Lauren Catalano, Ph.D., joined the Green Lab in 2018 with the support of the VA’s Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she studied under Dr. David Penn. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park under the mentorship of Dr. Jim Gold and Dr. Jack Blanchard, after completing a clinical internship at the Baltimore VA/UMD. Her graduate research focused on negative symptoms and social reward processing in schizophrenia using EEG/ERP and behavioral methods. Her postdoctoral work will expand upon this line of research to examine factors that reduce social motivation in schizophrenia. Lauren has co-authored manuscripts published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Schizophrenia Bulletin, and Schizophrenia Research. She is a member of the Society for Research in Psychopathology.
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