Member, Education Advisory Committee
Denver Health Medical Center
Doctoral Program: Pacific University, Hillsboro, OR
Internship: Central Arkansas VA Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR; Neuropsychology Track
Postdoctoral Fellowship: New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM
Dr. Peraza is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Denver Health Medical Center, and Instructor faculty member with the Department of Psychiatry at University of Colorado School of Medicine. She serves as the neuropsychology training director of the Denver Health Medical Center Neuropsychology Consultation Service externship and participates in clinical supervision and didactic seminars on neuropsychology in the generalist internship program at Denver Health.
Dr. Peraza primarily conducts outpatient neuropsychological assessment for adult and geriatric patients. She also conducts inpatient screening neuropsychological assessments primarily for questions of decisional capacity. The Denver-metro safety-net hospital and academic medical center’s typical referring questions/diagnoses include TBI, dementia, substance abuse, and/or psychological problems in an underserved medically and psychiatrically complex patient population. Dr. Peraza also conducts epilepsy pre-surgical neuropsychological evaluations. She has particular interests in multiculturalism and diversity in neuropsychology.
Dr. Peraza has served as a committee member on SCN’s Education Advisory Committee beginning in 2018. She has a strong interest in education and mentorship with particular interests in fostering professional development and promoting diversity in the field of neuropsychology.