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Paul Foster, PhD

Paul Foster, PhD

Neurology

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AREA OF EXPERTISE

Dr. Foster uses a flexible battery approach to neuropsychological assessments, having a core battery of tests that most patients receive, and then administering other assessments to test hypotheses that arise from the core tests and to answer referral-specific questions. His patient focus includes late adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. He has extensive experience in conducting neuropsychological assessments for patients with degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Additionally, he has experience with a number of disorders, including traumatic brain injury, concussion, epilepsy, tumors, strokes, mild cognitive impairment, ADHD, and learning disabilities.

TRAINING

Internship: Neuropsychology - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Fellowship: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Ph.D.: Clinical Psychology, specializing in Neuropsychology - Virginia Tech, 2004
Graduate: Clinical Psychology - Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA, 1996
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Public and Social Services - Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, GA, 1993, 1994

ABOUT DR. FOSTER

Dr. Foster is an expert in the fields of neurology and psychology, and has participated in extensive research on neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Foster is an Associate Professor at MTSU, where he teaches courses in Human Neuropsychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Research Methods, and Learning Theories. The majority of his research is conducted through programs at MTSU. His clinical practice at MMC focuses on examining brain-behavior relationships and in particular assessing for the presence of neurodegenerative diseases.

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