Lab Managers/Study Coordinators

Mary Smirnova, Lab Manager, Study Coordinator 

Mary graduated from UC Irvine with a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior. After college, Mary was a research fellow at UC Irvine, where she studied how positive emotion impacts moral decision-making. Mary is continuing her passion for research at THRIVE Lab before applying to graduate school to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. In her down time, she enjoys lifting weights, traveling and exploring San Francisco. 

Paige Tripp, Study Coordinator

 Paige grew up in San Francisco and holds a Bachelor's Degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish from George Washington University. With a particular passion for PTSD and other trauma-related illnesses, she hopes to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology and related fields. When not studying, Paige enjoys baking, exploring the City, singing and traveling!