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Michelle Sheena BS

Michelle Sheena
  • MD/PhD Student
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • msheen3 [at]
  • (312) 413-5056
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:438

Michelle is currently a graduate student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at UIC. She graduated from Tulane University in 2016 with a BS in Neuroscience, and double minors in Spanish and Studio Art. Michelle is working under a joint mentorship between Dr. Katie Burkhouse and Dr. Olusola Ajilore; her research in the Burkhouse/Ajilore lab focuses on family history of psychopathology and dysfunctional neural responses (fMRI/EEG). She is also interested in data visualization, health humanities, and medical education.

  • psychiatry

    Mood and anxiety disorders; neuroimaging; functional connectivity; child and adolescence; health humanities; medical education; visualization

  • Sheena, M.K., Jimmy, J., Burkhouse, K.L., Klumpp, H. (2021). Anterior Cingulate Cortex Activity During Attentional Control Corresponds with Rumination in Depression and Social Anxiety. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 

    Duttweiler, H., Sheena, M.K., Feurer, C., & Burkhouse, K.L. (2021). The Effects of Rumination on Internalizing Symptoms in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Mothers and their Offspring: A Brief Report. Cognition & Emotion. 

    McAleer, J., Stewart, L., Shepard, R., Sheena, M., Stange, J., Leow, A., Klumpp, H., Ajilore, O. (Under Review). Neuromodulatory Effects of Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Modulation on Emotion Regulation in Internalizing Psychopathologies. Clinical Neurophysiology. 

    Kaylan, K.B., Russel, S.M., Justice, C.N., Sheena, M.K., Hirshfield, L.E., Heiman, H.L., & Curry, R.H. (2021). Applying  the  Lean  Startup  Method  to  Structure  Project-Based,  Student-Driven  Curricular  Enhancements. Teaching and Learning in Medicine.

Date Released Title Source
10/14/2021 12th Annual (Virtual) Research Extravaganza Poster Winners Extravaganza 2021