Katherine Rankin is a neuropsychologist at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center who assesses cognitive and emotional symptoms in patients with memory disorders. In her research, she examines neurological changes than can alter personality and social behavior in dementia, and is working to develop tests of social and emotional cognition that will allow earlier, more accurate diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia and corticobasal degeneration.
Rankin earned a B.A. in psychology at Yale University, followed by a doctorate in clinical psychology at the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Los Angeles. She completed an internship at the Veteran's Administration Clinic in Martinez and at UC Davis Medical Center, followed by a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at UCSF. She is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology.
Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2057
Fax: (415) 353-8292
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Psychology 2000
UCSF Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychology 2002
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