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Postdoctoral Residency in Lifespan Clinical Neuropsychology


Our two-year fellowship program will prepare you to become an independent clinical neuropsychologist. You will receive one-on-one training in adult and pediatric neuropsychology from faculty members, who have diverse backgrounds and specialties.

Our training combines clinical work, research, and didactics to provide a well-rounded and complete understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders at all ages, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Movement disorders
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Cancer and cancer treatment
  • Vascular disorders
  • Medical conditions
  • Transplants
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Forensic evaluations

Advanced training in neuropsychological assessment is at the heart of the postdoctoral fellowship. The training opportunities are based at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics which is one of the largest academic medical centers in the United States. We receive referrals from the departments of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Athletics, Transplant Services, and the Cancer Center, along with external referrals from around the state. Given the setting in a tertiary medical center, residents will be exposed to both common and rare medical and psychiatric conditions in an inpatient and outpatient setting. 

Elijah Waterman, BA and Kristen Caraher, PsyD, ABPP/CN