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


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