2022 – present

Postdoctoral Fellow

McLean Hospital, Division of Depression and Anxiety, Belmont MA                       

Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston MA                          

Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston MA

2018 -2021

Graduate Student Researcher/ Teaching Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI       

Selected Support

2023 Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program, Anxiety and Depression Association of America

2023      Rose Traveling Fellowship, Harvard T Chan School of Public Health

2023       Mental Health Research Scholar Award, Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation

2023 Early Career Investigator Travel Award, Society for Biological Psychiatry

2022       T32 Fellowship in Psychiatric Genetics and Translational Research, National Institutes of Health, Harvard Training Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

2022        Postdoctoral Research Fund Award, Harvard Data Science Institute

2021        Trauma Psychology Grant, American Psychological Foundation

2021        APF / COGDOP scholarship, American Psychological Foundation

2020   TL1 NRSA Predoctoral Trainee (renewed), National Institutes of Health


20. Webb, E.K., Timmer-Murillo, S., Huggins, A.A., Tomas, C.W., deRoon-Cassini, T., & Larson, C.L.,(2023). Attributional negativity bias and acute stress disorder symptoms mediate the relationship between trauma history and future PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress, in press.

20. Harb, F., Bird, C.M., Webb, E.K., Torres, L., deRoon-Cassini, T.A., & Larson, C.L. (2023). Racial discrimination increases vulnerability to PTSD after a traumatic injury via peritraumatic dissociation. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, in press.

19. Fitzgerald, J., Webb, E.K., & Sangha, S. (2023). Psychological and physiological correlates of stimulus discrimination in adults. Psychophysiology, in press.

18. Vanden Broecke, B., Abraham, L., Webb, E.K., Schneider, M., & Fast, C.D. (2023). Can personalities save lives? Evidence for repeatable differences in activity and anxiety in African pouched rats (Cricetomys ansorgei). Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

17. Webb, E.K., Etter, J.A., & Kwasa, J.A. (2022). Addressing racial and phenotypic bias in human neuroscience methods. Nature Neuroscience.

16. Webb, E.K.*, Douglas, R.*, & Cardenas-Inquiez, C.* (2022). Radically reframing studies on socioeconomic factors and neurobiology: a call for social justice-oriented neuroscience. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.

15. Tomas, C.W., Webb, E.K., Bennett, K.P., Huggins, A.A., Fitzgerald, J.M., Miskovich, T.A., Krukowski, J., deRoon-Cassini, T.A., & Larson, C.L.(2022). Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and the neurobiology of uncertainty in traumatically injured adults. Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science.

14. Webb, E.K.*, Ward, R.*, Mathew, A.S., Price, M., Weis, C., Trevino, C., deRoon-Cassini, & Larson, C. (2022). Role of Pain and Socioenvironmental Factors on PTSD Symptoms in Traumatically Injured Adults: A One-Year Prospective Study. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

13. Webb, E.K.*, Bird, C.M.*, de-Roon-Cassini, T., Weis, C., Huggins, A., Fitzgerald, J.M., Miskovich, T., Bennett, K., Krukowski, J., Torres, L., & Larson, C. (2021). Racial discrimination and resting-state functional connectivity of salience network nodes in traumatically injured adults. JAMA Network Open. (* co-first)

12. Weis, C.N., Huggins, A., Miskovich, T., Fitzgerald, J., Bennet, K., Krukowski, J., Webb, E.K., deRoon-Cassini, & Larson, C. (2021). Acute white matter integrity post-trauma and prospective PTSD symptoms. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

11. Fitzgerald, J.M.*, Webb, E.K.*, Weis, C., Huggins, A., Bennett, K., Parisi, E., Kallenbach, M., Krukowski, J., deRoon-Cassini, & Larson, C. (2021). Hippocampus resting-state functional connectivity forecasts individual PTSD symptoms: A data-driven approach. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

10. Webb, E.K.*, Weis, C.*, Huggins, A., Fitzgerlad, J.M., Bennett, K., Bird, C.M., Parisi E.A., Kallenbach, M., Miskovich, T., Krukowski, J., deRoon-Cassini, & Larson, C. (2021). Neural impact of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage in traumatically injured adults. Neurobiology of Stress.

9.  Weis, C.N., Webb, E.K., deRoon-Cassini, T.A., & Larson, C.L.(2021). Emotion dysregulation following trauma: shared neurocircuitry of traumatic brain injury and trauma-related psychiatric disorders. Biological Psychiatry.

8.   Weis, C.N.*, Webb, E.K.*, Huggins, A.A, Kallenbach, M., Miskovich, T.A., Fitzgerald, J.M, Bennett, K.P, Krukowski, J.L, deRoon-Cassini, T., & Larson, C.L. (2021). Stability of hippocampal subfield volumes after trauma and relationship to development of PTSD symptoms. Neuroimage.

7. Weis, C.N, Webb, E.K., Damiano, S., Larson, C.L., & deRoon-Cassini, T. (2021). Scoring the Life Events Checklist: comparison of three scoring methods. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

6. Bird, C.*, Webb, E.K.*, Schramm, A., Torres, L., Larson, C., & deRoon-Cassini, T. (2021). Racial discrimination is associated with acute post-traumatic stress symptoms and predicts future PTSD symptom severity in trauma-exposed Black American adults. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

*** Non-academic version of this research (R shiny app) was created for dissemination.

5. Webb, E.K., Weis, C., Huggins, A., Parisi, E., Bennett, K., Miskovich, T., Hanson, J., deRoon-Cassini, & Larson, C. (2021). Neighborhood disadvantage is associated with stable deficits in neurocognitive functioning in traumatically injured adults. Health and Place, 67, 102493.

4. Fried, A.*, Dunphy, C.*, Silverman, M.*, Webb, E.K.* (2020). Emerging issues in the responsible conduct of psychological science. Translational Issues in Psychological Sciences, 6(3), 191-195.

3. Webb, E.K.*, Huggins, A.*, Belleau, E., Taubitz, L., Hanson, J., deRoon-Cassini, T., & Larson, C. (2020). Altered resting-state functional connectivity of periaqueductal gray prospectively predicts posttraumatic stress symptoms. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 5(9), 891-900.

2. Webb, E. K., Saccardo, C. C., Poling, A., Cox, C., & Fast, C. D. (2020). Rapidly training African giant pouched rats (Cricetomys ansorgei) with multiple targets for scent detectionBehavioural Processes174, 104085.

1. Lewon, M., Webb, E.K., Brotheridge, S.M., Cox, C., & Fast, C. (2019). Behavioral skills training in scent detection research: interactions between trainer and animal behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52(3), 682-700. DOI: 10.1002/jaba.566.

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