Hillary is a research scientist bridging research efforts between IHSI, the Biomedical Imaging Center at the Beckman Institute, and Carle Health System. Her primary focus is facilitating clinical and translational neuroimaging and neuroscience research collaboration. She is involved in grant writing, project development, design, data collection, analysis, and dissemination of results. Through IHSI, she works closely with scientists, physicians, and engineers to ensure the success of ongoing and new cross-institution collaborations in the field of neuroscience.
Hillary received her bachelor's degree in psychology and French literature from the University of Notre Dame, her master's degree in experimental psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and her PhD in cognition and brain sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology.