- Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Amber Watts
Research Lab: BRANCH Lab
My research interests include exploring how mechanistic pathways to Alzheimer’s Disease might be racially patterned. Further, studying how lifelong exposures, including factors such as education, occupation, and leisure activities, may serve as moderators or buffers in the context of cognitive decline among older adult populations.
Selected Publications —
Vonk, J. M., Arce Rentería, M., Medina, V. M., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Byrd, G. S., Haines, J., & Manly, J. J. (2019). Education moderates the relation between APOE ɛ4 and memory in nondemented non-hispanic black older adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 72(2), 495-506.