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Department of Neurology

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Samantha Henry, Ph.D.

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Samantha Henry, Ph.D., is an Adult Neuropsychology fellow in the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her B.S. in psychology with minors in English, African-American studies, and criminal justice with honors from the University of Connecticut. She completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in medical/clinical psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship in the adult neuropsychology track at the University of Chicago. Her dissertation was entitled, “Relationship between Frustration Tolerance and Psychological Self-Regulatory Mechanisms in Weight Loss Maintenance.” Her clinical interests include neurocognitive assessment of patients with neurodegenerative conditions, individuals with chronic illness, and older adults from culturally diverse populations as well as pre-surgical evaluation of candidates for neurosurgical intervention and forensic assessment.

Ana Linda Diaz Santos, Psy.D.

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Ana Linda Diaz Santos, Psy.D., is a first-year Spanish/Cross-Cultural Adult Neuropsychology fellow in the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her B.S. in social sciences with a minor in psychology from Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico. She completed her M.S. in psychology with a concentration in applied health sciences from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology track)  with honors from Albizu University in Miami, Florida. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at New York University, Langone Medical Center- Rusk Rehabilitation. Her dissertation was titled: “Two Novel Memory Measures and their Association with Cortical Thickness in Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.” Her clinical interests include: neuropsychological assessment of Spanish-speaking individuals, neurodegenerative disorders in Hispanics/Latinos, specifically Alzheimer’s disease, and assessment of language (“brain mapping”) in bilingual or primarily Spanish speaking patients undergoing brain surgery (e.g., tumor resection).