Jess Baker, Ph.D.
About The Author:
Jess Baker, Ph.D., is a newly-appointed Lecturer at the Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. She completed her Ph.D. on the friendships of children with anxiety disorders at Macquarie University, Sydney, and has published several high-quality papers on the topic.
Dr. Baker is engaging in several collaborative research activities in child and adult mental health with Australian-born refugee and migrant populations. She is also interested in the child experience of dementia, and is leading the development of an educational program for children about dementia alongside a team of academics, teachers, consumers, and children.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.