Former Team Members

  • Katie Arora
    Katie Arora, a female-presenting individual

    Katie Arora is a first-year graduate student at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. In 2015 she received her Bachelor of Science in Health Management and Policy from Saint Louis University. She currently assists the TBI team through data processing and records management. She also partners on research projects at the University of Denver’s Institute for Human-Animal Connection.

  • Elizabeth Ahlers, MA
    Elizabeth Ahlers, a female-presenting individual

    Elizabeth Ahlers, MA is in the PsyD program at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She is currently on pre-doctoral psychology internship at Metro Community Provider Network in Colorado. Her research is exploring whether case management through the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado impacts recidivism for justice-involved individuals with brain injury. She also developed the data dictionary used for the REDCap database.

  • Ozy Aloziem
    Ozy Aloziem, a female-presenting individual

    Ozy Aloziem is a Masters student in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. She received B.A. degrees in Psychology and Anthropology from Creighton University. Until recently, her background has primarily been in psycho-anthropological research as it pertains to race, gender and sexuality.  Her current research involves examining access to education in vulnerable populations, minority overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice System's TBI population and positive youth development among individuals living in South Africa. Her research team role is to manage and maintain the TBI research pipeline. 

  • Thomas Eddy, MA
    Tom Eddy, a female-presenting individual

    Tom Eddy is a graduate of the forensic psychology master's program. Presently, he works for the Denver Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division as an intake worker, where he investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect. During his time working on the TBI project, he assisted in data entry. Additionally, he synthesized a snapshot of the dataset to better understand the population at hand. These data were published as a paper in The Colorado Psychologist, presented at the 2016 AP-LS conference, and also presented at the university's local research summit, DURAPS.

  • Aaron Gillespie
    Aaron Gillepsie, a male-presenting individual

    Aaron Gillespie is a 3rd year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program at Denver University's Graduate School of Professional Psychology. He is specializing in Trauma and Recovery. He received his B.S. in Psychology from Sam Houston State University prior to earning his M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Aaron is currently a student clinician with the TBI in Criminal Justice team who administers neuropsychological screenings at one of the participating sites.

  • Amber Graf
    Amber Graf, a female-presenting individual

    Amber Graf is a Montana native currently in her second year of the Forensic Psychology program. She is the database manager for the TBI project and has enjoyed being involved in the many aspects of this project.

  • Moses Gur, MA
    Moses Gur, a male-presenting individuals

    Moses Gur, MA, is currently the Policy Associate for the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council. He is a graduate from the University of Denver's Masters of Forensic Psychology program where he studied the intersection criminal justice and mental health and worked on various projects including curriculum development for the TBI Project. 

  • Dani Hamilton, MS
    Dani Hamilton, a female-presenting individual

    Dani is a student in the PsyD program at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She previously worked on the TBI grant as a senior research assistant and on the Concussion Biomarker project as part of the data entry team. Dani is now working as the student marketing chair for the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at the University of Denver.

  • Emily Harrington
    Emily Harrington, a female-presenting individual

    Emily Harrington is a third year in the Clinical PsyD program at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She is a student clinician and administers neuropsychological screenings at one of the participating sites. Her clinical interests include the providing psychological services to children, adolescents, families, and Spanish-speaking clients, in addition to learning about the human animal connection.

  • Angela Ho
    Angela Ho, a female-presenting individual

    Angela Ho is a California native. She is currently an Undergraduate senior at the University of Denver, working towards a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in International Studies. She works with the TBI Research team through data entry.

  • Haley Potts
    Haley Potts, a female-presenting individual

    Haley Potts is an Alabama native in her second year of the Forensic Psychology Master's program. Haley works on the data entry team. She is also a student clinician at Denver FIRST's outpatient competency restoration program.

  • Carolyn Raffel
    Carolyn Raffel, a female-presenting individual

    Carolyn is a Miami, FL native and a second year Forensic Psychology Master's student at the University of Denver. She has served as her cohort's Graduate Student Association of Professional Psychology representative two years running. She is happy to be a part of the Data Entry team on the TBI project.

  • Katie Tousley
    Katie Tousley, a female-presenting individual

    Katie Tousley is currently a graduate student in the University of Denver's School of Social Work program. She works with the TBI Research Team through records management and data entry. 

  • Mimiko Watanabe, MA
    Mimiko Watanabe, a female-presenting individual

    Mimiko Watanabe, MA, is in the PsyD program at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She was a research team assistant for the TBI grant, and had record keeping and data entry duties. She has since transitioned to a role as a student clinician, continuing her work with the TBI grant.

  • Jerrold Yeo
    Jerrold Yeo, a male-presenting individual

    Jerrold Yeo is from the Graduate School of Professional Psychology Psy.D. program and he was previously a researcher and clinician on the TBI project, collaborating with and mentoring other members as well as performing neuropsychological screens at various locations in the justice system. He is currently on his pre-doctoral internship at Tulane University and is in the process of applying for postdoctoral fellowships in Neuropsychology/Rehabilitation Psychology.