Dr. Nicole Logan (she/her) | Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Core Faculty, Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program
Ryan Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

CV | Google Scholar | ResearchGate | Email | Faculty Page 

Nicole is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP), and in the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at URI. She completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at Northeastern University, in the Center for Cognitive and Brain Health. Before that, she received her M.S. in Psychology, and a B.S. double-majoring in Psychology & Exercise Sciences, at The University of Auckland in New Zealand. Nicole's research investigates the effects of health factors such as physical activity, fitness, and adiposity, on mental health, cognition, and brain structure and function throughout the lifespan. Outside the lab, she can be found coaching water polo, watching basketball, attending group fitness classes, running, and enjoying the outdoors. 

 Graduate Students: 

Janis Gaudreau (they/them)
PhD Student | INP
Lab Manager

Michelle Lim
PhD Student | INP

Haley Forbes
PhD Student | KIN
Starting Fall 2024!

Kane Woods
Master's Student | INP
Starting Fall 2024!

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows: 

Victoria Fisher
University of Alaska
Health Sciences
2024 ANSEP

Charlotte Imperio (she/her)
University of Rhode Island
Clinical Neuroscience
2024 SURF 

Graduate Research Assistants:

Neuroscience: 

Abbie Levinson

Alex Seng

Speech Language Pathology

Elena Esposito

Julia Cerveira-Bianchi



  


Undergraduate Research Assistants:

Kinesiology: 

Cayla Cajilig (ABM, Fall 2024)

Jenna Riley 

Neuroscience

Charlotte Imperio

Alexa Calderon

Angela Marses

Elixis Grela

Nikki Fernando

Biology

Kelly McCormick

Maya Fraenza


Alumni

Erynn Field
MS Kinesiology 2024

Grace Heppes
BS Clinical Neuroscience 2024

Abbie Smith
BS Clinical Neuroscience 2024

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Jillian Pencinger
BS Kinesiology 2023

Julia Wolf
MS Cognitive Neuroscience 2023






  


Lab Photos:

Pawtucket Brain Fair: March 2024

Pawtucket Brain Fair: March 2024

URI 2nd Annual Neuroscience Symposium: April 2024

Annual Walking Lab Meeting: April 2023

Annual Walking Lab Meeting: April 2024

Installing and training for our brand new DXA Scanner! December 2023

Grad Students in the Lab: November 2023

Janis Gaudreau
INP Master's Defence: April 2024

EEG Lab Training: September 2023

Alexa Calderon & Janis Gaudreau
URI 2nd Annual Neuroscience Symposium: April 2024

Michelle Lim
URI 2nd Annual Neuroscience Symposium: April 2024

Michelle Lim & URI President Marc Parlange
College of Health Sciences Research Night: April 2024

Erynn Field
College of Health Sciences Research Night: April 2024