Alexandra Walker,
Research Assistant

Alexandra walker is a research assistant in the S.C.O.R.E Lab. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Duquesne University, and a Pre-Medical Post Baccalaureate certificate from Georgetown University. She is currently working towards her Master of Health Science in Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.


  • Language performance over time in conjunction with neuroimaging
  • Longitudinal changes to language processing and emotional prosody following stroke
  • FLAIR hyperintense vessel rating to predict deficits and penumbra in acute stroke
  • Digital solutions for suicide prevention in adolescents


Stockbridge, M. D., Walker, A., Matchin, W., Breining, B. L., Fridriksson, J., Hillis, A. E., & Hickok, G. (2020). A double dissociation between plural and possessive ā€œsā€: Evidence from the Morphosyntactic Generation test. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1-8.
Meier, E. L., Sheppard, S. M., Goldberg, E. B., Head, C. R., Ubellacker, D. M., Walker, A., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Naming errors and dysfunctional tissue metrics predict language recovery after acute left hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychologia, 107651.
Suarez, A., Saxena, S., Oishi, K., Oishi, K., Walker, A., Rorden, C., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). Influence of age, lesion volume, and damage to dorsal versus ventral streams to viewer- and stimulus-centered hemispatial neglect in acute right hemisphere stroke. Cortex. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.12.030