Kriscinda Whitney, Ph.D., HSPP

Kriscinda A. Whitney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry (VA Affiliate)


Personal Statement  My clinical, teaching and research focus on neuropsychological assessment. I am currently studying various methods of examining the validity of neuropsychological test results.

Education  Undergraduate: Ball State University

Graduate School: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Internship: Ann Arbor VA Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Michigan health System
Current Academic Interests  Teaching: Involved in teaching geriatric psychiatry residents and pre-doctoral psychology interns.

Clinical: Conduct neuropsychological assessments of veterans referred from throughout the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Research: Interested examining methods for assessing the validity of neuropsychological test results, as well as examining the cognitive and emotional sequaelae of chemotherapy treatment for cancer.
Recent Publications   Whitney, K.A. (In Press). Predicting Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM) and Medical Symptom validity Test (MSVT) Failure within a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Use of the Response Bias Scale (RBS) and Henry-Heilbronner Index (HHI). Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  


Whitney, K.A., Mossbarger, B.L., Herman, S.M., & Ibarra, S. (2012). Is the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) superior to the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in detecting subtle cognitive impairment among middle-aged outpatient U.S. military veterans? Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 27(7), 742-748.    


Whitney, K.A., Shepard, P.H., & Davis, J.J. (2012). WAIS-IV Digit Span variables: Are they valuable for use in predicting TOMM and MSVT failure?  Applied Neuropsychology, 0, 1-12.


Kriscinda Whitney, Ph.D., HSPP

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