VA Northern California Health Care System
Dr. Shivley-Scott is a clinical neuropsychologist. He received a Master’s in Clinical Psychology at California State University, Northridge and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University. He completed a Clinical Psychology Internship at the San Francisco VA Medical Center in 2019 and then conducted a dual postdoctoral research fellow appointment at Stanford University in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and at the VA Palo Alto Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC). His research focused on understanding the impact of environmental and biological factors that influence neuroanatomical substrates associated with mood regulation in traumatic brain injury and older adults.
SAGE Project: Cross-National Differences in the Interaction between Vascular Burden, Depressive Symptoms, and Cognition in Older Adults in Mexico and the United States
Vascular conditions and depression are each associated with poor cognitive outcomes in older adults from Mexico and the United States (US), and Mexican older adults may be especially susceptible to worse cognitive functioning related to these factors. This study examined cross-national differences in the interaction between vascular burden and depressive symptoms on cognitive outcomes because using two large publicly available databases evaluating cognitive aging in Mexico and the US .