Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Professor and Psychology Department Chair SDSU Neuropsychology
Address 619-594-7409 SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology / 6363 Alvarado Court, Ste. 101 / San Diego CA 92120

Graduate Institution

University of Utah

Research Description

My research examines neurocognitive changes associated with aging and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzherimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease.

Note for Fall 2021 Admissions: The primary research focus of an admitted student would be on neurocognitive changes associated with Huntington’s Disease.

Representative Publications
  • Holden, H. M., Tierney, S. M., Graves, L. V., Beltran-Najera, I.,  Woods, S.P., Snell, C. M., Herndon, A., Delis, D.C., Corey-Bloom, J., & Gilbert P.E. (2020). Identification of subtle verbal memory deficits are detectable in premanifest Huntington’s disease using the California Verbal Learning Test.  Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33, 16-22.

  • Graves, L. V., Holden, H. M., Van Etten, E. J., Delano-Wood, L., Bondi, M. W., Corey-Bloom, J., Salmon, D. P., Gilbert, P. E., & Delis, D. C. (2019). New intrusion analyses on the CVLT-3: Utility in distinguishing the memory disorders of Alzheimer’s versus Huntington’s disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 25, 878-883.

  • Sumida, C.A., Van Etten, E.J., Lopez, F.V., Sheppard, D.P., Pirogovsky-Turk, E., Corey-Bloom, J., Filoteo, J.V., Woods, S.P., Gilbert, P.E., & Schmitter-Edgecomb, M. (2019). Medication management capacity and its neurocognitive correlates in Huntington’s disease. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34, 1121-1126.


Dr. Mark Bondi / Dr. Jody Corey-Bloom / Dr. Lisa Delano-Wood / Dr. Dean Delis / Dr. Vincent Filoteo / Dr. Sarah Mattson / Dr. Carrie McDonald / Dr. David Salmon