Dr. Rossetti obtained her undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology at UT Dallas in 2003 with highest honors and earned her Master of Science degree at UT Southwestern in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology. She went on to obtain her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at UT Southwestern where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Rossetti completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Virginia from 2010 to 2012 where she served as Chief Fellow. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012 where her departmental activities include neuropsychological/cognitive evaluation of persons with known or suspected neurological disorders. 

Dr. Rossetti's clinical expertise is in the area of neuropsychological assessment, with particular interest in working with individuals who have dementia, movement disorders, sports concussion, and brain injury.  Dr. Rossetti's research focuses on the relationship between vascular risk factors and development of mild cognitive impairment and dementia, as well as the early detection of mild cognitive impairment via neuropsychological screening measures.   


Undergraduate School
University of Texas at Dallas (2003)
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2007)
UT Southwestern Medical School (2009)
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2010)
UT Southwestern Medical School (2010)
Western State Hospital (2011)
University of Virginia (2012)
University of Virginia (2012)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Brain Tumors (Primary & Metastatic)
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Cognitive Effects of Medical or Psychiatric Disorders
  • Effects of Toxic Exposure or Chronic Substance Abuse
  • Memory Loss
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    An Abbreviated Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) for Dementia Screening.
    Horton DK, Hynan LS, Lacritz LH, Rossetti HC, Weiner MF, Cullum CM Clin Neuropsychol 2015 May 1-13
    Cognitive Impact of Lacunar Infarct and White Matter Hyperintensity Volume
    Warren, M., Weiner, M., Rossetti, H., McColl, R., Peshock, R., King, K. Demntia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 2015 Vol 5 170-175
    Association of 3.0-T Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers With Cognitive Function in the Dallas Heart Study.
    Gupta M, King KS, Srinivasa R, Weiner MF, Hulsey K, Ayers CR, Whittemore A, McColl RW, Rossetti HC, Peshock RM JAMA Neurol 2014 Dec
    Urinary Albumin to Creatinine Ratio as Potential Biomarker for Cerebral Microvascular Disease.
    Strickland AL, Rossetti HC, Peshock RM, Weiner MF, Nakonezny PA, McColl RW, Hulsey KM, Das SR, King KS Curr Neurovasc Res 2014 May
    Effect of Normal Aging Versus Hypertension, Abnormal Body Mass Index, and Diabetes Mellitus on White Matter Hyperintensity Volume.
    King KS, Peshock RM, Rossetti HC, McColl RW, Ayers CR, Hulsey KM, Das SR Stroke 2013 Nov
    Masters athletes exhibit larger regional brain volume and better cognitive performance than sedentary older adults.
    Tseng BY, Uh J, Rossetti HC, Cullum CM, Diaz-Arrastia RF, Levine BD, Lu H, Zhang R J Magn Reson Imaging 2013 Mar
    Luria's three-step test: what is it and what does it tell us?
    Weiner MF, Hynan LS, Rossetti H, Falkowski J Int Psychogeriatr 2011 Dec 23 10 1602-6

    Honors & Awards

    • UVA Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award for Scholarship Excellence
    • University of Virginia Health System Chief Fellow
    • Carmen Miller Michael Award Recipient
    • UT Southwestern Clinical Psychology Chief Resident

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • International Neuropsychological Society (2007)
    • National Academy of Neuropsychology (2007)
    • American Psychological Association (2006)