Dr. Lopez completed a Neuropsychology Internship at Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, University of Florida at Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, FL
. Her areas of training (and talented Supervisors
) are as follows:
Non-specialty Rotations: Inpatient Consultation Liaison Services (Supervisor: Robert Guenther, Ph.D., ABBP); Psycho-Oncology (Supervisor: Deidre Pereira, Ph.D.); Chronic Pain (Supervisor: Lori Waxenberg, Ph.D.); Bariatric Surgery (Supervisor: Michael Perri, Ph.D., ABBP); and Pediatric Psychology (Supervisor: Stacey Hoffman, Ph.D.)
Specialty Rotations: Adult Neuropsychology I: Adult Learning Disability, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Inpatient Intractable Epilepsy, pre- & post- surgical ablations (Supervisor: Duane Dede, Ph.D.); Adult Neuropsychology II: Forensic Neuropsychology and Dementia (Supervisors: Dawn Bowers, Ph.D., ABPP-CN and Russell Bauer, Ph.D., ABPP-CN); Adult Neuropsychology III: Adult and Adolescent Learning Disability, Aphasia, Stroke, and Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (Supervisors: Eileen Fennell, Ph.D., ABPP-CN & Anna Moore, Ph.D.); Child Neuropsychology: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (Supervisor: Shelley Heaton, Ph.D.); Memory Disorders Clinic: observed integrated neurological, neuropsychological assessments of various dementias (Supervisor: Ken Heilman, M.D.)
Dr. Lopez earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Rosalind Franklin School of Science and Medicine/ The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL (formerly known as Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School). She completed the Neuropsychology specialty track. Her doctoral supervisor was John L. Woodard, Ph.D. and her dissertation was entitled, “Mild Cognitive Impairment: Memory, Affect, and Diagnostic Screening.” Her Master’s of Science degree was obtained under the supervision of David S. Kosson, Ph.D., and her thesis was entitled, “Assessment of Interhemispheric Integration in Psychopaths.”
Dr. Lopez earned her undergraduate degree (Major: Psychology; Minor: Biology) with honors from Barry University, Miami Shores, FL. She was honored as Barry University’s Minority Undergraduate Student of Excellence (MUSE) in 1995 and was the Top Psychology Graduate in 1996. She was a member of the psychology honor society, Psi-Chi, and made the Dean’s List each of her undergraduate program. Her undergraduate honors thesis was entitled, “Global-local analysis of divided attention in a college population,” whose advisor was Christopher Starratt, Ph.D.