Dr. Melissa Pangelinan, Ph.D.
Dr. Pangelinan is an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University. She completed her Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with a concentration in motor development at the University of Maryland. She completed post-doctoral training at the University of Toronto to study changes in the brain and body during adolescence.
Dr. Pangelinan is dedicated to identifying age-appropriate (and fun!) interventions to promote motor skill development and competence in children and adolescents. Her research utilizes a variety of imaging techniques including MRI and EEG as well as cognitive and motor assessments.
In her free time, Dr. Pangelinan loves to cook and entertain friends. She loves exploring new places and new foods abroad. She also enjoys playing sports and going on adventures with her puppy. Excitingly, Dr. Pangelinan just gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl Saphina!
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