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Gina Bien, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist at the VA Medical Center and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Her clinical interests are in neurocognitive assessment of neurosurgical and neurological populations. She conducts evaluations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She is involved in clinical and research supervision of interns and residents in neuropsychology at the VA. She also lectures in the resident didactic series.

Christopher Copeland, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His clinical interests are in neurocognitive assessment of neurosurgical and neurological populations. He conducts evaluations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He is involved in clinical and research supervision of residents in neuropsychology.

Daniel J. Heyanka, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is a neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His clinical interests are in neuropsychological assessment and diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, brain tumors, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, and traumatic brain injury. He has a special interest in the neuropsychological evaluation of patients prior to and following brain tumor surgery and treatment, as well as involvement in intra-operative brain mapping during tumor resection surgery. 

Jessica Holster, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at OUHSC. She has amassed extensive pre- and post-doctoral training in neuropsychology among patients across the lifespan. Her current focus is in pediatric neuropsychology; she primarily provides clinical services to children and adolescents with a variety of developmental and neurological disorders in inpatient and outpatient settings. As an educator, Dr. Holster participates in the training of Psychiatry and Psychology interns and residents. She is active in research as well.

John Linck, Ph.D., ABPP-CN,
is a neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He is the Director of the Residency in Neuropsychology. His clinical interests are in neurocognitive assessment of neurosurgical and neurological populations. He also has some interest in forensic and completes evaluations in this area. He conducts evaluations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He is involved in clinical and research supervision of residents in neuropsychology. He also lectures in the resident didactic series.

Patrick J. Mason, Ph.D., FICPP, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Geriatric Medicine and is the Director of Geropsychology at the Oklahoma City Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Mason provides psychological care to veterans in the Home Based Primary Care program. He also provides management and leadership of the Geropsychology emphasis track at the VAMC. He offers training opportunities to interns and residents interested in Geropsychology and home-based care.

Bill Ruwe, Psy.D., Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist at the VA Medical Center and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His clinical interests are in neurocognitive assessment as well as individual and group psychotherapy of patients with neurologic illness. He is involved in clinical supervision of psychology residents, interns, and practicum students at the VA.

James G. Scott, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Vice-Chair and Director of Clinical Psychology training Programs, and a neuropsychologist in the Adult Neuropsychological Assessment Laboratory. His clinical interests are in assessment of neurosurgical and neurological populations. He also has interest in forensic and completes evaluations in this area. He is involved in clinical and research supervision of residents in neuropsychology. He also lectures in the resident didactic series. 

Kristen Hilliard Sorocco, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is the Director of the Geropsychology emphasis track, and a psychologist for the Community Living Center and Palliative Care Unit at the VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK. She offers training opportunities to interns and residents interested in geropsychology, palliative care, interdisciplinary treatment teams, and clinical research.

 
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