Amy was a PhD student in the Soma Lab (2004-2009) and focused on the interactions between glucocorticoids and DHEA. She received Graduate Fellowships from NSERC and MSFHR. She also collaborated with Prof. Scott MacDougall-Shackleton (Univeristy of Western Ontario) to study how corticosterone and DHEA regulate adult neurogenesis. She was then an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph.
Amy is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Guelph in Ontario.