My research interests are mainly in the following areas: Neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies of memory in aging and dementia; Cognitive and health-related risk factors for late life anxiety; Detection and tracking of sport related concussion; Statistical and methodological issues in neuropsychological test construction and assessment.
- PSY 5050 - Physiological Psychology
- PSY 7230 - Assessment Practicum
- PSY 7330 - Clinical Neuropsychology
Recent Selected Publications
Student Co-Authors in Bold
Woodard, J.L., Seidenberg, M., Nielson, K.A., Miller, S.K., Franczak, M., Antuono, P., Douville, K.L., & Rao, S.M. (2007). Temporally graded activation of neocortical regions in response to memories of different ages. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 1113-1124.
Nielson, K.A., Douville, K.L., Seidenberg, M., Woodard, J.L., Miller, S.K., Franczak, M., Antuono, P., & Rao, S.M. (2006). Age-related functional recruitment for famous name recognition: An event-related fMRI study. Neurobiology of Aging, 27, 1494-1504.
Marker, C.D., Calamari, J.E., Woodard, J.L., Riemann, B. (2006). Thought-focused attention, implicit memory dysfunction, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 20, 389-407.
Woodard, J.L., Dorsett, E.S.W., Cooper, J., Hermann, B.P., & Sager, M.A. (2005). Development of a brief cognitive screening battery for mild cognitive impairment and neurocognitive disorder. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 12, 299-315.
Woodard, J.L., Seidenberg, M., Miller, S.K., Leveroni, C.L., Nielson, K.A., Franczak, M., Antuono, P., & Rao, S.M. (2005). Medial temporal lobe activity for recognition of recent and remote famous names: An event-related fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 43, 693-703.
Sierles, F.S., Brodkey, A.C., Cleary, L.M., McCurdy, F.A., Mintz, M., Frank, J.,
Lynn , D.J., Chao, J., Morgenstern, B.Z., Shore, W., Woodard, J.L. (2005). Medical students’ exposure to and attitudes about drug company interactions: A national survey. Journal of the American Medical Association, Sep 7;294(9):1034-42.
Woodard, J.L., Axelrod, B.N., Mordecai, K.,
Shannon , K.D. (2004). Value of signal detection theory indexes for Wechsler Memory Scale-III recognition measures. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 26, 577-586.
Roberts, J.S., Barber, M., Brown, T., Cupples, A., Farrer, L. LaRusse, S, Post, S., Quaid, K., Ravdin, L., Relkin, N., Sadovnick, D., Whitehouse, P., Woodard, J.L., Green, R.C. (2004). Who seeks genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer’s disease? Findings from a multi-site, randomized clinical trial. Genetics in Medicine, 6, 197-203.
National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging), “A Population Based Multidisciplinary Study of Centenarians” (Co-Project Leader)
National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging), “fMRI of the Person-Identity Network: Aging and APOE” (Co-Investigator)
National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health), “Risk Factors for Late Life Anxiety” (Co-Principal Investigator)
National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging), “Functional Neuroanatomy of Memory in Alzheimer’s Disease” (Principal Investigator)
Elected to Fellowship Status,
Academy of Neuropsychology, 2007
A.B., Psychology, Psychobiology, Chemistry-Biology, and French,
Ripon, Wisconsin , 1984
Graduate: M.A., Clinical Psychology,
Dayton, Ohio , 1987
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (minors in Statistics and Measurement and Clinical Neuropsychology),
Detroit, Michigan , 1991