Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Washington, District of Columbia – United States
Dr. Ortiz-Hernández is a neuropsychology fellow at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC (DCVAMC), where she provides both neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation services. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from George Washington University in 2018. Dr. Ortiz-Hernández completed a yearlong pre-doctoral psychology internship at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas. During internship, she conducted both inpatient and outpatient psychological and neuropsychological evaluations and provided behavioral medicine interventions to patients presenting with diverse health-related challenges (e.g., psychosocial challenges among cancer survivors, psychosocial adjustment after amputations, heart and kidney transplants, bariatric surgery, etc.). Her predoctoral training also included practicum experiences at St. Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, DC) and UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (Los Angeles, CA). Dr. Ortiz’s areas of clinical and research interest include cognitive health and rehabilitation, behavioral health interventions, language-appropriate neuropsychological evaluations, and movement disorders.
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM