Director: Scott M. Hayes

Hayes_scope2Dr. Hayes is the Associate Director of the Neuroimaging Research for Veterans Center at VA Boston Healthcare System, a core faculty member of the BU Memory Disorders Research Center, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Hayes graduated from Skidmore College (Biology, Psychology) and completed his doctoral work in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology) at the University of Arizona.  He completed an NRSA-funded cognitive neuroscience-clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University and the Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center.  A licensed psychologist, Dr. Hayes clinical interests include neuropsychological assessment of age-related neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, microvascular disease, and frontotemporal dementia, as well as amnesia.  CV


Lab Coordinator: Kristina Peterson


Kristina Peterson

Kristina Peterson received her bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of California at Davis and began working with Dr. Hayes in the spring of 2013 as a research assistant. She previously worked in the Cognitive Aging and Neuroimaging lab with Dr. Nancy A. Dennis, studying the neural correlates of memory in normal aging. After her work in the Memory Disorders Research Center at the Boston VA, Kristina intends to pursue a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with specialization in neuropsychology. Kristina is interested in continuing research of the normal and abnormal processes of memory and executive function with the use of MRI techniques.



Korine Cabrera

Korine Cabrera is a senior undergraduate student at Northeastern University pursuing a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Behavioral Neuroscience. Her interests primarily include the cognitive and behavioral changes that occur with aging. She hopes to gain more research and clinical experience before pursuing graduate school.


Rebecca Lysiak, B.S. Boston University, class of 2014 Margaret Cadden, B.S. Ph.D candidate in Clinical Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University Huiting Liu, M.A. Ph.D candidate in Clinical Psychology Amanda Mikedis, B.A. Ph.D candidate in Clinical Psychology at Clark University Joelle Mamon University of Rochester, class of 2013 Adriana Tzigantcheva, B.A. Elena Hemler Tufts University, class of 2015  


Mieke Verfaellie, PhD, VA Boston and Boston University: Lab website

Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, PhD, VA Boston and Boston University: Lab website

Margaret Keane, PhD, Wellesley College: Lab website

David Salat, PhD: Lab website

Daniel Forman, MD, VA Boston; Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Reisa Sperling, MD: Lab website

Roberto Cabeza, PhD, Duke University: Lab website

Lee Ryan, PhD, University of Arizona : Lab website

Lynn Nadel, PhD, University of Arizona: Lab website