Katie's research and clinical work focuses on a developmental cognitive neuroscience approach to mood and common co-occurring disorders. She is a cognitive-behavioral therapist in the lab’s current clinical trial with adolescents. Katie is also completing her dissertation on cognitive, biological, and environmental risk factors for development of depression in adolescents, and hopes to use this work to inform prevention and intervention measures for high-risk youth. She is currently a graduate student at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is completing her dissertation work and practica experiences at the University of Utah and Salt Lake City area.