Stephen Correia

Health Promotion & Behavior, Institute of Gerontology
Associate Professor
Director of Neuropsychology, Cognitive Aging Research and Education (CARE) Center

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion & Behavior, Institute of Gerontology

Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP/CN joined the UGA faculty in August 2022. He is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist. Dr. Corriea earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a focus on neuropsychology at the University of Rhode Island. He completed his internship training at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Correia then returned to RI for a clinical neuropsychology fellowship at Brown University/Butler Hospital. Dr. Correia then completed a research fellowship also at Brown/Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program.

Following these fellowships, he became Neuropsychology Section Chief at the Providence VA Medical Center and served as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University. Dr. Correia served as coordinator of the neuropsychology track of Brown’s Clinical Psychology Internship and later as Director of its postdoctoral Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program. Dr. Correia also served several years as the Secretary/Treasurer and President of the Association for Internship Training in Clinical Neuropsychology – he is now AITCN’s immediate past president. In his AITCN role, he serves on the Steering Committee of the Minnesota 2022Update Conference on Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology.(401) 542-4613


Manhattanville College
Purchase, NY
September 1978 – December 1979 (transferred)

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Psychology, Bachelor of Arts
January 1980 – May 1982
Summa cum laude

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Clinical Psychology, Master of Arts,
September 1994 – May 1998

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy
May 1998 – May 2001

Psychology Internship Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center,
Gainesville, FL

Neuropsychology/Geropsychology Focus
(APA Accredited)
September 1999 – August 2000

Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Clinical/Research)
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown Medical School (Butler Hospital)
Providence, RI
(APA Accredited)
September 2000 – August 2002

Post-Doctoral Dementia Research Fellow (Research; T32, National Institute on Aging)
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown Medical School (Butler Hospital)
Providence, RI
September 2003-August 2005

Areas of Expertise
  • Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Diffusion tensor imaging
  • Training
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Psychology, 2008-2009
    • Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
  • The Toy Caldwell-Colbert Excellence in Teaching Award (Psychology), June 2017
    • Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
  • Chair, Advisory Board, Navigating Neuropsychology Podcast, 2019 – 2022
  • Association for Internship Training in Clinical Neuropsychology
    • Secretary/Treasurer, 2012 – 2017
    • President Elect, 2017-2018
    • President, 2018-2022
  • Director, Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (postdoctoral), Brown University
  • American Psychological Association
    • Division 40 – Society for Neuropsychology
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • American Academy of Neuropsychology
Course Instruction
  • GRNT 3400E Cognitive Aging and the Brian
  • GRNT 7400E Cognitive Health and Aging
  • GNRT 8010 Gerontology Pracitcum / PSY 8500 Clinical Staff Practicum
Research Interests
  • Cognitive aging
  • Dementia and Related Disorders
  • Neuroimaging
  • Large Data
Selected Publications

Sharma A., Goodman A, Allendorfer J, Philip N, Correia, S, LaFrance CW, & Szlafarski J.
(2021). Regional brain atrophy and aberrant cortical folding relate to anxiety and
depression in patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Epilepsia.

Lafo J, Singh M, Jiang L, Correia S, Madrigal C, Clements R, Kim J, Wu W-C, Erqou S,
Rudolph JL, MD. (2022) Outcomes in heart failure patients discharged to skilled nursing
facilities with delirium. ESC Heart Failure, 9)3):1891-1900.

Thompson, L., Harrington, K., Roque, N., Strenger., J., Correia, S., Jones, R., Salloway, S.,
& Sliwinski, M. (2022). A highly feasible, reliable, and fully remote protocol for mobile
app-based cognitive assessment in cognitively healthy older adults. Alzheimer’s &
Dementia: Diagnosis & Disease Monitoring, 14(1):e12283.

Szaflarski JP, Allendorfer JB, Goodman AM, Byington C, Philip NS. Correia S, & LaFrance
CW. Diagnostic delay in functional seizures is associatetd with abnormal processing of
facial emotions. Epilepsy & Behavior, 131(Pt A):108712.

Gold D, Wisialowski C, Piryatinsky I, Malloy P, Correia S, Salloway S, Klinge P, Gaudet C,
Niermeyer M, & Lee A. Longitudinal post-shunt outcomes in idiopathic normal pressure
hydrocephalus with and without comorbid Alzheimer’s disease. Biological Psychiatry:
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. (in press).

Gaudet CE, Gold D, Castelluccio B McLaughlin NCR, & Correia, S. Limitations of
Performance Validity Tests in Dementia Evaluations: The Role of Base Rates.
Psychological Assessment (in press).


In-vivo Measurement of Myelin in Alzheimer’s Disease Using mcDESPOT, Geriatric Psychiatry Rounds, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, November 15, 2011.

Advances in Neuroimaging of Dementia. Dementia Seminar. Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, April 11, 2012.

Diffusion-Tensor Imaging and Sleep in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Research Week Series, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, May 20, 2015. Correia, S revised: 19 August 2022 23

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical & Research Neuroimaging Features. In: From TBI to CTE: A Review and Update on Diagnosis, Management, and Pathophysiology of Mild TBI and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Skoble L (chair). Presenters: Mernoff S, Correia S, Alosco M. American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, March 19, 2016. Washington, DC.

Clinical Neuroimaging. Guest presentation, Neuropsychology Training Rounds. Cleveland Hospital Neuropsychology Service. March 03, 2022 (virtual platform).