University of Rochester (U of R or UR) frequently referred to simply as Rochester, is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The university has six schools and various interdisciplinary programs.


ABCD Study at the University of Rochester

Rochester is one of 21 institutions nationwide that will recruit families to participate in the ABCD Study. Our testing and scanning facilities are located at the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging. To find out if you are eligible to participate in the ABCD Study at the University of Rochester, or to request information, please call 585-275-2546 or email us at [email protected].

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Members of the Rochester ABCD Study Team:
Back row (left to right): John Foxe, Ph.D., Brianne Roche, Allison Havens, and Ed Freedman, Ph.D.
Front row (left to right): Preshetha Kanagaiah, Emily Richardson, and Nicole Vieyto


John Foxe

John Foxe, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Bio
Ed Freedman

Edward Freedman, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Bio
Jianhui Zhong

Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D.

Co-Investigator
Leona Oakes

Leona Oakes, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Michael Scharf

Michael Scharf, M.D.

Site Physician
Emily Knight

Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Research Fellow
Brima

Tufikameni Brima, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Fellow
Zachary Christensen

Zachary Christensen, M.D., Ph.D.

Data Analyst, Graduate Student
Brianna Leonardo

Brianna Leonardo

Site Coordinator
Samantha_Spallina

Samantha Spallina

Recover Coordinator
Ronda Hamer-Jackson

Ronda Hamer-Jackson

Lead Research Assistant
Lucia Ceron

Lucia Ceron Giraldo

Research Assistant
Emily Kornack

Emily Kornack

Research Assistant
Serena Matera

Serena Matera

Research Assistant
Laura Ziemer

Laura Ziemer

Research Assistant
Mia Canning

Mia Canning

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Daniel Lopez

Daniel Lopez

Graduate Student

Susan Wall

MRI Technologist
Pamela Zachary

Pamela Zachary

MRI Technologist

ABCD TEAM ALUMNI
Levato

Lynne Levato, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Mruzek

Daniel Mruzek, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
richardson

Emily Richardson

Lead Research Assistant
roche

Brianne Roche

Lead Research Assistant
Emily Carter

Emily Carter

Research Assistant
Fox-Epstein

Malka Fox-Epstein

Research Assistant
Havens

Allison Havens

Research Assistant

Shirley Lin

Research Assistant

Christina Murty

Research Assistant
Shaw

Luke Shaw

Research Assistant

Hibah Arshad

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Maria Cristina Gil-Diaz

Maria Cristina Gil Diaz

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Alyssa Golden

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Crisley Salinas

Crisley Salinas

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Nicole Vieyto

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Wassenberg

Anna Wassenberg

Undergraduate Research Assistant