Desiree recently graduated from York University with a B.Sc. Honours degree in Biomedical Science Stream and Psychology. Desiree completed her Independent Research Project under the supervision of Dr. Fitzpatrick, in which she compared sleep measures between Borderline Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder comorbid Posttraumatic Stress Disorder patients. She has prior experience in the fields of neuroscience, studying Autism Spectrum Disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disorders. Desiree hopes to pursue a career in Clinical Neuropsychology where she will continue to research and work with individuals with severe mental illness. Desiree is specifically interested in researching mood disorders as well as sleep and memory dysfunction within various populations. She is also interested in treatment and multimodal interventional research.