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Neuropsychology of Epilepsy

The Division of Epilepsy and Sleep offers a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship for specialization in the neuropsychology of epilepsy. The population includes primarily patients with epilepsy, but also those with movement disorders, brain tumors, vascular anomalies, dementia, and other neurological disorders. Activities include neuropsychological evaluations, Wada testing, intraoperative and extraoperative cortical mapping and fMRI. Fellow will have opportunity to attend epilepsy case conferences, neurology and neuropsychology lectures, and neurology, neuroradiology, and neurosurgery rounds. Fellow will also participate in NIH funded research in language and epilepsy. There as an academic requirement of at least one abstract submitted to national professional conference; topic to be decided by fellow and supervisors. Stipend is competitive and includes full benefits. Successful applicant will have had both coursework and clinical training in neuropsychology. Preference is given to applicants who have completed internship with extensive neuropsychology experience. Interviews will be mandatory. Application includes cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation (emailed directly from reference), and 2 sample neuropsychological reports to:

Marla Hamberger, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology at CUMC
Director of Neuropsychology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Email: mh61@columbia.edu

Jeffrey Cole, PhD, ABPP-CN
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology at CUMC
Email: jrc2028@columbia.edu