Education Advisory Committee Member
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego
Researcher, VA San Diego Health Care System
Doctoral Program: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Internship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; Neuropsychology Track
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; University of California, San Diego, CA
Dr. Edmonds is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Neuropsychologist at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and a researcher at UCSD and the VA San Diego Healthcare System. She is also a faculty member in the San Diego State University (SDSU)/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Edmonds has a funded research program which focuses on improving the diagnosis of early stages of dementia, characterizing subtypes of mild cognitive impairment, and examining cognitive and biomarker changes across the spectrum of normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia. She was a recipient of SCN’s Levitt Early Career Award in 2017. Dr. Edmonds conducts outpatient neuropsychological assessments with adult and geriatric patients at the Memory, Aging and Resilience Clinic (MARC) at UCSD.
Dr. Edmonds began serving as a committee member on SCN’s Education Advisory Committee in 2020. She has a long-standing commitment to teaching and professional issues in neuropsychology, including the development of high-quality training experiences and mentorship opportunities. She provides clinical supervision to graduate students and predoctoral interns, and research mentorship to trainees at all levels. She also serves on university committees that promote diversity in the department and the field.