Lisa Sangermano

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

Lisa Sangermano graduated from Tufts University in 2016 with a B.S. in Psychology and Biology. While at Tufts, she worked as a Research Assistant in Dr. Lisa Shin’s Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Neuroimaging lab. She completed a senior honors thesis under Dr. Shin, studying brain and behavioral responses to ambiguous facial expressions in individuals with PTSD. She was also accepted into the Tufts Summer Scholars program, where she spent a summer conducting independent research on neuropsychological vulnerability factors for PTSD. Lisa also interned at the Public Health Department of the Massachusetts Medical Society, where she created educational materials on mental health and LGBTQ health. Lisa is passionate about the intersection between biology, behavior, and the social environment and hopes to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology.