Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Assistant Adjunct Professor UCSD Neuropsychology
Address 858-552-8585 Ext.6369 9500 Gilman Drive #9151B / La Jolla, CA 92093-9151
Graduate Institution

University of Arizona

Research Description

Dr. Edmonds is a clinical neuropsychologist whose research focuses on improving the diagnosis of early stages of dementia; characterizing subtypes of mild cognitive impairment; understanding the contribution of vascular risk to cognitive decline; and examining the cognitive and biomarker changes that occur in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia. Her research is funded by the VA Clinical Services Research and Development, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Representative Publications
  • Edmonds, E. C., Delano-Wood, L., Galasko, D. R., Salmon D. P., & Bondi, M. W. (2014). Subjective cognitive complaints contribute to misdiagnosis of mild cognitive impairment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20, 836-847.

  • Edmonds, E. C., Delano-Wood, L., Clark, L. R., Jak, A. J., Nation, D. A., McDonald, C. R., Libon, D. J., Au, R., Galasko, D., Salmon, D. P., & Bondi, M. W. (2015). Susceptibility of the conventional criteria for mild cognitive impairment to false-positive diagnostic errors. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 11, 415-424.

  • Edmonds, E. C., Eppig, J., Bondi, M. W., Leyden, K. M., Goodwin, B., Delano-Wood, L., & McDonald, C. R. (2016). Heterogeneous cortical atrophy patterns not captured by conventional diagnostic criteria. Neurology, 87, 2108-2116.


Dr. Mark Bondi / Dr. Lisa Delano-Wood / Dr. Carrie McDonald / Dr. David Salmon