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Ekeate Ekpo

Ekaete Ekpo, BS in Psychology, IRTA

Ekaete Ekpo has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University, with a minor in visual arts. As an undergraduate, she engaged in a two-year qualitative research project on race and mentorship, as well as a 2022 NIDA summer internship focused on elucidating the cognitive effects of methamphetamine in rodents. She is now coordinating a study that investigates the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on depression. As she prepares for a career in psychiatry, she is excited to continue learning about the neurological and social implications of mood disorders.

Selected Publications & Presentations

Informing anti-racism practices for white mentors working with Black students. Fix RL, Silverstein MW, Ekpo EC, Ekpo E, & Toney A. 2022. Society for Psychology Study of Social Issues Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Impact of the Early COVID-19 Pandemic on Gender Participation in Academic Publishing in Radiation Oncology. Anabaraonye N, Tsai CJ, Saeed H, Chino, F, Ekpo E, Ahuja S, Garcia O, & Miller RC. 2021. Advances in Radiation Oncology, 7(2), 100845. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2021.100845. PMID: 35146216