Research Assistants

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Kara Acosta is a senior from Atlanta, GA. She is double majoring in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies with a Concentration in Adolescent Youth Development. A fun fact about Kara is that she works at a toy store in downtown Northport, and in her free time she likes to play videogames and watch cheesy K-dramas with her roommates.
Sarah Amjadis a microbiology major on the premed track and plans to go to medical school. She is from Champaign, IL. Sarah loves to workout and/or be with friends. A fun fact about her is that she has a twin sister who also goes to the University of Alabama.
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Sarah Jayne Doty is a psychology and communicative disorders double major from Huntsville, AL. She plans to become a child psychologist specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder. A fun fact about Sarah Jayne is that she danced for 16 years!
Carlin Dougherty is a senior from New Orleans, LA. She is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. In the future she hopes to work as a child psychologist in a children's advocacy center. A fun fact about Carlin is that Meredith Vierra shouted her out on TV for her 9th birthday on Good Morning America in Times Square!
Taylor Kidd is a sophomore majoring in Biology and minoring in Human Development and Family Studies from Stockbridge, GA. Her goal is to go to medical school and become a pediatric oncologist. In her free time, she love to travel, spend time with her friends and family, and work on her art. A fun fact about her is that she's been to more countries than states.
Andrea Nicastro is a psychology major and biology minor from Pell City, AL. She hopes to go to medical school and become a physician in the future. Her favorite ways to spend her spare time are beach or lake days, especially when there are jet skis and boats involved!
Victoria (Tori) Smitherman is a senior from Mobile, AL. She is double majoring in psychology and foreign language and literature with a concentration in German. A fun fact about Tori is that she works at DCH hospital in Tuscaloosa part time. In her free time, Tori loves hanging with her 2 wonderful cats and playing video games with her partner.
Nicola Voss is from Dothan Alabama. She is currently a junior on a premed track majoring in biology and minoring in neuroscience. She hopes to attend medical school following graduation. Nicola enjoys running, trying new restaurants, and travelling in my free time. A fun fact is that half of her family lives in Trinidad and Tobago so she is able to travel there often!
Meri Wheeler is a senior from Madison, AL majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and minoring in Biology. Her career goal is to become an occupational therapist. In her free time, she like to paint, go on runs with her dog, and spend time with her friends and family.