Jessica Foley, PhD, ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychologist located in San Francisco, CA (Van Ness & Bush St)

Jessica Foley, PhD, ABPP-CN

About Dr. Foley

Dr. Jessica Foley is a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN). She conducts neuropsychological evaluations for patients presenting with suspicion of neurodegenerative illness. She also performs comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of adults with a variety of known or suspected neurologic illnesses. Dr. Foley is specialized in the assessment of adults across the lifespan with concern regarding neurologic and neurodegenerative compromise.

In addition to her work at The Clinic, Dr. Foley is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Attending Neuropsychologist within the UCSF Department of Neurology Memory and Aging Center. She was awarded a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 2002, followed by a Ph.D. and Psy.D. from Nova Southeastern University (2007) with a specialization in clinical neuropsychology. She completed predoctoral internship training specializing in neuropsychology at Brown Medical School Department of Psychiatry, and postdoctoral fellowship training in neuropsychology at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neurosciences and Human Behavior. She previously (2009-2014) served as a Neuropsychologist and Instructor of Psychiatry within the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry and the Boston VA Medical Center, where she functioned as the senior Neuropsychologist within the Brockton division, which is specialized in the assessment of medically complex older adults. She also served as faculty within the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology and Training Leader for neuropsychology training within the geropsychology internship and fellowship programs. Dr. Foley serves as a faculty mentor for neuropsychology students in training, supporting clinical and research skills among scientist-practitioners in clinical neuropsychology.

Dr. Foley has authored or co-authored 30 peer reviewed research publications including empirical studies and literature reviews, and has collaborated on or independently authored a myriad of additional book chapters, book reviews, and professional conference presentations and symposia, with a primary focus on neuropsychology, normal and pathological brain aging, and risk factors for cognitive impairment. Her research predominantly concerns the interface between brain white matter microstructural pathology and cognitive abnormalities among neurodegenerative and related conditions, as well as methods to facilitate earlier detection of abnormalities among these populations.

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