Publications & Communications Committee

Publications & Communications Committee Chair: Laura Boxley, PhD, ABPP

About the PCC

The Publications and Communications Committee (PCC) oversees SCN’s publications and communication-related activities. The primary SCN publication is its semiannual newsletter, which is published every winter and summer. Many other forms of communication are coordinated by this committee, including the official SCN websiteonline training directory, social media (FacebookTwitterLinkedIn), the SCN listserv, and our monthly NeuroBlast email newsletter.

*APA guidelines for participation in social media/forums

Committee Members

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Laura Boxley, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Laura Boxley is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC), with a joint appointment in the Department of Neurology. She is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Boxley received her doctoral degree from Loma Linda University in Clinical Psychology. She completed her adult clinical neuropsychology internship and fellowship at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) and the University of Michigan/VAAAHS Postdoctoral Fellowship Consortium respectively. Dr. Boxley is currently the Director of Clinical Neuropsychology Training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, supervising students in both an APA approved neuropsychology internship track and AAPCN approved postdoctoral fellowship. She also supervises psychiatry and neurology residents in training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. In addition to student training, Dr. Boxley has clinical expertise in the assessment of acquired brain injury, neurodegenerative illness, and general cognitive health among medical populations. In her free time, she enjoys chasing after her two small children and volunteering for her local board of elections.

Claire Speelman, PhD

Claire Speelman is currently a clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC). She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Cincinnati and completed her APA-accredited predoctoral internship at OSUWMC. Her dissertation examined cognitive strategies to reduce decision-making bias and explored the relationship between medication adherence and quality of life in individuals with epilepsy. Her clinical interests include epilepsy, sport-related acquired injury, and movement disorders. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, skiing, and exploring new places.


Brittany Z. Crowley, MEd

Brittany Z. Crowley is currently a predoctoral intern in the Neuropsychology Track of the VA Maryland Healthcare System / University of Maryland School of Medicine Consortium. She is a fifth-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia. Brittany's research interests in clinical neuropsychology are focused on cognitive and neuropsychiatric correlates of neurodegenerative diseases for both patients and caregivers. She is currently collaborating with mentors on a project investigating depression as a modulating factor in patient and caregiver perceptions of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Parkinson's disease. In her free time she enjoys traveling, writing, and spending time with family and friends.


Melissa J. Levy, MA

Melissa Levy is a 5th year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, specializing in Neuropsychology. Her clinical and research interests include neuropsychological assessment of forensic populations, rehabilitation neuropsychology, and issues of validity in cognitive testing. She is also interested in graduate student mental health and currently serves as a student leader at the University of Denver to help improve mental health services. She serves as the student representative on the Publications and Communications Committee.

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