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CURRICULUM VITAE

Laura Umfleet PsyD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Division of Neuropsychology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
2011 - 06/30/2012 Predoctoral Internship: Neuropsychology Track, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
- 2006 B.S., University of Central Missouri, MO
- 2008 M.S., University of Central Missouri, MO
- 2012 Psy.D., Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2012 - 07/2014 Polytrauma Clinic, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
07/2012 - 07/2014 Post Doctoral Fellowship Program-Adult Neuropsychology, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2014 - Present Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2019 - Present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2014 - 2019 Director, Adult Neuropsychology Practicum Training Program
2019 - 2021 Co-director, Adult Neuropsychology Practicum Training Program

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2015 - 2016 Adult Neurology Liaison for development of Centralized Scheduling Protocols
2015 - 2016 Adult Neuropsychology Liaison for development of multidisciplinary Neurology Memory Disorders Clinic (Interdisciplinary Memory Assessment Program; IMAP)
2020 - Present Adult Neuropsychology Liaison for optimizing use of Epic technology to meet clinic needs.

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2015 - Present Research Coordinator for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship in
2018 - Present Co-director of the Neurodegenerative Translational Science Program, Department of Neurology, MCW
Neuropsychology

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2014 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Clinical Neuropsychology subspecialty
11/2019
None
   
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
3174
06/04/2014
09/30/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2004 - Present Three certificates of recognition from the UCM Department of Psychology, Rockhurst University
2004 - Present Second Place Empirical Poster Competition Award, Rockhurst University
2004 - Present Certificate of Recognition from Psi Chi Chapter 225, University of Central Missouri
2004 - Present Jerome M. Sattler Student Research Award - best poster presentation at a, University of Central Missouri
2005 - 2006 Provost Scholarship, University of Central Missouri
2005 - Present Departmental Achievement Award for Fall 2005, University of Central Missouri
2005 - 2006 Department of Psychology Tuition Award , University of Central Missouri
2006 - Present Distinguished Student Writer Award, University of Central Missouri
2006 - 2007 Department of Psychology Tuition Award, University of Central Missouri
2006 - Present Jerome M. Sattler Student Research Award, University of Central Missouri
2006 - Present Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, University of Central Missouri
2007 - Present Jerome M. Sattler Student Research Award, University of Central Missouri
2007 - Present Distinguished Student Writer Award, University of Central Missouri
2007 - Present Certificate of Leadership Achievement for Outstanding Service and Commitment, University of Central Missouri
2007 - Present Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Central Missouri
2008 - Present Jerome M. Sattler Student Research Award , University of Central Missouri
2008 - Present Reid Hemphill Outstanding Graduate Scholar , University of Central Missouri
2008 - Present Outstanding Graduate Student Award , University of Central Missouri
2014 - Present International Neuropsychological Society student research Award
2019 - Present American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2004 - Present American Psychological Association
2009 - Present International Neuropsychological Society - 2009 - present
2013 - Present American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2017 - 2019 Applied Neuropsychology
2018 - Present The Clinical Neuropsychologist
2018 - Present Psychological Assessment

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2014 - 2017 Neurology Resident Selection Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2020 - Present Communications Chair, Dementia Special Interest Group, International Neuropsychological Society
2020 - Present Member, Student Affairs, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
2021 - Present Chair, WINDS Special Interest Group, International Neuropsychological Society

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
National Neuropsychological Network (NNN)
Source:
NIMH
Role:
site Principal Investigator
Dates:
03/04/2019 - 01/31/2024
Direct Funds:
$219,598 (sub only)
  
Title:
Neurovascular Uncoupling Correlates of Executive Functioning in Non-amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment
Source:
AHW Cognitive Neuroscience Research Program
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
12/01/2020 - 11/01/2022
Direct Funds:
$20,000 (total award amount)
  
Title:
HD-tDCS and cognitive training to improve cognitive function in MCI
Source:
NIA
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
04/01/2021 - 03/31/2026
Direct Funds:
$2,488,121 (sub only)
  
Title:
MINDS-ACHD Study
Source:
NIH NHLBI (New England Research Institutes)
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2022
Direct Funds:
$75,000 (sub only)
  
Title:
The intersection of GLP-1, gut microbiota, and brain connectivity in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease
Source:
NIA
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/15/2022 - 01/15/2024
Direct Funds:
$275,000
  
Title:
Neuroimaging and behavioral evidence of subjective cognitive decline in adults at-risk for Alzheimer’s disease
Source:
CTSI Traditional Pilot
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
04/01/2022 - 03/31/2023
Direct Funds:
$50,000
  
Title:
Building the Black American Neurodegenerative Discovery-Together Initiative to improve healthy minds
Source:
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2022 - 06/30/2024
Direct Funds:
$200,000
  
Title:
The intersection of GLP-1, gut microbiota, and brain connectivity in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease, an ancillary biomarker study
Source:
NRC
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/15/2022 - 07/15/2024
Direct Funds:
$30,000
  
Title:
Neurovascular Uncoupling and Cognitive Impairments of Long COVID in Aging
Source:
NIA
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/30/2022 - 08/31/2024
Direct Funds:
$273,000
  
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Clinical Application of Multiband Multiecho EPI for Simultaneous ASL and BOLD Acquisition in Prodromal AD
Source:
GE Healthcare
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
09/01/2020 - 08/31/2022
Direct Funds:
$160,115 (total award amount)
  
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Neuroimaging and behavioral evidence of subjective cognitive decline in adults at-risk for Alzheimer’s disease
Source:
CTSI Traditional Pilot Award
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
04/01/2022 - 04/01/2024
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (total award amount)
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Impact of Neuropsychological Evaluations for Dementia on Health Care Utilization and Quality Indicators: A Multicenter Study.
Source:
American Academic of Clinical Neuropsychology Foundation
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2015 - 12/31/2019
Direct Funds:
$810 (sub only)
  
Title:
Cognitive Decline is ALS
Source:
MCW Neuroscience Research Center
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
03/15/2016 - 12/31/2017
Direct Funds:
$18,800 (total award amount)
  
Title:
Alzheimer's Disease Connectome Project
Source:
NIA
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
04/01/2016 - 09/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$5,520,009 (total award amount)
  
Title:
Examining Adaptive Functioning in Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease Transitioning to Adulthood
Source:
MCW Research Affairs Committee New Faculty Pilot Grant
Role:
Co-Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/15/2017 - 07/14/2018
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (total award amount)
  
Title:
Network-Level Mechanisms for Preclinical Alzheimer’s
Source:
NIA
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
07/15/2017 - 03/31/2021
Direct Funds:
$275,000 (total award amount)
  
Title:
The intersection of vascular disease, regional brain atrophy, and mild cognitive impairment: predicting progression towards dementia
Source:
MCW Imagine More Award
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (total award amount)
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Dementia: Approach to evaluating cognitive disorders, Lecture to MCW medical residents as part of their academic half day., Milwaukee, WI, 08/2016
Neuropsychological functioning in adults with congenital heart disease: Research, clinical cases, and future directions., Lecture to Herma Heart Conference Research Conference attendees,, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2016
Evaluating the patient with mild cognitive impairment: Sorting through the cases, Lecture part of the MCW Neurology Day Conference: Contemporary Neurological Challenges in Community Practice: A practical approach., Milwaukee, WI, 01/2017
Invited lecture at UWM on Alzheimer’s disease with case presentation and discussion, This was part of a doctoral-level practicum course., 09/22/2017
A Neuropsychologist’s Approach to Assessing Decisionality and Competency., Invited lecture for MCW Psychology Interns and Practicum Students-Tosa Health Center, 04/06/2018
Translational research investigating MCI phenotypes, Presentation to the MCW Neurosciences Research Center Board, 12/16/2018
Neuropsychological Testing-Application I, Lecture to MCW psychiatry residents, Tosa Health Center, 03/20/2019
Neuropsychology, dementia, and the gut microbiome., Presentation to Kirby Lab (Microbiome Lab), Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/04/2019
Alzheimer’s disease and the gut microbiome, Presentation to Kirby Lab (Microbiome Lab), Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/14/2020
The Gut Microbiome in Alzheimer’s Disease., Neurology Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/29/2021
Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 in Alzheimer’s Disease, Presentation to Kirby Lab (Microbiome Lab), Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/26/2021
MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease, Invited colloquium, Marquette University. Clinical Psychology program., 11/11/2021
 
Regional
Ask the Experts” Panel Presentation., ALS Annual Symposium, Brookfield, WI, 04/28/2018
Evaluating the patient with mild cognitive impairment: Sorting through the cases., MCW Neurology CME Event, Oak Creek, WI, 05/04/2018
Normal cognitive aging vs. cognitive/behavioral disorders of aging and clinical assessment., Lecture to State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE program—Legal Issues of Aging., 09/21/2018
 
National
Glass Umfleet, L. Toward precision neuropsychology: Modern psychometric strategies for precision neuropsychology, Symposium at the 48th annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society., Denver, Colorado, 02/2022
Glass Umfleet, L. & Cavanagh, L. Clinical application of the National Neuropsychology Network (NNN) Digital Technologies, Workshop at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 10/2022
 
International
Neurocognitive functioning in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Collaborative Conference, Toronto, Canada, 10/12/2019
Optimizing collaborative neuropsychology: Infrastructure update for the National Neuropsychological Network, INS, New Orleans (virtual), 02/2022
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
2014 - Present Annual lectures/didactics to neuropsychology
fellows
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Kate Reiter, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2017 - 2019 Research Mentor
Natalie Emmert, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - 2020 Research Mentor
Jessica Pommy, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2019 - 2021 Research Mentor
Jacqueline Cudia, PsyD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2020 - 2022 Professional Mentor
Jessica Pommy, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2021 - 2023 Professional Mentor
 
Faculty
Joseph Amaral, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - Present Clinical Mentor
Dawn Wolfgram, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - Present Research Mentor
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
Research Programs
2018 - Present Co-developed the Departments of Neurology and Radiology
Neurodegenerative Translational Research Program
 
Clinical Programs
2015 - Present Adult Neuropsychology Congenital Heart Disease Clinic
2018 - Present Group supervision of supervision for adult neuropsychology
fellows
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
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