Biography

Dr. Lott is a clinical faculty member in the neuropsychology service at Children’s Health in Dallas and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  He completed his Ph.D. at Brigham Young University and his two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  

He primarily works in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, specializing in evaluating and treating patients with acquired brain injuries (e.g., traumatic brain injury, stroke, encephalitis) and other neurologic conditions.   He has a special clinical interest in cognitive rehabilitation and his research focuses on evaluating the impact of everyday lifestyle factors (e.g., physical activity, sleep, diet) on the neurocognitive development of children and adolescents.  Dr. Lott is involved in various professional organizations and participates in the education and clinical supervision of trainees.

Education

Undergraduate
Utah Valley State College (2007), Behavioral Science
Graduate School
Brigham Young University (2015), Clinical Psychology

Research Interest

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Cognitive Rehabilitaion
  • Impact of health-related behaviors (sleep, exercise, diet, etc.) on neurodevelopment

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Executive Control Mediates the Association Between Aerobic Fitness and Emotion Regulation in Preadolescent Children.
Lott MA, Jensen CD J Pediatr Psychol 2017 03 42 2 162-173
An Evaluation of a Smartphone-Assisted Behavioral Weight Control Intervention for Adolescents: Pilot Study.
Jensen CD, Duncombe KM, Lott MA, Hunsaker SL, Duraccio KM, Woolford SJ JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016 Aug 4 3 e102

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (2015)