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Christina Palmese Roosen

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Neurology
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Psychiatry
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Clinical Psychology

Clinical Focus

  • Cognitive Neurology

Education

  • Internship, Neuropsychology
    North Shore University Hospital

  • Fellowship, Neuropsychology
    Columbia University Medical Center

Biography

    Christina A Palmese PhD, ABPP is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and Director of Neuropsychology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.  Dr. Palmese’s clinical interests include pediatric and adult neuropsychological assessments as well as cognitive remediation in people with Parkinson’s disease.  She has worked with patients across the lifespan in various medical settings presenting with a variety of medical and neurological conditions, including, but not limited to neurodevelopmental disorders, brain tumors, epilepsy/seizures, dementia/memory disorders, movement disorders/ Parkinson’s disease, and stroke.  

    She has published research in the areas of epilepsy, movement disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders in both national and international journals, and she has been invited to present her research at conferences throughout the country.  

    Dr. Palmese earned her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Trinity College, CT and obtained her master’s and doctor of Neuro/psychology degrees from the CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. She completed her neuropsychology residency at North Shore-LIJ and a two-year neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship in the department of neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.

    Dr. Palmese remains highly involved in the clinical, research, and outreach communities, and she currently holds the position of President of the New York Neuropsychology Group (NYNG), is a board member of the New York State Association of Neuropsychology (NYSAN), and is involved with the Professional Affairs and Interests Committee, also of NYSAN.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Palmese Roosen did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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