Bonnie Scott, PhD
Neuropsychologist, Comprehensive Memory Center
The University of Texas at Tyler, MS, Clinical Psychology
University of Florida, PhD, Clinical and Health Psychology
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Clinical Neuropsychology, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Internship, Psychology, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio
Biography and Education
Bonnie Scott, PhD, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist in the Comprehensive Memory Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences at UT Health Austin. She specializes in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Additionally, Dr. Scott is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology.
Dr. Scott received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of St. Thomas. She then earned a master’s degree in clinical psychology at The University of Texas at Tyler and a doctorate in clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida. She went on to complete an internship in psychology at South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio, Texas, and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.
Dr. Scott’s research interests include a broad range of topics pertaining to the cognitive and affective neuroscience of aging and dementia.
- Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
- Clinical neuropsychology
- Cognitive aging
- Translational neuroscience
- Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Awards & Honors
- Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF)
- TL1 Blue Ribbon Award, Association for Clinical & Translational Science 2019 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
- CHP Student Research Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychology Research, University of Florida
- Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research, American Psychological Association
UT Health Austin Clinics
Health Transformation Building
1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
Austin, TX 78712
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While Dr. Scott’s research interests include a broad range of topics pertaining to the cognitive and affective neuroscience of aging and dementia, her primary line of inquiry aims to advance understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying transdiagnostic disruptions in motivated, goal-directed behavior by leveraging multiple investigational tools to help prioritize potential therapeutic targets. She also aims to develop new approaches to enhancing patient care through the integration of translational science and clinical practice.