data Scientist

Dr. Charles Heyser
Charles Heyser, Ph.D.
ABCD Senior Project Manager

Allison Auchter
Allison Auchter, Ph.D.
ABCD Project
Operations Manager

Emily Giron
Emily Giron
ABCD Project
Communications Manager




CONTACT US

ABCD Coordinating Center
Investigators: Drs. Terry Jernigan & Sandra Brown
Managers: Allison Auchter and Emily Giron
Email: abcd-cc@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-8966

Location
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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