Research Team 

Chalise Carlson, M.A.

Study Coordinator 

Chalise Carlson is the Study Coordinator/Research Assistant across all the studies in the Gould Lab. Chalise received her M.A. in Research and Experimental Psychology from San José State University.  Chalise has experience in researching the topics of depression, anxiety, geriatric use of technology, attention, multi-tasking, memory, sleep, and wakefulness.  Her current role includes recruiting and enrolling participants in the Lab's ongoing studies, performing data analysis, preparing literature and materials, designing procedures and materials for use in the lab and interacting with all the Gould Lab patients and participants.

Ana Jessica (AJ) Alfaro, M.A.

 VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Geropsychology Pre-Doctoral Intern

 

AJ Alfaro completed a 6-month rotation in the GRECC and worked on several research and clinical demonstration projects with Dr. Gould. AJ will be receiving her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University upon completion of her pre-doctoral psychology internship in August 2020. She will be the incoming Advanced Fellow in Geriatrics at the GRECC this fall (2020-2022).

Lauren Anker, PhD

Mental Illness Research and Treatment (MIRT) Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Dr. Anker works with Dr. Gould on two projects as a study assessor completing structured clinical interviews in two ongoing intervention trials.

Christina Chick, PhD

Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Dr. Chick works with Dr. Gould on two projects as a study assessor completing structured clinical interviews in two ongoing intervention trials.