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Annalise Rahman

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Office Location
211 Knapp Bldg
Office Phone
313-577-2297
Research Focus
  • The impact of physical health and lifestyle factors (nutrition, physical activity, social support) on psychological and neuropsychological functioning in late life
  • Factors introducing error into neuropsychological assessment of adults
  • Therapeutic psychological and neuropsychological assessment
  • Psychometric properties of computer-based cognitive testing
     
Courses Taught

2012-present: Instructor. Adult and Child Psychological Assessment, Laboratory Sections (Graduate Level), Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

2011: Instructor. Psychology of Personality (Undergraduate Level), Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit MI

2009-2011: Teaching Assistant. Introduction to Psychology Laboratory Sections (Undergraduate Level), Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

2008: Teacher. Biological Sciences (Grades 9-12) Summer School, Teach for America, Baltimore, MD

Education

2010-present   
Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology, Detroit, MI
Pre-doctoral Training Fellow in Aging and Urban Health
Advisors: John L. Woodard, Ph.D., Naftali Raz, Ph.D., Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D.

2009-present   
Wayne State University Department of Psychology, Detroit, MI
Masters in Clinical Psychology, to be awarded May, 2013
Major in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited)
Minor in Statistics & Clinical Neuropsychology
Master's Thesis: The Effect of Sensory Impairment on Cognitive Functioning in Octogenarians and Centenarians
Advisor: John L. Woodard, Ph.D.
   
2004-2008
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, May 2008, Cum Laude
Bachelor or Arts in Biology, May 2008, Cum Laude
Minor in Neuroscience
Honors College Graduate
Undergraduate Honor's Thesis: A Comprehensive Review of Traumatic Brain Injury
Undergraduate Thesis: Helmet Usage in Adult Cyclists: Social Psychological Models of Risk-Taking Behavior
Advisor: Thomas P. Ross, Ph.D.

Training

2013  Michigan State University Symposium on Multicultural Psychology: The Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities: Integrating Research and Practice  Frederick Leong, Ph.D., Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D., and NiCole Buchanan, Ph.D. Two-day training conference to provide a review of the current state of the field and to formulate research needs and identify directions for integrating research and practice in the field of ethnic minority clinical psychology.
                           
2013  Mindfulness: Concepts, Cultivating Mindfulness, and Research Base, Training Workshop.  Elizabeth Robinson, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Sponsored by Wayne State University Psychology Clinic & Wayne State University Counseling and Psychological Services.

2012 'DBT in a Box': DBT Skills Training Workshop 6-session training workshop on leading and co-leading DBT Skills Training groups for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, completed with Linehan-affiliated trainer Supervisor: Jeffrey Kuentzel, Ph.D.

2012  Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV-TR (SCID) Workshop. Completed 5-session training workshop consisting of lecture, SCID manual and videos, and role plays. Modules covered: Mood, psychotic symptoms, Somatoform, Anxiety, and Substance Use Disorder modules. Supervisor: Annmarie Cano, Ph.D.

2011 New Developments in Understanding and Treating Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Training Workshop. Barent Walsh, Ph.D. Sponsored by Wayne State University Psychology Clinic & Wayne State University Counseling and Psychological Services.

2010 WIAT-III Training Workshop, Pearson Inc. Sponsored by Wayne State University Psychology Clinic   
 

Honors and Awards

2006  National Society of Collegiate Scholars, College of Charleston
2007  Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society, College of Charleston
2007  Multicultural Student Academic Award, College of Charleston
2008  Cum Laude Latin Honors Graduate, College of Charleston
2008  Departmental Honors Graduate, Psychology, College of Charleston
2011  Charles Matthews Award for Pre-doctoral Research in Neuropsychology, Midwest Neuropsychology Group Annual Meeting
2011  2nd Place Research Award, Institute of Gerontology/Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute Lifespan Poster Day
2013  Pre-doctoral Travel Award, Institute of Gerontology
2013  John Teahan Memorial Award in Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University

Publications

Ross, T.P., Ross, L.T., Rahman, A., & Cataldo, S. (2010). The Helmet Attitudes Scale: Using the Health Belief Model to predict undergraduates' helmet use.  Journal of American College Health, 59, 29-36.

Woodard, J. L. and Rahman, A. A. M. (2012). The human-computer interface in computer-based cognitive assessment. Journal of Clinical Sports Psychology. 6(4), 385-408.

Rahman-Filipiak, A. A. M. and Woodard, J. L. (under revision).  Administration and environment considerations in computer-based sports-concussion assessment.  Neuropsychology Review.

 

Research Support/Funding

2010-present   Pre-doctoral Trainee. T32 Training Grant in Aging and Urban Health (Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., PI)

2008                 Research Assistant.  Research Presentation Grant, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. Supervisor: Thomas P. Ross, Ph.D.

Professional Experience

2012-present Assessment Coordinator. Wayne State University Psychology Clinic, Detroit, MI
Performed intake interviews with all potential assessment cases, managed the WSU Psychology Clinic waitlist, assigned, tracked and closed all assessment cases, provided  referrals to clients; clinical training and supervision of first-year graduate students; score-checking of assessments from more advanced graduate students. Supervisors: Douglas Barnett, Ph.D., Marla Bartoi, Ph.D., Jeffrey Kuentzel, Ph.D.

2011-2012 Practicum in Clinical Neuropsychology. Detroit Medical Center Adult Neuropsychology, Detroit, MI
Administered and scored a comprehensive neuropsychological battery to medical patients; performed Wada test administrations for temporal lobe epilepsy patients; completed supervised interpretation and report-writing for these patients. Supervisor: Darren Fuerst, Ph.D.

2011-present  Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Group.  Wayne State University Psychology Clinic, Detroit, MI
Fulfilled the observer, co-leader, and leader positions within the group; kept track of administrative aspects of group including financials and attendance, lead the Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Mindfulness modules; participated in weekly group and peer supervision.

2011  Psychosocial Support Group for Individuals with Neurological Impairments.  Wayne State University Psychology Clinic, Detroit, MI
Co-lead a group of 3-5 adults with neurological impairments using integrated therapeutic approaches, covering topics such as acceptance, forgiveness, appropriate emotional expression, and communication.

2010-present Psychometrist. Detroit Medical Center Neurology and Radiology, Detroit, MI
Administered, scored, and interpreted a neuropsychological battery to mild traumatic brain injury patients in the emergency room and at one- and six-month follow-up; interpreted findings in context of MRI scan results at all time points. Supervisor: John L. Woodard, Ph.D., Zhifeng Kou, M.D.
                                           
2009-2011 Practicum in Supervised Psychological Assessment.  Psychology Clinic, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
Completed testing, scoring, interpretation and report-writing of nine assessment cases seen at the WSU Psychology Clinic. Supervisors: Douglas Barnett, Ph.D., Marla Bartoi, Ph.D., Jeffrey Kuentzel, Ph.D.

2008-2009 Psychometrist and Technician.  Williams Neuropsychological Practice, Mount Pleasant, SC   
Administered and scored a comprehensive neuropsychological battery given to patients seen in private neuropsychological practice
Supervisor: Mark A. Williams, Ph.D.

2007-2008 Clinical Neuropsychology Intern.  Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC
Administered and scored a comprehensive neuropsychological battery to traumatically-brain injured veterans seen in the TBI clinic.
Supervisor: Michael D. Horner, Ph.D.

Presentations

Rahman-Filipiak, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (November, 2013).  The effect of sensory impairment on cognitive and functional ability in centenarians. Poster accepted  for presentation at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.
   
Rahman-Filipiak, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (June, 2013). The effect of sensory impairment on cognitive and functional ability in centenarians. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Rahman-Filipiak, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (March, 2013). The effect of sensory impairment on cognitive and functional ability in octogenarians and centenarians. Paper presented at the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology colloquium series, March 2013, Detroit, MI.                                                               
   
Kandah, C. C., Kay, C. D., Seidenberg, M., Woodard, J. L., Rahman, A., May, P. E., Richardson, E. E., Matthews, M., Lancaster, M., & Sugarman, M. A. (February, 2013). Recent and remote recognition: Famous name, brand name, and television shows. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, HI.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (November, 2012). Physical health variables predict additional variance in late-life cognitive, memory, mood and functional outcomes beyond demographics. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 2012, San Diego, CA.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Calamari, J. E., Socha, J., DeJong, B., & Armstrong, K. M. (November, 2011).  Physical activity and negative affect predict future executive functioning declines. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 2011, Boston, MA.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (October, 2011). Physical health variables predict additional variance in late-life cognitive, memory, mood and functional outcomes beyond demographics.  Poster presented at the IOG/MPSI Training Program Poster Day, Detroit, MI.  Note.  This poster received the second place student research award at the meeting.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Calamari, J. E., Socha, J., DeJong, B., & Armstrong, K. M. (May, 2011). Physical activity and negative affect predict future executive functioning declines.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Neuropsychological Group, Chicago, IL.  Note. This paper received the Charles Matthews Award at this meeting.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (February, 2011). Normative data for the Fuld Object Memory Evaluation in octogenarians and centenarians.  Poster presented at the Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological
Society, Boston, MA.

Loacano, C.C., Woodard, J.L., Rahman, A. A. M., May, P.E., Richardson, E.E., Seidenberg, M., Lancaster, M.A., Matthews, M.A., Judd, A.L., Girgis, A.S. (2011, February).  Semantic memory processes in healthy aging:  Contrasting familiarity versus knowledge.  Paper presented at The 39th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (November, 2010).  Normative data for the Fuld Object Memory Evaluation in octogenarians and centenarians.  Poster presented at the IOG/MPSI Training Program Poster Day, Detroit, MI.

Rahman, A. A. M., Woodard, J. L., Miller, L. S., Martin, P., Davey, A., & Poon, L. W. (November, 2010).  Normative data for the Fuld Object Memory Evaluation in octogenarians and centenarians.  Poster presented at the Psychology Graduate Student Poster Day, Detroit, MI.

Deep, Cheryl & Rahman, A. A. M., (October, 2010).  Neurobics.  Community talk presented at Royal Oak Senior Center, Royal Oak, MI.

Ross, T.P., Ross, L.T., Rahman, A., & Cataldo, S. (March, 2008).  Bicycle helmet use among undergraduates: Examining the Health Belief Model. Poster presentation at the First Annual SYNAPSE Conference, Charleston, SC.

Ross, T.P., Ross, L.T., Rahman, A., & Cataldo, S. (March, 2008).  Bicycle helmet use among undergraduates: Examining the Health Belief Model.  Poster presentation at the Fifty-Third Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Charlotte, NC.

Ross, T.P., Ross, L.T., Rahman, A., & Cataldo, S. (March, 2008).  The psychometric properties of a Helmet Use Scale.  Paper presentation at the Fifty-Third Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Charlotte, NC. Note. Nominated for the Outstanding Paper Award at this convention.