Dr. Didehbani received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Baylor University and continued to The University of North Texas where she obtained her Master’s in Clinical Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology. She completed an internship at Wayne State University with rotations in health psychology, adult neuropsychology, and pediatric neuropsychology. Following internship she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at Dallas under the supervision of Dr. Munro Cullum. She joined UT Southwestern Faculty in 2015 with a joint adjunct appointment at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her departmental activities include TBI research and neuropsychological evaluation of person’s with known or suspected neurological disorders inclduing dementia and epilepsy.
Dr. Didehbani’ s current research focuses on longitudinal effects of head impact in youth athletes and aging effects of traumatic brain injury. Her clinical expertise is in neuropsychological assessment, with primary interest in examining individuals with sports related concussion and neurocognitive disorders.
Dr. Didehbani is a member of American Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, and serves as the Education Chair of the Sports Neuropsychology Society.
- Medical School
- University of North Texas
- Wayne State University (2008), Clinical Psychology
- Other Post Graduate Training
- University of North Texas (2009)
- Graduate School
- University of North Texas (2009), Psychology
- Insight and empathy in schizophrenia.
- Didehbani N, Shad MU, Tamminga CA, Kandalaft MR, Allen TT, Chapman SB, Krawczyk DC Schizophr. Res. 2012 Dec 142 1-3 246-7
Assessment and Management of Sports Concussion. In Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury
Bell, K., Rinaldi, R., & Didehbani, N (2018). Elsevier