Laura Hemmy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Laura Hemmy

Contact Info

hemmy001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-0199

Office Address:
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware St. S.E., Suite 516
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry


PhD, Texas A&M University, 2001

MS, Texas A&M University, 2001

BA, The Colorado College, 1993

Clinical Psychology Internship, Geriatrics and Neuropsychology, GRECC, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, 2010

Summary

Professional Associations

  • International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
  • International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART)
  • Alzheimer's Association of MN and ND Medical Scientific Advisory Council

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Maintenance of normal cognitive functioning in the presence of aging-related neurological disease or brain insult
  • Early identification of professive cognitive deficits
  • Assessment strategies for monitoring cognitive change over time
  • Relationships between cognitive and physical decline
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • The Nun Study

Clinical

Clinical Interests

Geriatric neuropsychology; Neurodegenerative diseases