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Emma Rhodes PhD



Emma Rhodes completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Temple University, predoctoral internship in Neuropsychology at UCSD, and postdoctoral fellowship in Geropsychology and Neuropsychology at UCSF/San Francisco VA Medical Center. She is an instructor and clinical neuropsychologist in the Neurology department at the University of Pennsylvania and serves as the Co-Chair of the Social Media Committee of the International Neuropsychological Society.  Dr. Rhodes’ research focuses on mechanisms of neuropsychiatric symptoms in neurodegenerative disease, with an emphasis on social and emotional dysfunction in bvFTD, and the impact of psychosocial factors, such as mood and personality, on clinical and cognitive outcomes in aging and dementia. She additionally works as a clinical neuropsychologist, conducting comprehensive clinical assessments of patients with a wide range of neurologic and psychiatric etiologies. She strives to conduct research that is clinically informed and meaningful for patients and their families. In her free time, Dr. Rhodes enjoys painting, reading contemporary fiction, and telling dogs how good they are.

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