Past PNNS Slide Presentations

(Arranged Chronologically by Presentation Date– Most Recent on Top)

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Determining Medication Treatment Response in ADHD:  Does Neuropsychological Impairment Matter?
James B. Hale, Ph.D. MEd, ABPdN
Center for Teaching Brain Literacy
Olympia, WA

Managing the Working Relationship with the Attorney When Conducting Forensic Evaluations  (Outline)
Managing the Working Relationship with the Attorney When Conducting Forensic Evaluations  (Articles)
Michael Filipovic
Federal Public Defender, Western Dist of WA
Seattle, WA

Treatment Resistant Anxiety:  Definition, Risk Factors and Treatment Challenges (Slides)
Treatment Resistant Anxiety:  Definition, Risk Factors and Treatment Challenges (Articles)
Peter Roy-Byrne, MD
Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Psychiatry
UW School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Effective Interventions for Dementia: Lessons From Montessori and Neuroscience

Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Center for Applied Research in Dementia,
Solon, OH

Complexities in the Assessment and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
Jacobus Donders, PhD, ABPP
Chief Psychologist, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital,
Grand Rapids, MI

Cross-Cultural Factors that Influence the Interpretation of Neuropsychological Testing Data
Desiree Byrd, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor, Neurology & Psychiatry,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
New York, NY

Pituitary Dysfunction Following Blast-related mTBI
Katie Pagulayan, Ph.D
VA Puget Sound- Seattle Division;
Assistant Professor, University of Washington,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Seattle, WA

Advancements In The Detection of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Emily Trittschuh, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, Univ of WA;
VA Puget Sound Health Care System,
Seattle, WA

Impact of Cancer and Cancer Related Treatments on Cognition
Monique Cherrier, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychology,
University of Washington,
Seattle, WA

Seven Common Flaws and Ethical Considerations in Forensic Neuropsychological Reports
Kyle Brauer Boone, PhD, ABPP-C,
Professor, California School of Forensic Studies,
Alliant International University,
Alhambra, CA

Research In Vascular Contributions to Cognition
Adam Brickman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology,
The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain,
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Executive Functioning Research In Children (Part I)
Executive Functioning Research In Children (Part II)
Adele Diamond, PhD, FRSC
Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience,
Dept. of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Supervision and Mentoring in Clinical Neuropsychology
Bernice A. Marcopulos, PhD, ABPP-CN
Assoc Prof, Dept. of Grad Psychology, James Madison University;
Assoc Prof, Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences,
Univ of Virginia School of Medicine

Common Sleep Problems in Pediatric Neuropsychology: Impact and Assessment
Dean Beebe, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics,
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
& University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,
Cincinnaati, OH

Contemplative Neurobiology and Brain Remodeling
John S. Wendt, M.D.
Federal Way Neurology & Headache Clinic
Federal Way, WA

Clinical Neuropsychology of Emotion: Integrating Theory and Practice
Yana Suchy, PhD, ABPP-CN
Assoc Prof, Univ of Utah

Promoting Healthy Socioemotional Development:  A Neuropsychologically Informed Approach
Erin Tone, PhD
Assoc Prof, Georgia State Univ

Advances in Brain Mapping in Patients Undergoing Neurosurgery
Jeff Ojemann, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

Assessing Effort in Neuropsychological Evaluations: Can Clinical Referrals Generate Forensic Reports?

Paul Kaufmann, JD, PhD, ABPP-CN

Practicing Attorney

Eugene, OR


The Interface Between Normal Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Diane Howieson, Ph.D., ABPP

OHSU Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Research Center

Portland, OR


The ‘Fun’damentals and Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology
Robert L. Heilbronner, PhD
Chicago Neuropsychology Group
Chicago, IL


“Seeing the forest for the trees”: Simultaneous interpretation of multiple test scores to reduce misdiagnosis
Brian L. Brooks, Ph.D., R.Psych
Dir, Ped Neuropsych Postdoc Fellowship Prog, Alberta Children’s Hospital
Adjunct Asst Prof, Depts of Pediatrics & Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Interpreting pediatric neuropsychological data: Curveballs and pitfalls
Jacobus Donders, PhD, ABPP
Chief Psychologist
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Grand Rapids, MI


Symptom Validity Tests in pediatric neuropsychology: Not just for adults anymore   
Brian L. Brooks, Ph.D., R.Psych
Dir, Ped Neuropsych Postdoc Fellowship Prog, Alberta Children’s Hospital
Adjunct Asst Prof, Depts of Pediatrics & Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Providing effective testimony about pediatric traumatic brain injury

Jacobus Donders, PhD, ABPP
Chief Psychologist
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Grand Rapids, MI

Ethical Business Practices in Neuropsychology in a Changing Healthcare Market

Mark Barisa, PhD, ABPP

Director of Neuropsychology Services.

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

Dallas, TX


Strategies for Repairing the Injured Brain

Bryan Kolb, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience

University of Lethbridge, Canada


Clinical Applications in Neurorehabilitation With Children and Adults:  Building on Principles of Neuroplasticity                                                    Interventions for Adults and Children with Attentional Difficulties

Catherine Mateer, PhD, ABPP/CN & Kim Kerns, PhD

Department of Psychology

University of Victoria, Canada

Reading List


I Test Therefore I am: Neuropsychology, Illiteracy, Low Education, and Non-English Speakers

Lidia Artiola, PhD, ABPP

Private Practice in Clinical & Forensic Neuropsychology

Tucson, AZ


Mirror Neurons, Social Cognition, and Autism

Raphe Bernier, PhD

Asst Prof, Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sci,

University of Washington,

Seattle WA


Functional Neuroanatomy: A Dual-Tiered Perspective (Part 1 and 2)

Leonard Koziol, PsyD, ABPN, ABPdN

The Neuroscience Center

Deerfield, IL


Assessing Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders Within a Dual-Tiered Context

Deborah Ely Budding, PhD, ABPN, ABPdN

Manhattan Beach, CA


Improving Employment Outcomes for Adolescents and Adults With Neuro-cognitive-behavioral Deficits

Kurt Johnson, PhD

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Washington Medical School

Seattle, WA


Profiles of 1,400 Patients Evaluated for FASD at the WA FAS Diagnostic & Prevention Network by Interdisciplinary Teams using the 4-Digit Code (Parts 1 and 2)

Susan Astley, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology/Pediatrics, University of Washington,

Director, WA State FAS Diagnostic & Prevention Network

Seattle, WA


2010 AD: Developments in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Emily Trittschuh, PhD

VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

Seattle, WA


Normal Variability on Neuropsychological Test Performance

Larry Binder, PhD, ABPP-CN

Private Practice

Portland, OR


Cognitive & Emotional Aspects of Cerebellar Function and Dysfunction (Part 1 and Part 2)

Related Articles

Jeremy Schmahmann, M.D.

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA


The Immature Cerebellum: How Malformations & Lesions Change Movement, Cognition, and Affect (Part 1 and Part 2)

Maureen Dennis, PhD, ABPP

Department of Psychology & Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Guardianship-Related Neuropsychological Examinations: A Practical Guide

Stephen Meharg, PhD, ABN

Northwest Psychological Resources, Center for Memory and Learning

Longview, WA


Chronic Pain and Neuropsychology: Update

David Fordyce, PhD

Rehabilitation Institute of Washington

Seattle, WA


A Challenging Look at “Executive Functions” and the Frontal Lobes: Anything New after Thirty Years of Research?

Donald Stuss, PhD, ABPP/ABCN

Director, Rotman Research Center

Professor of Psychology & Medicine (Neurology),

University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Facilitating Development of Self-Regulation/Executive Functions and Associated Sense of Personal Identity in Children and Young Adults: (Part 1 and Part 2)

Mark Ylvisaker, PhD

Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders,

College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York


Update on ADHD in Childhood and Adulthood

James McKeever, PhD

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center

Seattle, WA


Normal and Pathological Aging

Marnee Milner, PhD, J.D.

Private Practice

Seattle, WA


Screening for the Dementias

Soo Borson, MD

Director, Memory Disorders Clinic

University of Washington Medical School

Seattle, WA


The 2007 Traumatic Brain Injury Act and HB 2055

Laura Dahmer-White, PhD

Member, WA State TBI Advisory Council

Private Practice, Olympia, WA


Questions and Discussion: Effort and Malingering

Carl Dodrill, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurology

University of Washington School of Medicine


Long-term Followup of Pediatric Neuropsychological Cases: Where Are They Now?

Molly Warner, PhD

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Betty Jones, PhD

Private Practice, Bellevue

David Clemmons, PhD

Harborview Medical Center


Re-examining the Core Deficits of Autism & Presentation of Practical Interventions

Carrie Sheppard, M.Ed., LMHC

Private Practice – The Mindsource Center

Covington, WA


Ethics in Forensic Neuropsychology: Lessons Learned

Christopher Graver, Ph.D.

Neuropsychology Clinic,

Western State Hospital

Tacoma, WA


Sensory Integration Disorder: To Be Or Not To Be

Steven Glass, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist

Private Practice, Woodinville, WA


Cerebellar Affective Syndrome: Expanding OurThinking About The Cerebellum

Anita Blair, Psy.D.

Private Practice, Richmond, WA


Suboptimal Effort in Neuropsychological Evaluation

Mary Pepping, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine


Effects of Psychological Stress & PTSD Symptoms on Cognition

Larry Knauss, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry

Madigan Army Medical Center


Pain & Pain Medications: How They Impact Cognition & Daily Living

Monique Cherrier, Ph.D.

Department f Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine


Sleep Deprivation: Cognitive and Behavioral Effects: (Part 1 and Part 2)

Gregory Belenky, M.D.

Sleep & Performance Research Center

Washington State University


The Independent and Combined Effects of Estradiol and Cortisol on Cognition for Healthy Postmenopausal Women

Laura Baker, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine,

Div of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington

Seattle, WA


The Impact of Extra-Test Variables on Ecological Validity Research

Naomi Chaytor, PhD

Department of Neurology

Harborview Medical Center

Seattle, WA


Nicotinic Agonists for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia: A Case Report

Annette Kennedy, PsyD

Seattle Inst of Biomedical & Clinical Research,

Mental Illness Research Educ & Clin Ctr

(MIRECC) & Model Schizophrenia Program,

VA Puget Sound Health Care System,

American Lake Division, Tacoma, WA


Providing Driving Recommendations to Older Adults and Patients with Dementia

Mark Reger, PhD

Department of Psychology

Madigan Army Medical Center


From Genes To Behavior: How electrophysiological studies can provide insight into autism and other disorders

Sara Jane Webb, PhD

Research Asst Prof, Dept of Psychiatry & Beh Sciences, Univ of WA

Director of Psychophysiology Lab, Center on Human Dev & Disabilities, UW Autism Center


A Case of Delirium in an Opiate-Substitution Program: Inhalant Abuse and the Toxic Effects of Nitrous Oxide and Toluene

Charles Meredith, M.D.

PGY-5, Clinical Fellow, Addiction Psychiatry

VA Puget Sound Healthcare System


Vocational Outcomes of State Vocational Rehabilitation Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury: How Important are Neuropsychological Data?

Brick Johnstone, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor and Chair, Department of Health Psychology

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine


Neurotoxicity or Medically Unexplained Illnesses?

Laurence Binder, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Private Practice, Beaverton OR).


Traumatic Brain Injury in Combat and Assault Contexts

Dennis Kelly, Ph.D.

Neuropsychology Service

Madigan Army Medical Center


What Constitutes Neuropsychological Data, and How are these Data to be Interpreted?

Carl Dodrill, Ph.D, ABPP-CN

Professor Emeritus, University of Washington


Neuropsychological Billing & Managed Care: Practical & Ethical Issues

Mary Pepping, Ph.D.

Clinical Director, Neuro-Rehabilitation Program

University of Washington


Interpersonal Diagnosis & Functioning After Acquired Brain Injury

Jay M. Uomoto, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Training

Seattle Pacific University


Pediatric Hearing Loss and Neurodevelopment

Susan Sidman, M.Ed.

Mental Health Therapist/

Assessment Specialist for Children with Hearing loss

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center


Symptom Validity Testing Update & Discussion

Daniel Drane, PhD, ABPP-CN

Asst Professor of Neurology

Dir, Neuropsychology Laboratory

UW Regional Epilepsy Center

Harborview Medical Center


The Role of Psychology in Deep Brain Stimulation and Other Neuro-restorative Surgeries

Jeff Shaw, Psy.D.

Evergreen Health Care


Adolescent and Adult Outcomes in Learning and Attention Disorders: Research Findings and Practical Strategies for Success

Nora Thompson, Ph.D. & Cindy Dupuy, Ph.D.

Private Practice


Neuropsychological Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury In Infancy and Early Childhood

Keith Yeates, Ph.D.

Ohio State University


Fragile X: Lessons from Aging

Randi Hagerman, M.D.

University of California, Davis


Shhh… Can’t you see I am TRYING to get to Sleep: Tales in the Land of Insomnia

Antonietta Russo, Ph.D.

Intermountain Health Care

Salt Lake City, UT


Ecological Validity

Wendy Marlowe, Ph.D., ABPP

Independent Practice


Aspects of Neurogenesis: Lessons from Childhood Cancer and Adult Impact Injury

Ramona Hicks, PhD, PT

Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine

& Stan F. Whitsett, PhD

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Univ of Washington


Differential Diagnoses of Attention Disorders: Behavioral Manifestations and Confusions

Wendy Marlowe, Ph.D., ABPP

Independent Practice


Lewy Body Dementia

Monique Cherrier, PhD

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Univ. of Washington

& Univ. of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

& VA Mental Illness, Research, Education & Clinical Center


Interventions for Adults and Children with Attentional Difficulties

Catherine A. Mateer, PhD, ABPP/CN

Kimberly Kerns, PhD

Department of Psychology, Univ. of Victoria


Neglect and Attention….or, How the Cavemen’s Brain Helped Him Club the Boars!

Marcio A. Sotero de Menezes, MD

Associate Professor in Neurology & Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Univ. of Washington


Medication Management: ADHD

Samuel H. Zinner, MD

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Univ. of Washington


Mitochondrial Disease: Can Bioenergetic Disorders be Involved in Psychiatric Disorders?

Russell P. Saneto, DO, PhD

Assistant Professor in Neurology & Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Univ. of Washington


A Review of the Neural Basis of Social and Emotional Function

Audrey Mattson, PhD, ABPP

Neuropsychology Service, Western State Hospital


Cognitive and Behavioral Effects of Anti-Epilepsy Drugs: Old & New

Carl B. Dodrill, PhD, ABPP

Regional Epilepsy Center, Harborview Medical Center

Dept. of Neurology, Univ. of Washington School of Medicine


Prescription Privileges for Psychologists

Steve Sulzbacher, PhD

Univ. of Washington


Treatments for Cognitive Impairment in the Older Adult

William Solan, MD

Karen Sanders, PhD

Northwest Hospital


Frontal Contributions to Memory Encoding Before and After Unilateral Medial Temporal Lobectomy

Jeff Ojemann, MD

Dept. of Neurological Surgery, Univ. of Washington

Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center


Emotional Concomitants of Epilepsy

Daniel L. Drane, PhD

Assistant Professor, Univ. of Washington Regional Epilepsy Center


Gulf War Syndrome

Dennis A. Kelly, PhD

Neuropsychology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center


Competency, Insanity, & Diminished Capacity

Bruce C. Gage, MD

The Washington Institute & The Center for Forensic Services

Western State Hospital