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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, with an age range from very young children through older adults. Activities include neuropsychological evaluations, Wada testing, and intra-operative and extra-operative cortical mapping. 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 and epilepsy surgery. 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 Dr. Marla Hamberger at mh61@cumc.columbia.edu.


Marla Hamberger, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology at CUIMC
Director of Neuropsychology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Department of Neurology
Email: mh61@cumc.columbia.edu

Jeffrey Cole, PhD, ABPP-CN
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology at CUIMC
Department of Neurology
Email: jrc2028@cumc.columbia.edu

Lindsay Plunkett, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology 
Division of Child Neurology
Department of Neurology
Email: lcg2121@cumc.columbia.edu