Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Neuropsychiatry Section

Neuropsychiatry Section

Lillie Vandekar, BS

Lillie Vandekar BSLillie joined the Neuropsychiatry Section in August 2011 as a clinical research coordinator for Drs. Satterthwaite and Wolf. She works on multiple neuroimaging studies investigating reward system dysfunction across psychiatric disorders. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in biological and evolutionary science from Pennsylvania State University. Lillie has experience working with individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression in clinical and research settings.


  • Pennsylvania State University - BS, Psychology (Biological-Evolutionary Science Option)


  • Clinical Research Coordinator

Current Projects

  • Neuroimaging of Dimensional Reward Dysfunction in Adolescence (NODRA)
  • Functional Neuroimaging of Decision-Making and Reward Valuation Across Psychiatric Disorders (FNDM / FNDM-2)