Aaina is a research assistant for the Division of Schizophrenia Research. She received her Master’s in Research and Experimental Psychology from New York University where the focus of her study was the effects of delusional content among people with first episode psychosis. Following graduation she worked at the NYU Langone Medical Center, researching first episode psychosis with comorbid mood disorders. Aaina is currently working on a conduct disorder research study, as well as a visual remediation study. Aaina has several research interests, some of which include schizophrenia spectrum disorders, first episode psychosis and risk factors for substance-abuse.