Clinical Psychology Seattle

Experience: Research

Research is one of the many tools available to advance our knowledge of human behavior. I have participated in research throughout my graduate school training, and for some time afterward.

Research Psychologist, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, 10/92 - 9/94.

Consulting Psychologist to the USC/St. Barnabas Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis and Treatment Center. Neuropsychological assessment. Supervision of student trainees in neuropsychological assessment. Formulation and execution of multidisciplinary research on Alzheimer's Disease.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Geriatric Psychology, University of California - Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, 10/90 - 10/92.

Psychological and neuropsychological assessment; psychoeducation; individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy with older adults in inpatient, outpatient and day treatment settings. Research and manuscript preparation in areas of subclinical markers of Alzheimer's disease, premorbid prediction of IQ, and genetic influences on cognition.

Research Assistant, University of Southern California, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, 6/85 - 9/89.

Substance abuse prevention research. Development of health education curricula, questionnaires, data analysis, manuscript preparation, grant writing and dissemination of research findings at professional conferences.

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