Emma Hayden

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MGH has been at the forefront of many scientific advances in treatments for depression.

Emma Hayden graduated from Tufts University in 2018 with a B.S. in Clinical Psychology and French. As an undergraduate, she served as a research intern at the Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience working on neuroimaging studies of depression and anhedonia in adolescents. During her senior year, she worked as a research intern at the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program at McLean Hospital. In this role, she investigated reward processing dysfunction and cognitive impairment in individuals with psychotic disorders. During her undergraduate career, Emma was involved in Active Minds at Tufts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and stigma in college students. Emma was also a member of the Tufts University Choir and the Tufts University Psychology Society. After her time at the DCRP, Emma plans to pursue a doctoral degree in clinical psychology.