Mariah Schumacher

Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry

Mariah Schumacher

Contact Info

schum605@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-0195

Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry


BS, Psychology, University of Minnesota-Duluth

Summary

Mariah joined the Department of Psychiatry as a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator in the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) lab in August, 2017. She previously held a role with the Mobile Neuroscience Lab for UMD Neuroscience outreach.

Mariah has a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Science from the University of Minnesota - Duluth.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2017- Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grant (UROP) for the research project "Empathic Response and Sub-Clinical Psychopathy" 
  • 2016- Outstanding Student Employee - KUMD

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Mariah's primary research interests include neural development, cognition, psychoneuroimmunology, and neural correlates of consciousness. She plans to attend graduate school for a PhD in Neuroscience.

Publications

  1. Schumacher, M.J., Hjelle, R., & Lloyd, R. (November, 2017). Autonomic and central correlates of empathic response and sub-clinical psychopathy as reflected in heart rate variability and cerebral activity. Poster session presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference, Washington, D.C.
  2. Schumacher, M.J., Hjelle, R., & Lloyd, R. (April, 2017). Empathic Response and Sub-Clinical Psychopathy. Poster session presented at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Memphis, TN
  3. Mrkonjich, M., Schumacher, M., Warneke, B. (April, 2016). Parenting Style and its Effect on Children's Adult Romantic Relationships. Poster session presented at the Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Superior, WI.