Rebecca Hommer, M.D.

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Program Director
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Division of Clinical Research
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EPPIC-Net, HEAL Initiative, Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID), and Pediatric Research

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Dr. Hommer is a Program Director in the Division of Clinical Research, where she serves as part of the Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC-Net) team and oversees a portfolio of projects at the intersection of psychiatry and neurology.  Dr. Hommer received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and she  completed residency and fellowship training in adult, child, and adolescent psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine's Solnit Integrated Training Program. Her post-doctoral research included studies of the effects of acute stress on adolescent decision-making, attention biases associated with irritability, and longitudinal outcomes in irritable youth. Prior to joining NINDS, Dr. Hommer worked as a staff clinician at the National Institute of Mental Health's Intramural Research Program.