Cecelia Petrarca

Title: Clinical Research Assistant I
Lab: AM-FM (Autism & Functional Mapping Lab) / Steele Lab
Contact: Cecelia.Petrarca@hhchealth.org

Cecelia earned her BS in Biobehavioral Health with a minor in Psychology from Penn State University in May 2023. In January 2024, she joined both the AMFM and Steele Lab to work on the “Modulating Temporoparietal Junction Mentalizing-Related Activity in Autism Spectrum Disorder using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation” study. She is eager to gain valuable research experience in this position, and plans to either pursue a PhD in Neuroscience or attend Physician Assistant school in the future. In her free time, Cecelia loves listening to music, traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends.