Movement Disorder Neuropsychological Team


 

J. Vincent Filoteo

Professor of Psychiatry and Director of UCSD Neuropsychological Associates. Dr. Filoteo has over 18 years experience working with patients with various movement disorders and dementias. He received his Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology/psychology in 1994 from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. His research and clinical work focuses on the cognitive and clinical neuropsychology of Parkinson's disease.



Eva Pirogovsky, PhD
Eva P. Turk, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuropsychologist at UCSD Neuropsychological Associates. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology/psychology in 2012 from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Her current research and clinical interests focus on the cognitive and functional changes associated with Parkinson’s disease, and developing interventions to improve cognition and everyday functioning. 



Dawn Schiehser, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Neuropsychologist. Dr. Schiehser has been with the UCSD Department of Psychiatry and Psychology Service at the VA Medical Center since 2004, where she has specialized in the neuropsychology of Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Her current research and clinical interests focus on cognitive functioning, brain imaging, and cognitive rehabilitation of individuals with Parkinson’s disease, dementia, and TBI.




Celina Pluim, BS

Research Associate. Ms. Pluim graduated from UCSD with a BS in Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology. She began a volunteer research assistantship in 2013 at the VA San Diego where she learned about the neuropsychology of Hoarding Disorder and was first exposed to neuropsychological assessment. She then joined the NeuroCognition and Movement Lab in 2015, where she currently coordinates the study on cognitive rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease.