Tresa Roebuck Spencer, PhD
Dr. Roebuck Spencer is a board certified Clinical Neuropsychologist licensed in Louisiana, Florida, and Washington DC, who specializes in neuropsychological evaluation and treatment. She provides neuropsychological assessments for a wide range of conditions, including general memory and cognitive problems, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. She also provides psychotherapy for patients and their families who are adjusting to cognitive problems and assists with return to everyday functioning and responsibilities.
Dr. Roebuck Spencer has worked extensively in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, neurology, and psychiatry departments, interacting with multidisciplinary treatment teams. Dr. Spencer has also been actively involved in professional advocacy and has served on the Board of Directors for the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) as Member at Large from 2015-2017 and President-Elect in 2018. She will serve as the President of NAN in 2019.
Dr. Roebuck Spencer is actively involved in research and has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited books. Her research interests focus on traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, computerized neuropsychological testing, and telemedicine. She currently also works part time as a neuropsychologist for Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital in Jacksonville, FL and holds a research affiliation with the University of Oklahoma, where she continues to conduct research on military traumatic brain injury and sports concussion. Dr. Roebuck Spencer has served as an expert witness in state and federal courts in cases relating to neuropsychology and clinical psychology, including brain injury, stroke, pain, and psychological/psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Roebuck Spencer earned her PhD in clinical psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program. She completed a neuropsychology focused internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) in Houston, TX.