Adult & Geriatric Neuropsychologist, Licensed Psychologist
Provider type: Neuropsychologist
Patient Age: Adult, Geriatric
Services Provided: Consultation and Assessment
Dr. O’Connor provides neuropsychological evaluations and consultations for children from age 18 to older adults. She specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of memory loss as well as interventions that assist family members that provide care for those who suffer from memory issues. She also conducts evaluations for those with other various medical and neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, infectious diseases, traumatic brain injury, concussion) and emotional difficulties (e.g., depression and anxiety disorders).
Dr. O’Connor is also the Director of Neuropsychology and Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center and Associate Director Education Core, Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology. In that role she established the Memory Diagnostic Clinic at the Bedford VA Hospital, specifically designed to evaluate and treat older Veterans with memory loss. In 2009, she accepted the Young Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has served on the board of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society as the Chair of the Continuing Education Committee and she currently serves as the Chair of the Education Committee for the National Academy of Neuropsychology. In 2013 she was appointed the Associate Director of the Education Core at Boston University in the Alzheimer's Disease Center. In 2014 she was promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Maureen O’Connor, Psy.D., ABPP-CN, is a licensed psychologist who is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Dr. O'Connor received her doctorate in psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002. She completed her Pre-Doctoral training in Neuropsychology at the Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center and Gaylord Rehabilitation Hospital, a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of Cornell Weil Medical College, and a two-year Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine.