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Neurology - Neuropsychology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Faculty and Staff

Major R. Bradshaw, Ph.D.

Dr. Major R. Bradshaw

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Background

Dr. Major R. Bradshaw is an assistant professor of neurology and licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology consistent with Houston Conference Guidelines. He earned his B.A. ('95) in psychology from University of Texas at Austin and went on to The University of Houston where he earned a M.S. ('00) and Ph.D. ('04). He completed his internship at The University of Arizona ('03) and his post-doctoral fellowship at BCM's Department of Neurology ('05). In 2006, he joined the faculty in Department of Neurology.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bradshaw specializes in neuropsychological evaluations of adults with neurological disorders impacting cognition and behavioral functioning, including dementia, cerebrovascular disease, ALS, and head injury. Additional interests include assessment of the cognitive impact of mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Dr. Bradshaw's clinic times are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Research Interests

Cognitive patterns and subtypes in prodromal and early dementia, the neurocognitive manifestations of mental health disorders, and the mental health correlates of neurological disorders.

Stephen R. McCauley, Ph.D.

Dr. Stephen R. McCauley
Background

Dr. Stephen R. McCauley is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation (primary), neurology, and pediatrics, and a licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology. He earned his B.S. ('89) and M.A. ('95) in psychology, and Ph.D. ('97) in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Houston. He completed his clinical psychology/neuropsychology internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. McCauley joined the faculty of BCM as an instructor in 1998 and became an assistant professor in 1999.

Clinical Interests

Specializing in neuropsychological evaluations of adults with dementias, Dr. McCauley's clinic times are Monday - Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Research Interests

Neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies of children and adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI); rehabilitation of memory disorders following TBI; children with strokes from sickle cell disease; Neuropsychological and functional/structural neuroimaging of treatment effects for substance abuse and PTSD in veterans with TBI.

Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.

Dr. Adriana M. Strutt

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Background

Dr. Adriana M. Strutt is an assistant professor of neurology and licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology. She earned her B.A. ('98) from the University of La Verne, Calif. and both her M.A. in experimental psychology ('04) and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology ('06) from Loma Linda University, Calif. She completed her clinical psychology/neuropsychology internship at BCM in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and her neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship in BCM's Department of Neurology. She became faculty in the Department of Neurology in 2008 and joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2009.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Strutt specializes in neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents and adults; mono and bilingual Spanish speakers, attention deficit disorder, Tourette's syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder, differential diagnosis of dementia, pre and post surgical evaluations of patients with epilepsy and vascular malformations and psychiatric comorbidities. Dr. Strutt's clinic times are Monday and Wednesday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Research Interests

Validating and norming neuropsychological measures for the Spanish speaking community; neuroimaging of patients with epilepsy and dementia; deep brain stimulation for obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome; cognitive and behavioral changes in ALS; psychiatric comorbidities of patients with psychogenic conditions.

Michele K. York, Ph.D.(Section Head)

Dr. Michele K. York

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Background

Dr. Michele K. York is the neuropsychology section head and assistant professor of neurology and psychiatry. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology. She earned her B.A. ('93), M.A. ('96) and Ph.D. ('98) from Vanderbilt University, Tenn. in clinical psychology. She completed her clinical psychology/neuropsychology internship at BCM in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology and her neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship in BCM's Department of Neurosurgery. She became an assistant professor at BCM in 2000 in the Department of Neurosurgery and moved her primary appointment to the Department of Neurology in 2005. Dr. York is currently in the process of completing the ABPP board certification process in neuropsychology.

Clinical Interests

Dr. York specializes in neuropsychological evaluation of adults with movement disorders, including patients with deep brain stimulation; differential diagnosis of dementias; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); pre and post surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy and movement disorders; language mapping during awake surgery for epilepsy and tumors. Dr. York's clinic times are Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Research Interests

Neuropsychological evaluation of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease; neuroimaging of patients with movement disorders; cognitive and behavioral changes in ALS and FTD; outcome of temporal lobectomy.

Support Staff

Victoria Delano
Admin Support Coord I

Olivier Barthelemy
Psychometrician

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