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Sarah K. Lageman

Sarah K. Lageman

Program Director, Neuropsychology

Assistant Professor

Location

Billy Reynolds Jr. Building
6605 W. Broad Street, Suite C
Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 662-9185 - clinical
(804) 662-5300 - academic

“I always knew I wanted to be in psychology, just because I like working one-on-one with people. Everything I do is with patients and I like for my research to be more clinically applied — so that it would have some meaning, if not for that patient, then for future patients.”

Education

  • Medical Psychology Post-doctoral Fellow, Clinical Neuropsychology track, Mayo Clinic
  • Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Intern, Neuropsychology emphasis, West Virginia University
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Track, University of Florida
  • M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Track, University of Florida
  • Rotary International Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholar Post-B.A. Program, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • B.A. in Psychology with Honors, Winthrop University

Licenses

  • Virginia Psychology License
  • American Board of Professional Psychology, Specialty Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology

Specializations

  • Expertise in clinical neuropsychology; clinical practice is focused primarily on outpatient diagnostic neuropsychological assessment of adult and geriatric populations, with an emphasis on Parkinson’s disease and other movement-related disorders and normal pressure hydrocephalus

Research interests

  • Areas include neurorehabilitation, including developing and evaluating cognitive and quality of life interventions tailored to individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other movement-related disorders
  • Intervention preferences among individuals with various illnesses and their support persons
  • Neuropsychological function and neurorehabilitation of individuals with neurological disorders and illness
  • Improving neuropsychological assessments and evaluating interventions in individuals with frontal-subcortical dysfunction
  • Identifying neuropsychological sequelae of novel treatments in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and characterizing the neuropsychological profile of individuals with hydrocephalus, including identification of variables that impact shunt placement outcomes and predictors of post-operative cognitive decline
  • Developing and evaluating cognitive and quality of life interventions in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other movement-related disorders

Professional affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA), Division 40
  • International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
  • Virginia Psychological Association (VPA)
  • Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP)

Recent professional achievements

  • Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, William N. Friedrich Award, 2007-2008
  • Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Howard P. Rome Fellow Academic Writing Award, 2007-2008
  • National Board Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology in the specialty area of Clinical Neuropsychology, Nov. 6, 2010

Recent publications

  • Lageman, S.K., Cash, T.V., Mickens, M.N. (2014). Patient-reported Needs, Non-motor Symptoms, and Quality of Life in Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease. Tremor and Other Hyperkinectiv Movements DOI: 10.7916/D8RF5S4J
  • Lageman, S.K., Mickens, M., Verkerke, T., & Holloway, K.  (2012).  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease.  In A.R. Block & D.B. Sarwer, (Eds.), Presurgical Psychological Screening:  Understanding Patients, Improving Outcomes (pp. 127-149).  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association. 
  • Lageman, S. K. (2010). National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York, New York: Springer.
  • Lageman, S. K. (2010). Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York, New York: Springer.
  • Lageman, S. K. (2010).  G.H. Monrad-Krohn. In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York, New York: Springer.
  • Lageman, S. K. (2010).  Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychology. In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York, New York: Springer.
  • Whigham, K. B., Burns, T. G., & Lageman, S.K. (2010).  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). In J.S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. New York, New York: Springer.

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