Biography

Dr. Holland is a Board Certified Neuropsychologist with the Neuropsychology Service at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMCD) and Associate Professor in Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW).  Dr. Holland also serves as Research Director for the CMCD Neuropsychology Service.  She is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN).  She also is credentialed with the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

Dr. Holland has extensive experience in psychological and neuropsychological assessment of medically complex children and adolescents, particularly specializing in pediatric cancer populations and rare brain diseases, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities.

Dr. Holland served as the President of the Texas Psychological Association in 2019.

She has been the recipient of numerous awards from organizations including the American Psychological Association, American Board of Professional Psychology, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, National Academy of Neuropsychology, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Texas Psychological Association, and Dallas Psychological Association.

Education

Undergraduate
Stanford University (2008), Psychology
Undergraduate
Stanford University (2008), Neuroscience
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Clinical Psychology

Research Interest

  • Dr. Holland heads an active research lab investigating genetic and intrapersonal factors influencing neurocognitive outcomes in medically complex children, adolescents, and young adults, with a particular focus on pediatric oncology and rare brain diseases.
  • Dr. Holland is the Research Director of the CMC Neuropsychology Service. She also serves on the Research Committee for the UTSW Clinical Psychology Graduate Program.
  • She serves as a research mentor for students in the Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Psychology graduate programs at UTSW and the Pediatric Oncology Fellowship Program at CMCD.

Publications

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Selected ethical issues in computerized cognitive training
Hague, C., Holland, A. A., & Gottlieb, M. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology
Fatigue, emotional functioning, and executive dysfunction in pediatric multiple sclerosis.
Holland AA, Graves D, Greenberg BM, Harder LL Child Neuropsychol 2014 20 1 71-85
Cognitive functioning in pediatric transverse myelitis.
Harder LL, Holland AA, Frohman E, Graves D, Greenberg BM Mult. Scler. 2013 Jun 19 7 947-52
Complicated subdural empyema in an adolescent.
Holland AA, Morriss M, Glasier PC, Stavinoha PL Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2013 Feb 28 1 81-91

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • "20 Under 40" Young Professionals Award
    People Newspapers (2020)
  • Early Career Service Award
    American Board of Professional Psychology (2020)
  • Early Career Service Award
    National Academy of Neuropsychology (2018)
  • Robert McPherson Legislative Action Award
    Texas Psychological Association (2018)
  • Distinguished Young Alumna Award
    Ursuline Academy (2017)
  • Early Career Achievement Award
    American Psychological Association (2015)
  • Evidence-Based Practice Award
    Children's Health (2015)
  • Outstanding Contribution to Science Award
    Texas Psychological Association (2015)
  • President's Award
    Texas Psychological Association (2014)
  • Scholarship Award
    American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (2014)
  • APA State Leadership Conference Invited Delegate
    American Psychological Association (2013)
  • Anne Anastasi Recognition Award
    Division 1 of the American Psychological Association (2012)
  • APA State Leadership Conference Invited Delegate
    American Psychological Association (2012)
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award
    Dallas Psychological Association (2012)
  • APA State Leadership Conference Invited Delegate
    American Psychological Association (2011)
  • Carmen Miller Michael Award for Scholarship and Citizenship
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)
  • Clinical Psychology Research Award
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)
  • NPTR Credentialing Scholarship
    National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (2011)
  • Nominee to 2011 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2010)
  • Award of Excellence
    Stanford University (2008)
  • Cap and Gown Inductee
    Stanford Women's Honor Society (2008)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Inductee
    Stanford University (2008)
  • Bio-X Undergraduate Research Award
    Stanford University (2006)
  • Psi Chi Inductee
    Stanford University (2006)