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Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Aliyah Snyder. Aliyah was an Olympic hopeful in the sport skeleton when she suffered one too many concussions. This impaired her for more than a year and she had to live at home with her parents. Now she is doing well and is a doctoral student focused on helping people with concussions.
Aliyah Snyder

CHP student wins prestigious Neuropsychology award

  • Aliyah Snyder, a fifth year Ph.D. student, has been awarded the 2015 Benton Meier Award in Neuropsychology! Supported by the American Psychological Foundation, the goal of the program is to encourage and enhance the development of talented students in neuropsychology.
  • Aliyah’s research focus is on recovery from traumatic brain injury, the role of exercise in improving neurorecovery, and the contribution of genomic variation.