M.Ed. Student in Child Studies
Kristina Stepanovic is a graduate student trainee at the Center for Critical Illness, Brain dysfunction & Survivorship. She is a second-year Child Studies master’s student at Vanderbilt University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona, with a minor in American Sign Language. As an undergraduate, Kristina was a research assistant in two labs, involving work in both neuroscience and psychology. She also completed a research internship in neuropsychology at Yale University for the summer of 2016. Kristina graduated early with several academic awards, as the College of Science Most Outstanding Senior, the Psychology Department’s Outstanding Senior, and the College of Science Commencement Speaker. At the Center for Critical Illness, Brain dysfunction & Survivorship, Kristina’s thesis work addresses the association between hippocampal and amygdala volumes, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in ICU survivors. After graduation in May 2019, Kristina plans to pursue neurological research for a year before applying to medical school. For more information, please contact her for a copy of her Curriculum Vitae.