Clinical Specialties : Neuropsychology Division

Neuropsychology Training

Training

The Division is a major training site in neuropsychology. The Neuropsychology Training and Research Program is actively engaged in graduate teaching and supervision of doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in clinical neuropsychology. All members of the division are involved in research. Many studies are interdisciplinary involving collaboration with other Neurology faculty as well as other member of the medical school community. Several projects in the division are supported by grants from private foundations and federal agencies. Ongoing research interests include studies of:

  • Cognitive and behavioral subtypes in Parkinson’s disease
  • Imaging and biomarkers underlying cognitive and motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury (TBI), Amyiotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cognitive outcome following shunt placement in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Cognitive correlates of vascular dementia
  • Identification of early risk factors associated with cognitive change
  • Effects of hypothermia treatment on outcome in TBI
  • Neuropsychological changes following exposure to Marine toxins