Julia Maietta, Ph.D.

Dr. Maietta received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) with a training specialty in neuropsychology. She completed her one-year predoctoral internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she is currently completing a two-year neuropsychology fellowship. She received her BS in psychology at Loyola University New Orleans where she graduated Cum Laude with University Honors. Following her undergraduate education, she completed a year-long psychometrist position at the Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana before moving to Las Vegas to begin her Ph.D. studies at UNLV in August 2016. Since then, as a part of the Neuropsychology Research Program (under the supervision of Daniel Allen, Ph.D.), Julia has published several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and has given numerous national conference symposium and poster presentations at local, regional, national, and international conferences. Julia’s research interests include the neuropsychological assessment and clinical management of sport concussion as well as psychometric properties of neuropsychological test instruments. Her dissertation work was supported by the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees Doctoral Research Fellowship. In addition to her academic and research work, she has been actively involved in advocacy and leadership at the national level. In addition to her service on the KnowNeuropsychology Committee, she has previously held leadership positions within the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN), and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN). Julia can be found on Twitter @DrJuliaMaietta and via her website https://www.juliamaietta.com/.