- About Amy
Amy Deep-Soboslay is Section Head, Clinical Diagnostics for the Postmortem Brain Tissue Collection at the Lieber Institute. Amy manages all demographic and clinical data for the collection. She conducts retrospective clinical reviews for every brain donor, which include family informant interviews with the next-of-kin, psychiatric records, toxicological analysis, neuropathological exams, medical examiner data, and summarizes all of these data into psychiatric narrative summaries, in order to determine lifetime psychiatric diagnoses for every case. Amy earned her B.A. in psychology from Loyola University in Baltimore, MD, and her master’s degree in counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Amy joined the Lieber Institute in 2013 after serving as the Study Coordinator of the NIMH Brain Tissue Collection from 2001-2013, where she gained specialized expertise in postmortem clinical diagnosis under the supervision of Dr. Joel Kleinman, and received the NIMH Director’s Award.