Dr. Krista Lisdahl

KRISTA LISDAHL, PHD
 
 
Dr. Lisdahl (formerly Medina) serves as the Director of the UWM Brain Imaging and Neuropsychology (BraIN) laboratory. She completed a Clinical Neuropsychology Internship at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, as well as a NIDA-funded two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of California, San Diego under the mentorship of Susan F. Tapert. Dr. Lisdahl's main specialization is in clinical neuropsychology, addiction, adolescent brain development, and neuroimaging. At UWM, she teaches courses in Neuropsychology, Brain Development, Assessment, Psychopathology, and Drugs & Behavior/ Psychopharmacology.




Recent Honors:
  • 2013: Received a UW-Milwaukee Graduate School/Foundation Research Award.
  • November 2012: Named a Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and invited to attend the Japanese-American Kavli Fronteirs of Science Symposium.
  • July 2012: Received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Obama and the National Institute of Health (NIH).
  • 2011: Received the NIDA Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, Behavioral and Brain Development 2011 Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award.


GRADUATE STUDENTS
   Megan Kangiser   Kyle Jennette   
      Megan Kangiser       Kyle Jennette         Alex Wallace   

STAFF & RESEARCH ASSISTANTS      
   
  
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Lab Manager                  
ABCD Site Coordinator 
             

          
          
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