Kat is a student in the Combined Clinical/Counseling/School Psychology Ph.D. program at USU. Her research interests include risk factors associated with dementia, neuropsychological outcomes, sleep, circadian rhythms, severe dementia, and BDNF. She enjoys backpacking, hiking, being on or near the water, learning about the brain, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, cooking, and reading. Kat is heading to The Missouri Health Sciences Psychology Consortium in Columbia, Missouri, for her internship year. When she completes her degree, she wishes to work for a medical center as a neuropsychologist.
Thesis Proposal: Insomnia and use of Sleep Medications in Predicting Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease in the Cache County Study