Emily Sharp, PhD, ABPP

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) | Memory Disorders & Cognitive Neurology | Movement Disorders | Neuropsychology

Yale Medicine


Dr. Sharp is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. She obtained her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Southern California and completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at VA Boston Healthcare System. She is committed to providing excellent quality care to patients and the families of individuals who have experienced cognitive changes. As both a clinician and a researcher, she is broadly interested in aging and cognition including neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia as well as exceptional aging. Her current research is focused on the relationship between cognitive engagement and cognitive decline with specific interest in interventions designed to delay and reduce the functional implications of cognitive impairment.

Education & Training

PhD University of Southern California (2012)
MA University of Southern California (2009)
BA Bucknell University (2002)
Board Certification American Board of Professional Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology
Fellowship VA Boston Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship
Internship West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Professional Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology (2017)

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Contact Info

Emily Sharp, PhD, ABPP
Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018