University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center



Houston, TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Section of Neuropsychology
Director name, Mariana E. Bradshaw, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dept of Neuro-Oncology
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 431
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Ph: 713-792-0232
Web site:

Program will do interviews at INS in 2019:  Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: We encourage visits from invited applicants for on-site interviews, although they are not required. Other interviews are acceptable (e.g., telephone, internet-based). Interview location is not considered a factor in the selection process.

2019-2021 application deadline: 01/20/2019
2019-2021 residency start date: 09/01/2019
Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2019: 1

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1
Clinical neuropsychologists 5 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 4 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Other psychologists: 0 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Accepted: clinical psychology with neuropsychology emphasis, neuropsychology
Not accepted: clinical psychology with no prior neuropsychology experience, experimental psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, developmental psychology, behavioral medicine, health psychology

Primary emphasis: Adult, clinical

Emphases of training opportunities:
Strong: Neuropsychological experience in a medically-complex patient population within a university-affiliated teaching hospital, along with specialty training rotations within a large multi-institutional medical center tailored to the Fellow’s interests. High quality didactic opportunities including formal medical school-based neurology and neuroanatomy courses.
Moderate: Research opportunities
Weak: Inpatient neuropsychological assessment, psychotherapy, forensics, teaching, pediatrics

Availability of patient populations:
Strong: Medically complex patients, neuro-oncology (e.g., brain tumors), general oncology (e.g. neurotoxicity), geriatric/dementia.
Moderate: Psychological/psychiatric comorbidities, cross cultural neuropsychology, stroke, general adult neurology. Through specialized rotations: brain injury including acute, subacute and outpatient neurorehabilitation patients, movement disorders, epilepsy, and private practice outpatients
Weak: Pediatric


Updated 09/20/2018