Mount St. Joseph University

Psychology Alum Works at Neurodevelopmental Disorders Lab at University of South Carolina

Behavioral and Natural Sciences, Psychology, Alumni

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Debra Reisinger graduated from Mount St. Joseph University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She became a graduate student in School Psychology at University of South Carolina. Debra is in a doctoral (PhD) program in School Psychology.

She works in the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Lab at USC.  She conducts research on language impairments in adolescents with autism and Fragile X Syndrome. Debra conducts clinical assessments and collects cortisol and blood samples for genetic research.

She says, “Through the Mount's psychology program, I was continuously challenged, inspired, and guided toward my career path in psychology. I developed excellent research, clinical, and practical skills in a variety of environments, including classes, co-op, and practicum opportunities. The faculty were exceptionally supportive and knowledgeable.”