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Shahd Smadi MA

Shahd Smadi
  • Research Associate, REWARD Lab
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • ssmadi2 [at]
  • (312) 355-5652
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:518

Shahd received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois Chicago in the Spring of 2020. She recently obtained her master’s from the University of Chicago. She has been involved in the research of neuropharmacology since her time as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois Chicago. Shahd is interested in understanding the effects of brain injury and substance use on behavior.

  • Neuropsychology, Neuropharmacology, PMDD, Behavioral Neuroscience

  • Brain-Behavior Markers of Reward and Drug Effects in Young Adults (Dr. Natania Crane)

  • Hamidovic, A., Smadi, S., & Davis, J. (2023). Late Luteal Subphase Food Craving Is Enhanced in Women with Obesity and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). Nutrients, 15(23), 5000.

    Hamidovic, A., Cho, S., Smadi, S., & Davis, J. (2024). Visuospatial Function in Women with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Journal of clinical medicine, 13(7), 2004.