Tamara Hershey, Ph.D., Principal Investigator and Professor
Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology Departments
Dr. Hershey has a PhD in neuropsychology and postdoctoral training in neuroimaging. Her lab has been supported by NIH and foundations for the past 15 years. In addition to her science, she is Lab Chief of the Neuroimaging Labs, chair of the Neuroscience PhD Admissions committee and the president-elect of the Academic Womens Network at WUSM. She has mentored numerous undergraduate, graduate and medical students, postdocs and junior faculty in clinical neuroscience fields, and co-directed a Peer Mentoring Program at WUSM for several years.
Sarah Eisenstein, Ph.D.
Dr. Eisenstein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is currently researching the role of dopamine D2 receptors in the behavioral aspects of obesity and schizophrenia. She is also interested in how genetics and dopamine signaling interact to affect reward-related behavior in these diseases as well as Type 2 diabetes and drug abuse.