Biography

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.   

Education

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

Videoconference diagnosis and management of Choctaw Indian dementia patients.
Weiner MF, Rossetti HC, Harrah K Alzheimers Dement 2011 Nov 7 6 562-6
Normative data for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in a population-based sample.
Rossetti HC, Lacritz LH, Cullum CM, Weiner MF Neurology 2011 Sep 77 13 1272-5
The CERAD Neuropsychologic Battery Total Score and the progression of Alzheimer disease
Rossetti HC, Munro Cullum C, Hynan LS, Lacritz LH. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2010 24 138-142

Honors & Awards

  • UVA Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award for Scholarship Excellence
    (2012)
  • University of Virginia Health System Chief Fellow
    (2011)
  • Carmen Miller Michael Award Recipient
    (2010)
  • UT Southwestern Clinical Psychology Chief Resident
    (2009)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

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