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Tricia Merkley

Assistant Professor
Psychology, Psychology

293 TLRB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Merkley is a board certified neuropsychologist. She previously was employed as a faculty neuropsychologist at Barrow Neurological Institute, where she performed inpatient and outpatient neuropsychological assessment.

Research Interests

Dr. Merkley's research primarily utilizes neuroimage analysis to investigate structural brain changes following acquired brain injury in its various forms and how they relate to neurobehavioral functioning during recovery. Additional research interests include neuropsychological assessment following COVID-19 infection and cross-cultural considerations for neuropsychological assessment.

Teaching Interests

Neuropsychological Assessment (pediatric and adult)
Neuroanatomy
Neuroimaging (quantitative analysis and clinical correlates)
Clinical Neuropsychology

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, , The Institute of Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Memorial Hermann/Baylor College of Medicine (2014)
  • Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Internship, Geriatric Neuropsychology and Health Psychology , VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (2012)
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Dual emphases in Clinical Neuropsychology and Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychology , Brigham Young University (2012)
  • Neuroscience, , Brigham Young University (2003)

Licenses and Certifications

  • State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Psychologist (2019 - Present)
  • American Board of Professional Psychology, Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology (2016 - Present)
  • State of Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners, Psychologist (2013 - Present)

Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience (2019 - Present)
  • Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (2015 - Present)
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (2013 - Present)
  • American Psychological Association (2011 - Present)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (2011 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

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