Evan Giangrande - Alumnus

Evan is a Ph.D. candidate in clinical psychology, with a concentration in quantitative psychology, at the University of Virginia. After graduating from Georgetown with a degree in psychology and English in 2014, he spent two years as a Post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellow at NIMH's Clinical and Translational Neuroscience Branch, studying cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. At UVA, Evan researches complex interactions of genetic and environmental factors that drive the development of cognitive ability. He also collaborates with molecular researchers at the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics to examine gene-gene interactions in schizophrenia. Evan has received graduate fellowships from the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation. Clinically, he is interested in severe mental illness (especially psychotic disorders) and integrated behavioral health care.