Research Intern at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Location: 72 E. Concord Street B7380, Boston, MA 02118
Alyssa Blood received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University in 2011, concentrating in both History of Art and International Relations. She subsequently completed a post-baccaleureate pre-medical program at Georgetown University in 2012 and is currently applying to medical school for matriculation in the fall of 2013. Alyssa joined the CSTE team in September 2012.
Alyssa is interested in identifying risk factors as well as prevention and treatment measures for CTE and for those suffering from mTBI. She is interested in promoting concussion awareness to athletes at all levels and hopes to someday practice neurosurgery.