Founded in 1791, the University of Vermont (UVM) is among the oldest universities in the United States and the fifth institution of higher education established in New England after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, and Brown. The university is located in Burlington, the most populous municipality in the state of Vermont.

ABCD Study at the University of Vermont

The University of Vermont is one of 21 institutions nationwide that will recruit families to participate in the ABCD Study. Families in the ABCD Study will complete their assessments at the University of Vermont Clinical Research Center.  To find out if you are eligible to participate in the ABCD Study at the University of Vermont, or to request information, please call (802) 847-4562 or email us at

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Top row: Nick Allgaier (Post-doc), Joe Ortigara (Research Assistant), Sarah Smith (Research Assistant), Phil Nguyen (Research Assistant),
Bottom Row: Naomi Koliba (Site Coordinator), Alexi Potter (Principal Investigator),Sofia Lozon (Research Assistant), and Hannah Loso (Graduate Research Assistant)


Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Alexandra Potter, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Joe Ortigara

Site Coordinator / Research Assistant

Hannah Loso

Graduate Research Assistant

Sofia Lozon

Research Assistant

Phil Nguyen

Research Assistant