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Carolyn Cook

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Graduate Student

Psychology

cc541611@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Fall 2012

Program

Clinical Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Julie Suhr

Research Interests

Carolyn is primarily interested in mild traumatic brain injury and psychological factors that influence an individual's perception of cognitive symptoms.

Curriculum Vitae

Carolyn M. Cook
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
200 Porter Hall
Athens, OH   45701
740-593-1707
cc541611@ohio.edu

Education

Ohio University, Athens, OH
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, August 2015
Masters Thesis: Effects of screening for Postconcussive Syndrome (PCS) on PCS symptom self-report and neuropsychological test performance
Faculty Advisor: Julie Suhr, Ph.D.

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
B.A. in Psychology with departmental honors, cum laude, June 2011 Northwestern University Psychology Honors Program
Honors Thesis: Associations of neuroticism and extraversion with a non- affective go/no-go task in young adults
Faculty Advisor: Susan Mineka, Ph.D.

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

2012-2013, Jane Zartman Woodrow Scholarship

Clinical Experience

2015-Present, Psychology Practicum Student: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Neuropsychology Clinic
Columbus, OH
Supervisors: Laura Boxley, Ph.D., Erica Dawson, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Conducting neuropsychological assessments in an outpatient medical center setting, scoring protocols, and writing integrated reports. Referrals include dementia, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and transplant.

2014-Present, Psychology Assistant: Echoing Meadows Residential Facility
Athens, OH
Supervisor: Beverly Williams, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Conducting brief therapeutic interventions with individuals with intellectual disability, conducting annual assessments and writing annual and semi-annual assessment reports.

2014-2015, Student Trainee: Psychology and Social Work Clinic
Ohio University, Athens, OH Supervisor: Julie Suhr, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Conducting neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments in a college student and community population, writing integrated reports and delivering feedback to clients. Referrals include dementia, stroke, mild TBI, ADHD, and Specific Learning Disability.

2013-2015, Student Clinician: Psychology and Social Work Clinic
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Supervisors: Tim Anderson, Ph.D., Justin Weeks, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Conducting intake evaluations and developing treatment plans, meeting with clients weekly for individual therapy sessions, attending weekly individual and group supervision meetings, working with college student and community populations. Referrals include Major Depressive Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Adjustment Disorder.

Publications

Cook, C., Suhr, J., & Bolinger, E. (2016). Further validation of the CAARS Infrequency Index (CII) for detection of noncredible report of ADHD symptoms. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. In press.

Cook, C., & Suhr, J. (2016). Effects of screening for postconcussive syndrome (PCS) on PCS symptom self-report and neuropsychological test performance. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2016.1139186

Presentations

Cook, C., & Suhr, J. (2016). Effects of screening for postconcussive syndrome (PCS) on PCS symptom self-report and neuropsychological test performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA.

Bryant, A., Lee, E., Howell, A., Morgan, B., Cook, C., Patel, K.,…Suhr, J. (2015). Malingered functional impairment in the context of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A simulation study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Austin, TX.

Lee, E., Clark, R., Buelow, M., Patel, K., Cook, C., Morgan, B.,… Suhr, J. (2015). Malingered ADHD on the CAARS: Do reasons for malingering matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Austin, TX.

Morgan, B., Cook, C., & Suhr, J. (2015). Noncredible report in ADHD evaluation: A concern for assessment of functional impairment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Austin, TX.

Patel, K., Bryant, A., Menatti, A., Howell, A., Morgan, B., Cook, C.,… Suhr, J. (2015). MMPI-2 RF profiles in malingered ADHD: Does reason for malingering matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Austin, TX.

Cook, C., Patel, K., Menatti, A., Kinzer, A., McInerney, K., & Suhr, J. (2015). Hypertension and driving risk: Neuropsychological ability as mediator. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO.

Bolinger, E., Morgan, B., Cook, C., Menatti, A., & Suhr, J. (2014). What does an elevation on MMPI-2-RF Revised Clinical Scale 8 mean in university students referred for evaluation? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, NY.

Cook, C., Bolinger, E., Morgan, B., Menatti, A., & Suhr, J. (2014). Illness perceptions are related to invalid symptom report and malingering on neuropsychological tests. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, NY.

Menatti, A., Bolinger, E., Cook, C., Morgan, B., & Suhr, J. (2014). The concept of cogniphobia and its relation to validity of neuropsychological evaluation in medical patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, NY.

Bolinger, E., Cook, C., & Suhr, J. (2014). Relationship of MMPI-2-RF NUC and COG scales to malingering in ADHD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.

Cook, C., Bolinger, E., & Suhr, J. (2014). Further validation of the CAARS Infrequency Index in ADHD evaluation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.

Cook, C. (2011). Associations of neuroticism and extraversion with a non-affective go/no-go task in young adults. Poster presented at the Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Evanston, IL.

Research Experience

2012-Present  Graduate Research Assistant: Clinical Neuropsychology Laboratory
Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH Faculty Advisor: Julie Suhr, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Developed and executed a research project investigating the effects of response expectancies on test performance in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury, developed and executed a thesis project examining the effects of randomized feedback from a PCS screening instrument on self-reported symptoms and test performance, running participants for additional research projects, entering and analyzing clinic data.

2009-2011, Undergraduate Research Assistant: Youth Emotion Project Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Faculty Advisor: Susan Mineka, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Co-developed and executed a research project for an undergraduate honors thesis, conducted analyses, scheduled interviews with participants, coded and entered data.

Community Activities and Leadership

2016-Present, ADDRESSING Diversity Committee
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Responsibilities: Developed strategies for recruitment and retainment of diverse graduate students.

2015-Present, Clinical Representative to Department Faculty Meetings: Graduate Representative Council
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Responsibilities: Attended department faculty meetings to represent student concerns and disseminated information discussed to clinical graduate students.

2013-2015, Admissions Committee Member: Graduate Representative Council
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Responsibilities: Organized visitation days and related social activities for applicants to the clinical psychology doctoral program.

 


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