Ally Herrnson is an MRI participant navigator for the Healthy Brain Network. She is responsible for the MRI scan visits including scheduling, ensuring proper preparation and set up for participants and their families, the collection of data, and conducting interviews with participants during their visits.
Ally graduated from the University at Buffalo with her Bachelor of Science magna cum laude in Psychology. While studying for her undergraduate degree, she worked as a research assistant in her school’s Biological Sciences Lab. Additionally, Ally worked as a medical intern under Dr. Hongbiao Liu for Luna Medical Care, where she shadowed Dr. Liu, attended case management meetings and assisted with maintaining medical records. Ally has also interned with the Child Mind Institute’s Summer Treatment Program for children with behavioral and cognitive disorders. Ally’s undergraduate career combined with her extracurricular experiences have affirmed her passion for improving children’s mental health. Ally has hopes to pursue a doctorate degree in Psychology.
- BS, Psychology, University at Buffalo