Irene Esteban-Cornejo, PhD

Irene Esteban Cornejo, Ph.D (Segovia, 1988), earned her bachelor in Sport Sciences (2010) and her doctoral degree at Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain (2014). Her predoctoral research was focused on examining the influence of lifestyle behaviors and health-related markers on academic and cognitive performance in children and adolescents.  She joined the PROFITH research group in 2015 as a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Granada, Spain. Recently, she continued as a Postdoctoral Fellow (2018) in the Center for Cognitive and Brain Health at Northeastern University, Boston. Her Postdoctoral Research focuses on exploring the effects of exercise and health-related markers on brain structure and function and cognition. In her free time, Ire is always up for new and active adventures. She loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, and meeting new people.