Julia Maietta, M.A.

Julia Maietta is a doctoral candidate in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program with a training specialty in neuropsychology. She is currently on internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 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 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 currently serves as the Chair for the Presidential Task Force for Marketing the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Division 40). She has previously held leadership positions within the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN). Julia can be found on Twitter @JuliaMaietta and via her website https://www.juliamaietta.com/.