Rebecca Berman

Rebecca Berman, Ph.D.

Health Program Specialist


Dr. Rebecca Berman is a Health Program Specialist with the Repair and Plasticity Cluster. Prior to joining the Cluster in 2019, she was a Staff Scientist at the National Institute of Mental Health, first in the Child Psychiatry Branch and then in the Laboratory of Neuropsychology. She earned a BA in Cognitive Science from Vassar College and PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, and subsequently conducted postdoctoral research at the National Eye Institute. Her research experience includes the use of neurophysiological and imaging techniques to study the cortical and subcortical circuits involved in sensorimotor transformations, and efforts to understand how these circuits are altered in disorders such as schizophrenia.