Junghee Lee, PhD
Dr. Junghee Lee is an Associate Professor and the Geropsychiatry Research Chair at the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Andrew Meddaugh is a clinical research coordinator at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has an undergraduate educational background in psychology from the University of Houston.
Clinical Research Coordinators
Becca Pitts is a clinical research coordinator at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, son, and sweet pup, Maya.
Hyun Freeman is a graduate student in the Medical/Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She graduated with her bachelor's in science in Psychology with a minor in neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She enjoys baking, spending time outdoors, and spending time with her family.
Julia earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of the Virgin Islands. Currently, she is a Behavioral Neuroscience PhD student broadly interested in understanding the neural mechanisms underlying social decision-making in the face of adversity. Outside of the lab, Julia enjoys winning scavenger hunt prizes at the local library, exploring art museums, and traveling with her family.
Erika Botello Esquivel
Erika Botello Esquivel earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgia Gwinnett College and is currently pursuing her PhD in the Graduate Biomedical Sciences program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research interests include using neuroimaging to better understand psychosis spectrum disorders. She enjoys spending time with her family and crafting gifts for friends.
Ethan Rupp is an undergraduate student majoring in neuroscience and minoring in chemistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is from New Orleans, Louisiana, and loves to visit his family on the weekends. He is a member of the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, the Global Medical Brigades, the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, and the Vice President and treasurer of the UAB lacrosse team. He loves to play lacrosse with his friends, hang out and study with his fraternity brothers, and try new restaurants with his girlfriend.