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NIAAA Staff Profile


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Post-Baccalaureate IRTA Fellow

Rishika Shah, B.S.

Biographical Summary

Rishika Shah graduated from Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University in December 2022 with a B.S. in Psychology. During her time at ASU, she worked on several research projects focused on substance use, trauma exposure, and cognitive functioning. She developed an interest in pursuing research on alcohol and cannabis use expectancies, motives, and outcomes on cognitive functioning in vulnerable populations. She plans to further her research interests at the Human Psychopharmacology Lab and go on to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

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