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Savanna Tierney, Ph.D., L.P.

  1. Neuropsychologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. Brain tumor
  2. Cognitive impairment
  3. Dementia
  4. Epilepsy
  1. Neuropsychological assessment
  • Adult Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Cognitive mapping and monitoring
  • Psychometrics
  • Quality of life and functional outcomes
  1. 2022
    Residency - Polytrauma Neuropsychology Neurology: Epilepsy Monitoring Unit General Neuropsychology Disruptive Behavior Committee Inpatient Consultation LiaisonMichael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center
  2. 2020
    Internship - Polytrauma Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Neuropsychology General Neuropsychology Community Living Center Cancer Center Palliative Care, Consultation Liaison Cardiology PsychologyMichael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center
  3. 2020
    PhD - Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology major area of study Dissertation: Where am I and how did I get here? The effects of aging on internet-based transportation navigation skills Committee Chair: Steven Paul Woods, Psy.D.University of Houston
  4. 2017
    MA - Clinical Psychology, summa cum laude Thesis: Semantic memory in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: An evaluation of the ‘cortical’ hypothesisUniversity of Houston
  5. 2015
    BA - PsychologySan Diego State University
  6. 2012
    AASan Diego Mesa College

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Presidential Endowed FellowshipUniversity of Houston
  2. 2014
    American Neurological Association Travel Award
  3. 2014
    President Day Scholarship Award RecipientSan Diego State University
  4. 2014
    Quest for the Best: Top Ten Leaders at the University San Diego State University
  5. 2013
    Mortar Board, Senior Honor SocietyUniversity of Houston
  6. 2013
    National Institutes of Health Scholar (NIH/NIGMS) Minority Biomedical Research Support - Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (MBRS-IMSD)San Diego State University
  7. 2012
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bridges to Baccalaureate ScholarSan Diego Mesa College

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Neuropsychological Society
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychological Association
  3. 2013 - 2018
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience