University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Research
Research

Current PhD Students

Emily Kilroy

Faculty Mentor: Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD, Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Research Lab: A-Z Lab

Year of Entry: 2013

Emily Kilroy

Education

Master of Science (MS) in Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology
University College London

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Behavioral Neuroscience (Concentration in Psychology)
Purdue University

Research Interests

My research focuses on the relationship between social and motor deficits in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). I use behavioral and neuroimaging techniques such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to better understand how sensorimotor brain systems contribute to both social and motor deficits in ASD compared to typically developing children.