Simay Inci Ipek graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Neuroscience and Psychology. At UPenn, she worked with Dr. Melissa Hunt on testing the acceptability and efficacy of a self-help mobile app for Irritable Bowel Syndrome patients called Zemedy. This mobile app delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to IBS patients and was compared to an educational and relaxation training control app designed by the research team. She also worked in Dr. Ayelet Ruscio’s Anxiety and Depression lab to investigate the behavioral manifestations of the comorbidity of Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. At MGH, Simay wishes to improve her research skills and knowledge on anxiety and mood disorders. After MGH, Simay hopes to attend a Ph.D. program in the field of Clinical Psychology.