Emily Briceño, PhD, Neuropsychologist

Dr. Briceño is the Neuropsychologist of the Cognitive Health Services Research Program at the University of Michigan (U-M). Dr. Briceño is a practicing clinical neuropsychologist who is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and a Member of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at U-M. She earned her PhD in clinical psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Health System, which each draw a wide diversity of patient populations. She has conducted research on neuropsychological aspects of aging, mood disorders, and mild cognitive impairment, with methodologies such as direct clinical assessment, record review, and functional neuroimaging. Her clinical expertise is in adult neuropsychological assessment, particularly with rehabilitation and geriatric populations. Dr. Briceño is the co-investigator and neuropsychologist for the population-based National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institutes of Neurological Disorders (NINDS)-funded Cognitive Impairment in Mexican Americans Study where she is supervising the design, administration, and interpretation of cognitive testing to determine the prevalence and trajectory of cognitive impairment and dementia in Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites in Nueces County, Texas. She is also a co-investigator and neuropsychologist on Dr. Levine’s NIH/NINDS-funded BP COG study and NIH / National Institute on Aging (NIA)-funded STROKE COG study.