Professional Bio

Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Southern California

Clinical Neuropsychology Internship, Palo Alto VA Medical Center

B.A. in Psychology, Loyola Marymount University

Professional Memberships

Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology

Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist, State of Colorado

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

  • Cortical and subcortical dementia
  • White matter dementia
  • Concussion
  • Traumatic brain injury

Recent Publications

Lafosse, J. M., Mitchell, S. M., Corboy, J. R., & Filley, C. M. The nature of verbal memory impairment in multiple sclerosis: A list-learning and meta-analytic study. In press, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.

Byrd, D., Razani, J., Suarez, P., Lafosse, J. M., Manly, J., & Attix, D. K. (2010). Diversity summit 2008: Challenges in the recruitment and retention of ethnic minorities in neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24, 1279-1291.

Lafosse, J. M., Corboy, J. R., Leehey, M. A., Seeberger, L., & Filley, C. M. (2007). MS vs. HD: Can white matter and subcortical gray matter pathology be distinguished neuropsychologically? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 29, 142-154.

Recent Presentations

Lafosse, J. M. (2012). The Law Meets Science: Understanding Dementia and its Relevance to the Professional Evaluation in Guardianship and Conservatorship Cases. Presented at the Colorado Bar Association (for Court Mediation Services, as well as the Trust and Estate, Elder Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections), Denver, CO.

Lafosse, J. M. (2011). Neuropsychological Characteristics of Cortical and Subcortical Dementias. Presented at Geriatric Grand Rounds, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY.

Lafosse, J. M. (2011). A Cultural Perspective of Dementia in Latinos. Presented at the New York Academy of Medicine, Rochester, NY.

Lafosse, J. M., Mason, K., & Norman, M. (2010). Road to a Career in Neuropsychology—A Panel Discussion. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Awards and Recognition

Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology

Fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology