University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry Lifespan Clinical Neuropsychology


University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry Lifespan Clinical Neuropsychology
Program director name: Kristen Caraher, PsyD, ABPP
Mailing address: Department of Psychiatry, UIHC, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242
Telephone #: 319-356-1089
Fax #: NA
E-mail address: 

For a detailed program description click on this link:

Program will do interviews at INS in 2020: No
Policy regarding on-site interviews: Competitive applicants will be contacted and invited to interview with program faculty at INS. Applicants are encouraged to contact previous postdoctoral residents. Previous pediatric neuropsychology experience is not required.

2020 application deadline: N/A
2020 residency start date: N/A

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2020: 0
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1
Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: N/A

Clinical neuropsychologists: 4 Full-time, 1 Part-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time; 1 Part-time
(please see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 21
With ABPP: 1

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology
Accepted: Neuropsychology, School Psychology
Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA accredited programs

Primary emphasis: Lifespan Neuropsychology-Adults and Pediatrics

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological development, neuropsychological consultation, research, resident supervision of psychometrists and practicum students
Moderate: Cognitive Rehabilitation, medico-legal consultation
Weak: Psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Neuropsychiatric disorders, dementia, traumatic brain injury, metabolic and other chronic health conditions, neurological disorders, oncology, organ transplant, and learning disorders/ADHD.
Moderate: multiple sclerosis, HIV
Weak: Wada testing

updated: 09/13/19