Kimmy joined the Penn Memory Center in Fall 2018 as a researcher for the center’s My Typical Day Project. In September 2019, Kimmy began working as an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Mechanic-Hamilton’s lab. She is in her final undergraduate year, finishing a B.A. in Cognitive Science, with a concentration in Neuroscience. She is in preparation to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology, with a specific interest in Neuropsychology.
Kimmy will be assisting Dr. Mechanic-Hamilton with a project focused on improving early detection of cognitive decline through neuropsychological assessment. She is excited to continue pursuing her long-time interest in neurodegeneration and cognitive health at the Penn Memory Center!