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Krista Hanson, PhD

Krista Hanson, PhD

Neuropsychologist
Accepting New Patients

Krista Hanson, PhD, is an associate professor of neuropsychology and the Director of Training for the Postdoctoral Residency Programs in the Department of Neuropsychology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in the specialty of clinical neuropsychology.

Dr. Hanson’s primary clinical interests are in geriatric neuropsychology and neurodegenerative disorders, including the assessment of mild cognitive impairment, differential diagnosis of dementia, and providing meaningful, evidence-based recommendations for patients and their families. Movement disorders and pre- and postsurgical evaluations of deep brain stimulation candidates and individuals with normal pressure hydrocephalus are additional areas of clinical practice. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and International Neuropsychological Society.

Dr. Hanson received her doctorate and completed her internship from the University of Arizona in clinical psychology. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Hanson’s research activities include investigating the differences between pathological and non-pathological cognitive aging with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease, pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive decline, and healthy cognitive aging. She also conducts research on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-3671.

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Concussion & Brain Injury, ENT/Skull Base Surgery, Neuropsychology + Neuro-Rehab
222 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Krista Hanson, PhD

Krista Hanson, PhD

Neuropsychologist
Accepting New Patients

Krista Hanson, PhD, is an associate professor of neuropsychology and the Director of Training for the Postdoctoral Residency Programs in the Department of Neuropsychology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in the specialty of clinical neuropsychology.

Dr. Hanson’s primary clinical interests are in geriatric neuropsychology and neurodegenerative disorders, including the assessment of mild cognitive impairment, differential diagnosis of dementia, and providing meaningful, evidence-based recommendations for patients and their families. Movement disorders and pre- and postsurgical evaluations of deep brain stimulation candidates and individuals with normal pressure hydrocephalus are additional areas of clinical practice. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and International Neuropsychological Society.

Dr. Hanson received her doctorate and completed her internship from the University of Arizona in clinical psychology. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Hanson’s research activities include investigating the differences between pathological and non-pathological cognitive aging with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease, pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive decline, and healthy cognitive aging. She also conducts research on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-3671.

Location
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Concussion & Brain Injury, ENT/Skull Base Surgery, Neuropsychology + Neuro-Rehab
222 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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