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Jessica Foley

PsyD PhD


Jessica Foley is a neuropsychologist who evaluates patients for neurodegenerative or neurological illnesses. She specializes in syndromes involving nervous system degeneration, such as mild cognitive impairment, frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and HIV-associated neurodegenerative diseases. Her expertise includes Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative syndromes that affect movement.

Foley's research focuses on normal and disease-associated brain aging. She looks at risk factors for cognitive impairment, particularly in people with Alzheimer's disease or HIV.

Foley earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University. At Nova Southeastern University, she earned her doctorate and doctor of psychology degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology. She completed a predoctoral internship specializing in clinical neuropsychology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a postdoctoral research fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

  • Education

    Harvard University, undergraduate degree

    Nova Southeastern University, Ph.D., Psy.D.

    Nova Southeastern University, Master of Science

  • Board Certifications

    Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology

I am committed to providing patients with accurate, timely evaluation and diagnosis of conditions that can affect behavior and mental function.

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