Samantha (Sam) received her B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a minor in Social Work. As an undergraduate, she had a keen sense for research and completed her own research project, which she wrote up as thesis that earned distinction. Sam’s passion for research has continued after graduation. She previously worked at Northwestern University as a Clinical Researcher, and is a Project Manager for Dr. Tim Chang in the UCLA Easton Center. Sam is excited to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and various movement disorders.