Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences; Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy and Neurocognitive Assessment Laboratory
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia – United States
Scott D. Bender is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist (ABPP-CN) and is Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Science at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of North Texas where he began his studies of malingering detection under the mentorship of Richard Rogers, Ph.D. After completing his internship in clinical neuropsychology at Yale School of Medicine in 2000, Dr. Bender completed his postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology in the department of Neurology at the University of Virginia. He joined the UVA department of Psychiatry faculty in 2002 and has been with the Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy since 2005. His primary duties include conducting clinical and forensic neuropsychological evaluations, teaching, and publishing manuscripts. His areas of research involve differential diagnosis of malingering and the effects of traumatic brain injury (particularly mild TBI) on neurocognitive and emotional functioning. He has authored multiple published manuscripts, articles, and chapters in these areas, and recently co-edited the 4th edition of Clinical Assessment of Malingering and Deception.
Monday, November 4
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM