“Mistake not aggression for strength, nor apathy for tolerance; discern between the critical and the intelligent. Do this and you shall be well-armed for academia.”

“Science is in Shalom with God when it is done with integrity, precision, and vigour.”

Research Interest

Joey’s research interest lies boardly in applying cognitive memory enhancement strategies to optimize therapeutic learning, and improve behavioural treatment outcomes for youth with mental illnesses.


Post-doc research fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for OCD, Anxiety, and related disorder for Children (JH-COACH).

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University.

Past Affiliations

Rissman Memory Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles (2012-2018) 

Gazzaley Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco (2010-2012)

Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory, San Francisco State University (2001-2006)