The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenges graduate students to communicate their research in three minutes or less in non-specialist language. Contestants represent a diverse array of disciplines and areas of study, and reflect the passion and thirst for discovery common among all of Iowa's graduate students.
Alyssa is a PhD student in the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations. Alyssa specializes in Pediatric Neuropsychology, where she works with children experiencing complex medical, neurological, and psychiatric disorders. Specifically, Alyssa is interested in patients with acquired brain injury, oncology late effects, neurodegenerative disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders.