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Jeffrey Barth, PhD

Dr. Barth presently holds the position of Professor and Co-Director of the Neurocognitive Assessment Laboratory, and Section Head, Neurocognitive Studies in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, with joint appointments in the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UVA Medical and Engineering Schools. He is also one of the Founders of the UVA Brain Injury and Sports Concussion Institute, and he is the PI and Senior Scientist for Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center: Charlottesville. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology and is past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, current president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology Foundation Board of Trustees, past president of the Virginia Psychological Association, and holds the emeritus distinction of the Virginia Psychological Foundation. He is on the editorial board of 10 scientific journals, has co-authored or edited three books, and is an author of over 200 scholarly articles and book chapters. He is a member of the NFL Players Association Concussion Committee and works with the Department of Defense and the American Academy of Neurology on the development of concussion management guidelines. In 1992 he was awarded the John Edward Fowler Professorship in Clinical Psychology, an endowed chair in the UVA Eminent Scholars Program. He is the recipient of the National Academy of Neuropsychology’s 2005 Distinguished Neuropsychologist Award, for lifetime achievements in the field of Neuropsychology, and in 2006, he received the Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychology’s Distinguished Scientific Contributions in Clinical Psychology Award.