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Roee Holtzer

Roee
Holtzer

Professor, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University; Director Clinical Psychology Health Emphasis PhD Program; Professor, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

MA, Binghamton University,
PhD, Binghamton University,

Dr. Holtzer is a Professor of Psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He holds an MA and a PhD from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Dr. Holtzer completed his internship training in clinical psychology at the Rusk Institute of New York University. He also completed a T-32 post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and cognition in aging at the cognitive neuroscience division of the Sergievsky Center of Columbia University Medical Center. He is licensed as a psychologist in New York State.

Dr. Holtzer’s research interests are in cognitive aging, dementia and in the interplay between cognition, mood and motor function vis-à-vis aging and diseases that affect the central nervous system. Dr. Holtzer is also the director for the Clinical Neuropsychology minor.

Selected recent publications. *Denotes current or former students are included as authors.

*Holtzer, R., Jacobs, S., & Demetriou, E.  (2019).  Intra-Individual Variability in Verbal Fluency Performance is Moderated by and Predictive of Mild Cognitive Impairments.  Neuropschology. doi: 10.1037/neu0000576. [Epub ahead of print]

*Holtzer, R., Kraut, R., & Ye, K. (2019). The effect of fear of falling on prefrontal cortex activation and efficiency. GeroScience, 41:1, 89-100. doi: 10.1007/s11357-019-00056-4.

*Wagshul, M. E., Lucas, M., Izzetoglu, M., Ye, K., & Holtzer, R. (2019). Multi-modal neuroimaging of dual-task walking: Structural MRI and fNIRS analysis reveals prefrontal grey matter volume moderation of brain activation in older adults. NeuroImage, 1:189, 745-754. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.045.

George, C.J., Verghese, J., Izzetoglu, M., Wang, C., & Holtzer, R. (2019). The effect of polypharmacy on prefrontal cortex activation during single and dual-task walking in community dwelling older adults. Pharmacological Research, 139, 113-119. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2018.11.007.

*Lucas, M., Wagshul, M. E., Izzetoglu, M., & Holtzer, R. (2019). Moderating Effect of White Matter Integrity on Brain Activation During Dual-Task Walking in Older Adults. Journal of Gerontology Biological Sciences, 74:4, 435-441. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly131. Editor’s Choice

*Pillemer, S., Ayers, E., & Holtzer, R. (2018). Gender stratified analyses reveal longitudinal associations between social support and cognitive decline in men. Aging and Mental Health, 17, 1-7. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1495178.

*Holtzer, R., Izzetoglu, M., Chen, M., & Wang, C. (2018). Distinct fNIRS-derived HbO2 trajectories during the course and over repeated walking trials under single and dual-task conditions: implications for within session learning and prefrontal cortex efficiency in older adults. Journal of Gerontology Medical Sciences, doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly181. (Epub ahead of print).

Holtzer, R., George, C. J., Izzetoglu, M., & Wang, C. (2018). The effect of diabetes on prefrontal cortex activation patterns during active walking in older adults. Brain and Cognition, 125:14- 22. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2018.03.002.

roee.holtzer@yu.edu

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Fall 2018
Advanced Research Clerkship
PSH 8930

 

Clinical Neuropsychology I
PSH 6011

 

Doctoral Dissertation Planning
PSH 8931

 

Neuropsych Cogn Rsrch I
PSH 6941

 

Summer 2018
Comps Examination I
PSA 8000

 

Comps Examination II
PSA 8001

 

Spring 2018
Clinical Neuropsychology II
PSH 6012

 

Doctoral Dissertation Planning
PSH 8931

 

Neuropsych Cogn Rsrch II
PSH 6944

 

Fall 2017
Advanced Research Clerkship
PSH 8930

 

Clinical Neuropsychology I
PSH 6011

 

Doctoral Dissertation Planning
PSH 8931

 

Neuropsych Cogn Rsrch I
PSH 6941

 

Summer 2017
Comps Examination
PSA 8000

 

Comps Examination II
PSA 8001

 

Spring 2017
Clinical Neuropsychology II
PSH 6012

 

Doctoral Dissertation Planning
PSH 8931

 

Neuropsych Cogn Rsrch II
PSH 6944