University of Ottawa

Keera Fishman is currently completing the fourth year of her MA-PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa, with an interest in pursuing a career as a Clinical Neuropsychologist. Keera began her graduate studies in 2015 in the Cognition and Anxiety Studies Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Ashbaugh. Keera has enjoyed working in diverse clinical research laboratories, ranging from social psychology to behavioural neuroscience.

Her doctoral dissertation involves exploring the impact of apathy on memory and executive function after stroke. She is collaborating with the Neuropsychology, Parkinson’s disease, and Neuroinformatics platforms this summer as part of a research-based practicum placement with ONDRI.