University of Alabama at Birmingham

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 1993

BIRMINGHAM, AL

Director: Kristen Triebel, Psy.D., ABPP-CN
Co-Director: Daniel C. Marson, J.D., Ph.D.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Neurology
1720 7th Avenue South, SC 650
Birmingham, AL 35294-0017
Telephone: 205-934-2334
Fax: 205-975-3094
E-mail: ktriebel@uab.edu

For a detailed program description click on this link:
https://www.uab.edu/medicine/neurology/education/fellowships/neuropsychology

We will not be recruiting for a position in 2016.

2016 application deadline:  Not accepting applications
2016 residency start date:   Not accepting applications

Program will do interviews at INS in 2016:   No
Policy regarding on-site interviews: N/A

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2016: 0
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 1

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 1

Other psychologists: N/A
With ABPP: N/A

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: clinical psychology, neuropsychology
Not accepted: school psychology, counseling psychology

Primary emphasis: Adult neuropsychology, with specializations in geriatric neuropsychology

Emphases of training opportunities:

(Time in research and clinical activities can potentially be modified based on the primary interest of competitive applicants):

50-70% of time is spent clinical activities: Outpatient neuropsychological evaluations.
30-45% of time is spent on research. Numerous opportunities exist for Fellows to become involved in ongoing NIH and ACS funded research in cognitive and functional change in cognitively normal older adults and persons with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, medical decision making capacity in persons with advanced cancer, structural and functional neuroimaging, and the neuropsychology of epilepsy. Numerous other research experiences are available.
Didactics: 5-10% of time is spent on Neurology Grand Rounds, Neuropsychology Case Conference, Neurology Resident’s Noon Lectures, Geriatric Psychiatry Grand Rounds, and Epilepsy Case Conference

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: adults with neurological disorders, including mild cognitive impairment, dementia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumor, and stroke. Candidates for deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Epilepsy pre-surgical candidates.

Moderate: Adults with head trauma.

Weak: Psychiatric disorders, children.

updated 11/3/2015