Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Ph.D.
Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Washington State University. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with specialized training in neuropsychology from the University of Memphis in 1994. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Schmitter-Edgecombe has been conducting research and supervising and training students in the area of clinical neuropsychology for the past 14 years. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and the primary supervisor for students conducting adult learning disability, ADHD, and other neuropsychological evaluations (e.g., traumatic brain injury, dementia, multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular accidents) in the Psychology Clinic.
Under Dr. Schmitter-Edgecombe’s careful supervision, students use a flexible battery approach to answer a variety of referral questions, including questions related to diagnosis, the consequences of cognitive impairment, management and treatment planning, and treatment effectiveness.
Dr. Schmitter-Edgecombe’s clinical work is influenced by her strong research programs in the area of clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation. Her research with traumatic brain injury and dementia populations has been funded by the National Institute of Neurological and Strokes Disorders, the National Institutes of Health, and the Life Sciences Discovery Fund.