Lynn McGoey, Ph.D.

Lynn McGoey, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Success LI and Associate Professor

Psychology LI
Childhood or Adolescence Special Education LI


Long Island

  • 631.687.1277
  • O'Connor Hall, Room N303


Ph.D., Biopsychology, Stony Brook University, 2008

M.A., Psychology, Stony Brook University, 2005

B.A., Biology and Psychology, Washington & Jefferson College, 2003

Scholarly & Professional Interests

My research interests are currently focused in the area physiological and health psychology investigating the role of health-promoting and health-inhibiting behaviors on development and the aging process.

Select Publications

Shapiro, L.A., Bialowas-McGoey, L.A., &Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2010). Effects of S100B on Serotonergic Plasticity and Neuroinflammation in the Hippocampus in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: Studies in an S100B Overexpressing Mouse Model. Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology. Volume 2010

Bialowas-McGoey, L.A., Lesicka, A., & Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2008). Vitamin E Increases S100B Mediated Microglial Activation in an S100B-overexpressing mouse model of pathological aging. Glia, 56(16): 1780-1790.

McNamara, I.M., Borella, A.W., Bialowas, L.A. & Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2008). Further studies in the developmental hyperserotonemia model (DHS) of autism: Social, behavioral and peptide changes. Neuropsychopharmacology, 1189: 203-214.