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Susan McPherson, PhD, ABPP/CN, LP


University of Minnesota

a Board Certified neuropsychologist with15 years experience in the geropsych field, is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and has a private practice in Edina, Minnesota. She previously worked as an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was the Director of the Los Angeles Area Alzheimer’s Outreach Program, Director of the Neuropsychology Laboratory at UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and Associate Director of the UCLA Dementia and Behavioral Neuroscience Fellowship, UCLA Department of Neurology. Dr. McPherson and her colleagues have collaborated on a number of articles for such journals as The Clinical Neuropsychologist, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, and Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. She has written several chapters for a variety of neuropsychology texts, including “Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease: Impact on Executive Functions” in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics and “Neuropsychological Evaluation” for The Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry. Dr. McPherson is a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology and the American Psychological Association.