Laura Hemmy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Laura Hemmy

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-0199

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Lois Laitinen

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

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


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 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 Interests

Geriatric neuropsychology; Neurodegenerative diseases