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Alisha EppsAlisha Epps

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3587
Fax: 509.777.None listed
Office Location: Dixon Hall 205
Email: aepps@whitworth.edu

Education

BS in Experimental Psychology-University of South Carolina PhD in Neuroscience-Emory University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2015

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Behavioral Neuroscience, with a focus in depression and epilepsy comorbidities

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Epps, SA, Drummond, C*, & Kliamovich, D* (Apr 2017). Antidepressant Effects of Exercise in a Rodent Model of Depression and Epilepsy Comorbidity. Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA, 2017. Epps, SA & Weinshenker, D (Apr 2016). Genetic Analysis of a Rodent Model of Depression and Epilepsy Comorbidity. Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 2016. Epps SA, Kahn AB*, Holmes PV, Boss-Williams KA, Weiss JM, Weinshenker D (2013). Antidepressant and anticonvulsant effects of exercise in a rat model of epilepsy and depression comorbidity. Epilepsy & Behavior 29(1): 47-52. PMID: 23933912 Epps SA, Weinshenker D (2012). Rhythm and blues: Animal models of epilepsy and depression comorbidity. Biochemical Pharmacology 85(2): 135-146. PMID: 22940575 Epps SA, Tabb KD, Lin SJ*, Kahn AB*, Javors MA, Boss-Williams KA, et al (2012). Seizure susceptibility and epileptogenesis in a rat model of epilepsy and depression co-morbidity. Neuropsychopharmacology 37(13): 2756-2763. PMID: 22871911 Lin SJ*, Epps SA, West CH, Boss-Williams KA, Weiss JM, Weinshenker D (2012). Operant psychostimulant self-administration in a rat model of depression. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior 103(2): 380-385. PMID: 2301038 Schroeder J, Epps SA, Grice T*, Weinshenker D (2013). The Selective Dopamine ß-Hydroxylase Inhibitor Nepicastat Attenuates Multiple Aspects of Cocaine-Seeking Behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology 38(6): 1032-1038. PMID: 23303068