Lily G. Gorman
Lily Gorman is a research and laboratory assistant at the Boston Center for Memory. She primarily assists the laboratory coordinator on clinical trials for Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's disease, and related dementias. She spends the majority of her time working with patients receiving infusions and processing laboratory materials. She hopes to also provide further assistance on other research studies at BCM.
Before starting at BCM, Lily worked as a Registered Behavior Technician to perform ABA therapy to children with autism spectrum disorders. She has also been employed as a Special Education Assistant for medically fragile middle and high school students.
Lily graduated in 2020 from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a double minor in Neuroscience and Spanish. She was involved with various research projects in both psychology and neuroscience during her time at Salve Regina University. Lily was the principal investigator for a developmental psychology study assessing the long-term cognitive effects that one’s childhood belief in Santa Claus has on their emotional intelligence as an adult. She will be presenting this research and findings at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Meeting.