Tamara Hershey, PhD

Director, Neuroimaging Labs Research Center

James S. McDonnell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Director, McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience

Research Interests

Clinical and cognitive neuroscience of diabetes, obesity, Parkinson's disease, and Wolfram syndrome

Link to Publications

Education History


Washington University in St. Louis


Earlham College


Society for Neuroscience
American Diabetes Association
Academic Women’s Network
Scientific Advisor, The Snow Foundation
Scientific Advisory Board, The Clayco Foundation


2021 Honor Roll Award, Academy of Educators, Washington University School of Medicine
2020 Distinguished Investigator Award, The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research
2013 Service Award, Academic Women’s Network