Kristin Murtha

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator


University of Virginia

Originally from Gladstone, New Jersey, Kristin joined the lab as a clinical research coordinator in June 2018. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Virginia with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Bioethics. At the BBL, Kristin is the lead coordinator for Dr. Satterthwaite’s longitudinal neuroimaging study mapping network development underlying executive dysfunction in adolescence. She was promoted to senior clinical research coordinator in 2020, and is currently working on a project examining the relationship between cognitive function and neighborhood-level socioeconomic status. She plans on pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology, researching the neural mechanisms that underlie symptoms of PTSD and the role of early childhood adversity. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys kickboxing, live music and baking elaborate desserts for her family and friends.

Fun Facts

    played tennis with stan smith (and lost)