Loren McCullough is a senior research assistant at the HOPE National Resource Center at Tufts Medical Center. With a background in early developmental psychology and health research, Loren has worked with Boston-area projects with teams from Boston Children’s Hospital and The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, focusing on how experiences shape the brain and how future health outcomes are associated with early experience. As a part of the HOPE team, Loren has conducted trainings for facilitators, stakeholders, and public audiences with the goal of assisting HOPE implementation in its many different forms. Loren received her B.A in Psychology from Boston University in 2020, where she graduated summa cum laude with minors in English and Deaf Studies.