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Sarah Donohue, PhD, MPH

Director of Research Services

James Scholar Committee Chair

Research Services

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Sarah Donohue grew up in New Mexico and received a B.A. in Neuroscience from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. After graduating, she spent several years working as a lab manager for a developmental neuroimaging lab at UC Davis. Her graduate work was done at Duke University where she earned a Ph.D. in Neurobiology with a focus in Cognitive Neuroscience. There, she used EEG and behavioral methods to examine the neural correlates of attention and multisensory processing. Her postdoctoral research was conducted in Germany where she used EEG, MEG, and MRI to study addiction and attention at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg and the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology. In 2023, she earned an MPH from Kent State University.