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Carmen I. Carrión, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Associate Core Leader, Outreach and Engagement, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC); Executive Committee Board Member, MORE



Dr. Carrión is an Assistant Professor and a bilingual (English/Spanish) neuropsychologist in the Neurology department at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Carrión provides culturally informed neuropsychological evaluations to individuals presenting with an array of clinical conditions. She has more than ten years of experience serving diverse communities throughout the US including individuals with varying degrees of English proficiency. Her clinical and research activities center on memory and neurodegenerative disorders with a particular focus on how demographic factors influence the manifestation of neurological syndromes. Dr. Carrión has appointments at the Yale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s (ADRC) Outreach and Clinical Cores. At the ADRC, she is the site PI for the multi-center, NIH-funded Neighborhoods Study, which seeks to understand why differences in cognitive and brain health outcomes occur across different communities. She works with the ADRC to increase the representation of diverse groups across research and clinical trials.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    University of Michigan (2018)
  • PsyD
    Roosevelt University, Clinical Psychology (2016)
  • Internship
    Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami (2016)
  • MA
    Roosevelt University, Clinical Psychology (2013)
  • MA
    Brooklyn College, Experimental Psychology (2010)
  • BS
    Brooklyn College, Psychology and Health and Nutrition Sciences (2008)

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