Albany Med Neuropsychologist Dr. Anne Barba Earns Board Certification
ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 24, 2013 — Albany Medical Center clinical neuropsychologist Anne Barba, Ph.D., has been awarded board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), signifying exceptional proficiency in her field.
She is one of just 16 board-certified neuropsychologists in New York State practicing outside of the New York City metropolitan area.
“I’m honored to earn this distinction, and to be part of a team of experts that provides an extremely high level of neurological care at Albany Med,” she said.
Dr. Barba cares for patients with neurological disorders and conducts specialized tests needed to manage Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and other conditions that affect the brain. She conducts cognitive evaluations used to determine a patient’s ability to live independently and manage medications appropriately.
Named a Woman of Excellence by the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2011, Dr. Barba is an associate professor of neurology at Albany Medical College. She received her Ph.D. in psychology and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, and her post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Albany Medical Center.
Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 734-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with more than 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: www.amc.edu or www.facebook.com/albanymedicalcenter.
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