EXPERIENCE

1997 – Present Independent clinical neuropsychology practice, Neuropsychological Assessment Platform, P.C., Brooklyn, NY.  Neuropsychological assessment, professional consultation, psychotherapy, volunteer faculty activities, research and test development, founder of a project to develop a computerized neuropsychological testing system.
2005 – 2010 Part-time Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health, PHS Medical Services, P.C., Rikers Island, NY.  Clinical staff supervision, mental health assessment and treatment coordination for adolescent and adult inmates incarcerated at the New York Department of Corrections facilities on Rikers Island.
2009 – 2010 Part-time Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist, Russian-Language Services Coordinator, R.G. Psychological Services, P.C.  Clinical assessment and treatment of elderly individuals at adult day health care and nursing/rehabilitation facilities.
2008 (Spring) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fordham University, teaching “Introduction to Neuroscience”, graduate psychology course.
1998 – 2007 Part-time Clinical Psychologist, New York Methodist Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Clinic.  Outpatient clinical assessment and psychotherapy.
1992 – 1996 Clinical and Research Neuropsychologist, Regional Director of Neuropsychology, Defense and Veterans Head Injury Program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Washington, D.C. Clinical neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation of traumatically brain injured patients. Investigation of patient’s motivation for rehabilitation activities; variability on neuropsychological test fidnings; relationship between neuroradiological and neuropsychological findings, long-term outcome following traumatic brain injury.
1992 – 1996 Part-time independent clinical neuropsychology practice, Prince Frederick, Maryland.  Neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy.
1991 – 1992 Full-time Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Neurology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Post-doctoral clinical and experimental applications in neuropsychology. Year-long didactic training program in applied neurosciences. Development of a Russian-language version of a computerized battery (CogScreen) of original neuropsychological tests used for cooperative Russian-American, Federal Aviation Administration sponsored research, evaluating cognitive functioning in pilots.  Investigation of aspects of Alzheimer’s disease, and neuropsychological sequelae of Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome.
1990 – 1991 Full-time Clinical Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. Clinical and didactic neuropsychology training on Brain Injury, Cerebrovascular Accident, and Outpatient programs.
1990 Neuropsychology/Nuclear Medicine research, Olive View Medical Center and University of California Los Angeles.  Neuropsychological assessment of HIV infected individuals.
1989-1990 Part-time research involvement, Department of Neuropsychology, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California Los Angeles.  Construction of culture-fair neuropsychological measures for the World Health Organization multicenter collaborative study.  Investigation of neuropsychological aspects of normal aging and dementia.
1989 – 1990 Full-time Clinical Psychology Internship at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center (APA accredited). Rotations on Neuropsychology Service; Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Unit; Day Hospital; and Mental Health Clinic programs.
1988 – 1990 Dissertation research.  Title: “An Organizational Scoring System for the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Drawing Test.”  Developed a novel method of scoring the complex figure for organizational strategy.  Compared accuracy and organization scores of individuals with mild and moderate traumatic head injury with normal controls.