Julia Maietta, M.A.

Julia Maietta is a 5th year student in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program with a training specialty in neuropsychology. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at Loyola University New Orleans in 2015 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 3 peer-reviewed publications (1 first author), 3 book chapters (2 first author), given 6 national conference symposium presentations, and presented more than 30 peer-reviewed research posters (18 first author) at local, regional, national, and international conferences. Julia‚Äôs current research in neuropsychological assessment and clinical management of sport concussion is 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, currently serving as the Chair for the National Academy of Neuropsychology Student & Post-Doctoral Resident Committee (NANSPRC) and as the Chair of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Convention Committee. Julia can be found on Twitter @JuliaMaietta.