Ryan McCarty, MS, is a is a doctoral student in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. Ryan earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2016. He is currently under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph McNamara. Ryan has been chosen as the recipient of the research pilot grant for July 2021. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, we are delighted to award this grant to help forward his research.