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About Katherine J. Bangen, PhD

Katherine Bangen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who treats older adults with neurological and psychiatric disorders. Her expertise is in conducting clinical neuropsychological evaluations that can help identify root causes of neurological or cognitive problems. Dr. Bangen is part of the Memory, Aging and Resilience Clinic (MARC), a multi-disciplinary team providing comprehensive cognitive, emotional and physical health evaluations of older adults.

An assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, she applies brain imaging and neuropsychological tools to study cognitive and brain changes with normal aging, mild cognitive impairment and dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. She is also involved in training clinical psychology graduate and medical students at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Bangen completed a postdoctoral fellowship in geriatric mental health at UC San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a fellowship in traumatic brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. She completed a clinical internship in neuropsychology at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in neuropsychology, from the San Diego State University/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program.

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For more information, see Psychiatry.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Degree

  • San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-09-03

Conditions and Treatments

  • Neuropsychological Evaluation
  • Mental Health in Older Adults
  • Senior Behavioral Health
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted