Neuropsychology Traumatic Brain Injury Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological assessment, Psychological Assessment, Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Functioning, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, Post Concussion Syndrome, Independent Medical Exam, adolescents, adults,

Expert Witness No. 2365




Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology   November 2005                  
Ohio University, Athens, OH (APA Full Accreditation)
Specialty Track: Health
Advisor: Julie A. Suhr, Ph.D.
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology   August 2002                                                    
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Specialty Track: Health
Advisor: Julie A. Suhr, Ph.D.


Bachelor of Arts   January 1998
The City University of New York/ The College of Staten Island        
Staten Island, New York


Postdoctoral Neuropsychology Resident   September 2005 – August 2007
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University
School of Medicine (APA accredited) – Detroit, MI

Psychology Intern   August 2004 – August 2005
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System,
Neuropsychology Track (APA accredited) – Tucson, AZ


State of Arizona   May 2010 – Present
State of Michigan (Inactive)   October 2007 – August 2010


Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology,   April 2012
American Board of Professional Psychology/
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology


Private Practice   June 2010 – Present
Oro Valley/Tucson, AZ

•    Neuropsychological and psychological independent medical exams
•    Worker’s compensation evaluations
•    Forensic neuropsychological evaluations
•    Record reviews
•    Case consultation

Staff Neuropsychologist   February 2009 – Present
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System – Tucson AZ

•    Lead Neuropsychologist for a VA health care system.
•    Conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations.
•    Handles all referrals for neuropsychological evaluations and cognitive assessments.
•    Provides supervision to psychology interns.
•    Provides consultation to other health care providers regarding issues related to cognition and behavior.
•    Serves as a consultant to other disciplines in the health care system regarding brain behavior relationships

Staff Neuropsychologist/Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation   August 2007 – February 2009
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University School of Medicine – Detroit, MI

•    Lead neuropsychologist for the neuroscience, spinal cord injury, and general acute inpatient rehabilitation programs.
•    Provided outpatient/inpatient neuropsychological assessments including independent
medical examinations, worker’s compensation evaluations, and legal consultation.
•    Provided outpatient/inpatient neuropsychological and psychological treatment services for traumatic brain injury, physical rehabilitation, and stroke programs.
•    Provided psychological evaluations and treatment for chronic pain patients.
•    Provided supervision for predoctoral neuropsychology trainees and postdoctoral neuropsychology residents in an APA/APPCN accredited training program.
•    Provided formal didactic training to neuropsychology residents and trainees on topics related to neuroanatomy, neurological disorders, and general issues related to neuropsychological assessment.
•    Provided clinical training in neurobehavioral functioning and psychological factors to medical residents.


Joint Committee on Interprofessional Relations:2009-2011                            

ASHA and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association


Ad Hoc Reviewer:
The Clinical Neuropsychologist   2010 – Present
Psychological Assessment   2011 – Present


Del Harder Student Research Award   2006 & 2007
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University
School of Medicine

Graduate Teaching Associate Award   2004
Ohio University


Teaching Associate                    

Winter Quarter      2004
Spring Quarter      2004
Fall Quarter         2003
Winter Quarter     2002
•    Served as primary instructor for Personality Theory, Abnormal Psychology, and Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences.  


American Psychological Association   2010 – Present
APA Division 40: Clinical Neuropsychology   2012 – Present    
International Neuropsychological Society   2005 – Present
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology   2007 – Present
National Academy of Neuropsychology   2012 – Present    
Arizona Neuropsychological Society   2012 – Present


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Published Abstracts

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