Biography

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Dr. Brewer-Mixon is a clinical neuropsychologist with administrative, teaching, research, supervisory, and clinical duties in the Department of Applied Clinical Research. Clinically, she offers neuropsychological evaluations and neuropsychotherapy interventions to persons with neurological and/or functional disorders. She is currently serving as the Associate Director for the Applied Clinical Research Ph.D. and master's programs and directs courses in the PhD program. Dr. Brewer-Mixon serves on various administrative faculty committees within the Department of Applied Clinical Research and the School of Health Professions. In addition, she is the current Health Professions representative to the UTSW Faculty Senate and a Senate representative to the UT System Faculty Advisory Committee. 

Education

Undergraduate School
University of Texas at Arlington (1985), Psychology
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1994)
Other Post Graduate Training
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1994)
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996), Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Interest

  • Neuropsychology of neurological and psychiatric disorders
  • Treatment of Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease to Improve Gait
  • Well-being of Care Partners for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors

Publications

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Level of Performance Accuracy for Core Halstead-Reitan Measures by Pooling Normal Controls from Published Studies: Comparison with Existing Norms in a Clinical Sample
Greer, S.E., Cannici, J. P., Brewer, K.K., & Pennett, D.L. Perceptual & Motor Skills 2010 111 (1) 3-18
Long-Term Planning for Individuals with Chronic Disability: A Guide for Families
Seaton, D., Brewer, K., Farrell, H.C., Brewer, S.C., Green, D., & Pharis, D. Booklet published by the Seaton Foundation Spring 2004
Brief Recall Tasks and Memory Assessment in Alzheimer’s Disease
Kaltreider, L.B., Cullum, C.M., Lacritz, L.H., Brewer, K.K., & Filley, C.M. Applied Neuropsychology 1999 6 165-169
Anesthesia as a Possible Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline in the Elderly
Brewer, K.K., Haq, A., Cullum, C.M., & Rosenberg, R.N. Facts and Research in Gerontology 1996

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Honors & Awards

  • UTSW School of Health Professions Professional Contribution Award
    Given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in leadership & service to the School of Health Professions and to UTSW (2020-2021)
  • Professional Contribution Award
    Brain Injury Association of Texas (2005-2006)
  • Chief Resident
    UT Southwestern Graduate Clinical Psychology Program (1991-1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (2020)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) (2015)
  • American Psychological Association (1994)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 40 (Neuropsychology) (1994)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (1994)