Hayley Ripperger

Hayley Ripperger is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh in the joint Clinical and Biological Health Psychology Program and a member of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, a collaborative training program with Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015, where she studied Psychology, Political Science, and Writing. Hayley’s research focuses on the relationship between brain health and physical health in the context of aging, with particular interest in cardiovascular mechanisms. In her free time, Hayley enjoys hanging out with her husband, drinking coffee, watching movies, and reading sci-fi/fantasy novels.