Allyson graduated from Villanova University in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she conducted research exploring cognitive function, and later completed an Honors Senior Thesis investigating the relationship between neurotrauma and hypermasculinity culture in American football. Following undergrad, she received her Master’s Degree in Surgical Neurophysiology from the University of Connecticut and spent the following 2 years working as a Surgical Neurophysiologist in Philadelphia. Currently, Allyson works as a Clinical Research Coordinator with MGH’s Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation where she coordinates studies using EEG, tACS, TMS, and fMRI in healthy, psychosis, and long COVID populations. In her free time, Allyson enjoys being outside, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with her family (mostly her dog) back home in Connecticut.