Clinical Research Summary
Jacqueline Massa, Ph.D. is a Clinical Neuropsychology Fellow at The NeuroCognitive Institute (NCI). In this role she is providing both clinical and clinical research services. Neuropsychometry services include: administering, scoring and learning how to interpret data from functional cortical assessments and functional brain mapping scans. She will also be helping administer various neuromodulatory interventions. Her clinical research duties at NCI include work as a sub-investigator in clinical trials across a number of different studies with various CNS related disorder such as: ADHD, Autism, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, OCD, Tourette’s, and Mood Disorders.
Before joining NCI, Dr. Massa was a director and founder of the Middle East Technical University – Neuropsychology Clinic Assessment Standardization Practices Informing Student Retention (METU-NCC ASPIRE). This center evaluates adults with variety of attention, learning and developmental difficulties.
Dr. Massa has experience in assessing children, adolescents and to diagnosing cognitive and emotional disorders adversely affect academics. Evaluations include cognitive, academic, behavioral and emotional measures as well as classroom observation. She also has experience in collection and maintenance of data for clinical research on Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Non-verbal Learning Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Specific Learning Disabilities, grant writing, poster presentations and professional journal submissions. She has been published over the years in major publications on neuropsychology, as well as presented in conferences in North America and Europe.
Training, Academic Affiliations and Professional Activities
Dr. Massa earned her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York in 2008. In 2009, she received the Emerging Researcher Award from the New Jersey Psychological Association.