Mackenna Hill

PhD Student

I have always been interested in how the brain functions. I became involved with the brain in a research setting at the University of Michigan Depression and Anxiety clinic where I worked to develop a computer training to help treat Social Anxiety Disorder and PTSD. Although I have yet to find my research topic here at Duke, the more involved in research I get, the more excited I become. A Ph.D. allows me to work with what excites me, and while an important career goal is to earn a living, I believe it is even more important to do what you love.

 Aside from the brain, I enjoy snowboarding, music, hiking, dirtbiking, reading, games, and a whole lot more!

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  • B.S.E. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan (2017)