The PIAC Diversity Subcommittee is an integral part of PIAC’s mission, as it promotes the elevation of historically marginalized populations into the fabric of neuropsychological practice, research, teaching, and training in order to provide neuropsychologists with the knowledge and resources to better understand and serve an increasingly diverse U.S. population. Similarly, Diversity Subcommittee aims to reduce the historic inequities present in the field of neuropsychology. Given that SCN has an Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee (EMA), this committee will focus on diversity concerns beyond race and ethnicity which falls within EMA’s scope.


Allison Gregg, BA

Allison Gregg, BA, is a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology specializing in Clinical Neuropsychology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. As a predoctoral intern, she primarily provides outpatient neuropsychological assessment for adult patients with a variety of neurological, medical, and psychiatric concerns. Her research interests focus on the neurocognitive impact of Major Depressive Disorder, as well as the cognitive effects of antidepressant neuromodulation interventions. Her advocacy work focuses on efforts to increase equitable psychological treatment of diverse patient populations as well as support inclusion and diversity amongst psychology providers. She is a member of the APAGS Committee for Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, liaison to the International Psychology Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Issues (IPsyNet), and member of the APA’s Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Public Interest Advisory Committee, Diversity Subcommittee.

Chris Perriello

Chris Perriello is a doctoral candidate in Clinical-Community Psychology, specializing in clinical neuropsychology, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, IL Their research interests focus on examining the relationship between transdiagnostic repetitive negative thinking, executive functioning, and functional connectivity. As part of their clinical practicum training, Chris provides neuropsychological assessments for child and adult populations in the Champaign-Urbana area. Chris is a current student committee member of the APA’s Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Public Interest Advisory Committee, Diversity Subcommittee.

Sarah Cable, Ph.D

Sarah Cable, Ph.D. earned her doctoral degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is currently a Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cable identifies as a White heterosexual cisgender female and uses she/her pronouns. Clinically she enjoys completing neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents with a wide range of medical, neurological, and neurodevelopmental conditions. Dr. Cable feels strongly about disability as diversity and aims to provide culturally competent care through understanding the intersecting identities of her patients and their families. Dr. Cable’s research interests include the neuropsychological sequela and rehabilitation of acquired brain injuries in pediatric populations. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), APA Division 40 Society of Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN), and APA Division 22 Rehabilitation Psychology. Outside of the professional realm, Dr. Cable loves playing with her dog, spending time outside, and listening to podcasts. Dr. Cable is looking forward to her time serving as a member on the Diversity Subcommittee under SCN’s Public Interest Advisory Committee.

Nanako Hawley

Nanako Hawley is a second-year doctoral student in the Combined-Integrated Clinical and Counseling Psychology program at the University of South Alabama. Her research interest in clinical neuropsychology includes ethnic/racial disparities in cognitive aging, and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Nanako is a current student committee member of the APA’s Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Public Interest Advisory Committee, Diversity Subcommittee.

Cynthia Z. Burton, Ph.D.

Cynthia Z. Burton is a licensed clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Neuropsychology Section of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She earned her doctorate degree from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, with a focus in neuropsychology. She completed her clinical internship at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan. Clinically, she provides neuropsychological assessment to adult out patients with a range of neurological and psychiatric concerns, and clinical supervision in the neuropsychology postdoctoral program. Her research interests include recovery-oriented cognitive remediation interventions for people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, to improve cognition and everyday functioning (e.g., compensatory skills training, non-invasive brain stimulation, computerized cognitive training).

Jeanelle Ali, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeanelle Ali is a Clinical Neuropsychologist employed at the Centre for Cognitive Therapy in Ottawa, Canada, a private practice providing assessment and intervention services across the lifespan. Dr. Ali earned Psychology and M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology from the University of the West Indies and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of Memphis. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Clinical Neuropsychology fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Ali’s research interests are in neurocognitive trajectories among pediatric cancer survivors as well as cognitive and psychosocial functioning among at-risk, minority/ underserved populations.

Susanne Duvall, Ph.D.

Dr. Duvall is an Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in the departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. The majority of her clinical and research work focuses on promoting the value of neurodiversity by supporting individuals with disabilities, complex psychological conditions, and special healthcare needs. Her clinical expertise lies in neuropsychological evaluation and she enjoys working with children and young adults with special healthcare needs and sees patients through the Autism Program, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program and the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center. Research interests include development of executive function and neurocognitive outcomes in many medically complicated populations (premature birth, childhood cancer and brain tumors and autism spectrum disorders). Dr. Duvall is also very interested in cultural and individual differences that impact coping, functional outcome, diagnosis and treatment in these populations. She is the Co-Director of the Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion workgroup in the Psychology Division and a member of several diversity focused institutional groups at OHSU, such as the OHSU Institute on Development and Disability Diversity Committee. Dr. Duvall is also the Associate Director of Clinical Training for the Clinical Psychology PhD Program at OHSU and is heavily involved in training at all levels for future psychologists specializing in neuropsychology; this includes the APA accredited internship program, post-doctoral training and graduate student pre-doctoral practicum train.
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