Bruce K. Schefft

University of Cincinnati, USA

After completing a clinical neuropsychology internship at the Palo Alto V.A. Medical Center and obtaining a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1983, Dr. Schefft joined the Medical Center of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Clinical Campus and completed one year of post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology. This was followed by several years of part-time training in the Department of Neurology while simultaneously joining the Psychology Department of Northern Illinois University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. After three years at Northern Illinois he joined the University of Cincinnati (January, 1989) as Assistant Professor, where he developed the doctoral training program in clinical neuropsychology and served as its director. Dr. Schefft was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Psychology in 1992, also joining the Department of Neurology in 1993 as an Associate Professor (Secondary Appointment), where he worked with the Epilepsy Program at University Hospital as staff neuropsychologist. His promotion to Full Professor of Psychology and Neurology (Secondary Appointment) was approved in 2007. He has been a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1983, and of Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) since 1985. He is a Fellow of Division 40 of the APA and a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Schefft has authored or co-authored 1 book and approximately 60 refereed scientific publications. His work has spanned behavior therapy, psychometric development of neuropsychological tests, intervention with cognitively impaired, and the study of memory, language, and emotion in individuals with epilepsy.

Biography Updated on 13 August 2012

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