About Carrie R. McDonald, PhD
Carrie R. McDonald, PhD, is a neuropsychologist who conducts assessments in people who display behavioral or cognitive difficulties or changes that are significant enough to interfere with their daily living or development. These changes may be a result of injury, accident or disease.
Dr. McDonald's expertise is in conducting neuropsychological evaluations in individuals with neurological and psychiatric disorders. She is part of the Epilepsy Center team at UC San Diego Health.
She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and an adjunct professor in the Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is a member of the UCSD Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, and conducts neuropsychological and neuroimaging research in patients with epilepsy, dementia, and brain tumors.
Dr. McDonald earned her doctoral degree in clinical neuropsychology from University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions in Gainesville, Fla. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology.
UC San Diego Health Links
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- University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, FL
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- UC San Diego, VA Hospital, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- Clinical Neuropsychology
- American Board of Professional Psychology
Conditions and Treatments
- Cognitive Functioning in Epilepsy
- Brain Tumors and Dementia
- Postoperative Outcomes for Epilepsy Patients
- Seizure Disorder
- Neuropsychological Testing