Katie Hay, BA, MS

Katie Hay is a Clinical Translational Research Coordinator II in the department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She earned her MS degree in Clinical Psychology form Loyola University Maryland, with a concentration in neuropsychology. Her research background started at Johns Hopkins University in the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, where her work focused on researching more efficacious treatments for individuals with substance use disorders. Currently, she is serving at Vanderbilt exploring the effect of neurodegeneration on cognition, behavior, and movement symptoms through studies that utilize neuroimaging techniques such as MRI and PET. Her studies focus on Parkinson's Disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple Systems Atrophy, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and others.