Moniher (Monie) Deb is a clinical research coordinator at PolicyLab and the Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Monie joined Dr. Alix Timko's research team in 2021 as a member of the Shifting Perspectives 2.0 study.
Monie graduated from Swarthmore College in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in both psychology and biology. She has previously worked as a research specialist in a molecular and cancer biology lab, where she examined the underlying mechanisms of genomic stability in BRCA mutant cancers, using various CRISPR based genetic screens. Monie plans to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology and aspires to be a behavioral neuropsychologist, focusing on the behavioral and neural mechanisms behind poor cognitive functioning, decision-making, and habit formation in relation to eating disorders and related diagnoses.