Maureen McHugo, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
1601 23rd Avenue South
Suite 3057

Research Description

Dr. McHugo completed her PhD in Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University with David Zald, PhD. Her graduate work focused on fMRI analysis of the neural systems mediating emotion-attention interactions in healthy adults and individuals with amygdala and orbitofrontal lesions. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Vanderbilt Psychotic Disorders Program with Stephan Heckers, MD, MSc.

Dr. McHugo is researching longitudinal changes in brain structure and function in early psychosis.

Selected Publications