Lab Alumni

Many wonderful people have been a part of the Huettel Lab and have now moved on to new places.



O’Dhaniel A. Mullette-Gillman
Asst Prof., Dept of Psychology, NUS
Asst Prof., Neurosci & Behav Disorders, Duke-NUS Grad Med School
Principal Investigator, Neurobiology Programme, NUS
Principal Investigator, SINAPSE, NUSInvestigating human decision making and valuation – what are the neural and cognitive mechanisms of value to utility transformations?
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Dave Smith
Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Mauricio Delgado, Rutgers University
Dave’s research examines how functional connectivity with the reward system shapes individual differences in preferences and behavior.View Dave’s CV here.
John Clithero
Postdoctoral Scholar in Neuroeconomics, California Institute of Technology
John’s research uses behavioral and FMRI experiments to understand the neural and cognitive processes behind everyday decisions. He is also working on new ways to improve economic models of individual choice using concepts from neuroscience and psychology. Recently, John accepted a faculty position at Pomona College’s Economics department. He will begin there in the fall of 2014 as an assistant professor of economics.View John’s website here.
Vinod Venkatraman
Assistant Professor, Marketing and Supply Chain Management (MSCM), Fox School of Business, Temple University
Vinod’s research focuses on human decision making and the factors that can influence those decisions, such as mood, temperament, physiological state, and preferences related to decision-making strategies. Vinod uses behavioral, eye-tracking, and neuroimaging techniques in his research.View Vinod’s Fox Business School profile here.
Adrienne Taren
MD/PhD Candidate, University of Pittsburgh-Carnegie Mellon Medical Scientist Training Program
Adrienne is currently investigating the effects of psychological stress on brain structure and function under the direction of Drs. David Creswell and Michael Tarr.
Allison Scott
Graduate Student, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder
Allison is studying marketing and consumer behavior, and focusing her research on social influences on financial planning and decision making.
PERU - Summer Study Abroad 151 Sara Bergman
Graduate Student, Stanford University
At Stanford, Sara will be working in Ian Gotlib’s Mood and Anxiety Disorders Lab where she hopes to utilize the skills in fMRI research that she already has and further her understanding of how depression and anxiety affect the human mind.
Jake_picture Jacob Young
MD Candidate, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
After spending time at Vanderbilt University examining how individual differences in the dopamine system influence impulsivity and decision making, Jacob is interested in transitioning to a more clinical focus in neuro-oncology and neurosurgery.
David Muñoz
Master’s Student in Human-Computer Interaction, Georgia Institute of Technology
David is researching low-income families’ familiarity with technology and their approaches for learning about children’s health. Based on these insights, he will design and develop the appropriate technological tools to aid these parents in keeping track of their children’s development.View David’s website here.
  Edward McLaurin
User Services Specialist, Duke University
After spending time at Duke doing research, Edward transitioned into a split managerial and IT-related role, eventually moving into a full-time IT position. He hopes to use his experience working with sensitive data to focus on network and data security. He leaves a lasting legacy in the Huettel Lab, with some saying he was the best to ever do it simply because he never forgot about Dre.