Maureen Lacy, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Maureen Lacy

Maureen Lacy, PhD, is interested in the assessment of Memory, Language, Reasoning, Spatial and Attention problems related to medical, neurologic and psychiatric conditions.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Lacy is engaged in multiple ongoing research projects, in which she studies the cognitive, behavioral and clinical aspects of Hydrocephalus across the lifetime. Dr. Lacy also enjoys teaching and is co-director of the Clinical Neuropsychology Externship training program, educating future neuropsychologists from local and national universities. She is also engaged in lectures and rotations of medical students, and supervises undergraduate students engaged in research.

Education & Training
Doctorate, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1995
University of Michigan, Fellowship Program, 1996

Clinical Interests
Dr. Lacy’s main clinical and research interest is in assessing the neurocognitive aspects (i.e., memory, attention, problem solving, & language) of neurologic, psychiatric and medical conditions.Degenerative dementias: Alzheimer, Parkinson, MSA, Frontal Temporal Dementia, & Primary Progressive Aphasia Epilepsy (pre and post resection) with WADAs evaluations
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (pre and post drain trials and shunt evaluations) Stroke & other Cerebral Vascular Disorders (i.e., CADASIL)
Psychiatric Disorders: Attention Deficit Disorders; Learning Disabilities, & Depression Oncology: Brain Tumors & Breast Cancer (with Chemotherapy related issues) Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion Autoimmune Diseases: Lupus, Graves, MS