Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Eric Corzine, PhD

Dr. Eric Corzine is a Traumatology Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow and recent PhD graduate from Tulane’s International Development program connected with the School of Law. Dr. Corzine has perfected the methodology forTransforming interviews into a list of truisms for consideration by the larger population.


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Amanda Heiderman, PhD Astrophysics and is a research Data-Scientists.

Dr. Amanda Heiderman has a PhD in Astrophysics and is a Data Scientist with 10+ years of experience who creatively developed, funded, led, and managed multiple independent research projects. Her analytical background allows her to identify and interpret trends between data sets as well as communicate the results.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Maha Hilal, PhD

Maha Hilal, PhD is the inaugural Michael Ratner fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.  She is also an organizer with Witness Against Torture and a steering committee member of the DC Justice for Muslims Coalition. Concurrent with these roles, Dr. Hilal is also a Co-Principle Investigator with the Torture Treatment Initiative out of Tulane University's Traumatology Institute.  


Annecie Noel, DO, M.Ed. is an Honorary Research Fellow

Dr. Noel is currently completing a residency program at Plainview/Northwell Health hospital in Long Island, New York. She recently graduated from Edward via College of Osteopathic Medicine with her medical degree. She has served as a New York City public school teacher after acquiring a Masters in Education. Dr. Noel is interested in understanding the effect of trauma on young adults' ability to learn in the classroom. 


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Jacob Y. Stein, PhD

Dr. Jacob Y. Stein, (Cobi), is a research fellow in the Israeli Center of Research excellence (I-CORE) for the investigation of mass trauma (, and a post-doctoral fellow under the supervision of Prof.  Charles R. Figley and Prof. Zahava Solomon. 

 Co-Principle Investigator: Violet Yeager, MSPH, DO'17 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Violet Yeager, DO, MSPH

Violet Yeager, has her DO and a MSPH from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine from the Department of Tropical Medicine. Has served as an active duty member of the United States military, has completed Harvard's Certificate Program in Refugee Trauma, and has been participating in research since 2005. Her interest is to understand the consequences of traumatic incidents, memories, and their relationship on the survivor.