Natalie A. Emmert PhD

Natalie Emmert

Natalie A. Emmert

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus

Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurooncology; Neuropsychology

Contact Information
1001 Main St.
4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-323-0556
Fax: 716-323-0595

Education and Training:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Neuropsychology, Medical College of Wisconsin (2020)
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University (2018)
  • Internship, Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Track), The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2018)
  • MS, Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University (2015)
  • BA, Psychology, Daemen College (2011)


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, University at Buffalo (2020-present)

Journal Articles:

  • Emmert NA, Schwarz LR, Vander Wal JS, Gfeller JD. Neuropsychological predictors of health and safety abilities in dementia. Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 2019.
  • Merz ZC, Zane K, Emmert NA, Lace J, Grant A. Examining the relationship between neuroticism and post-concussion syndrome in mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2019; 33(8).
  • Lace, J. W., Emmert, N. A., Merz, Z., Zane, K. L., Grant, A. F., Aylward, S. A., Dorflinger, J., Davis, A. V., Cruz, N., & Gfeller, J. D.. Investigating the BRIEF and BRIEF-SR in adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury.. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology. 2018; 5(1-2).
  • Lace, J. W., Merz, Z., Grant, A. F., Emmert, N. A., Zane, K. L., & Handal, P. J.. Validation of the K6 and its depression and anxiety subscales for detecting nonspecific psychological distress and need for treatment.. Current Psychology. 2018; 39(5).
  • Emmert, N. A., Schwarz, L. R., Vander Wal, J. S., & Gfeller, J.. The RBANS factor structure in older adults with suspected cognitive impairment: Evidence of a 5-factor structure. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. 2018; 25(1).
  • Parks, A.C., Gfeller, J., Emmert, N. A., & Lammert, H.. Detecting feigned postconcussional and posttraumatic stress symptoms with the Structured Inventory for Malingered Symptomatology (SIMS).. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. 2016; 24(5).
  • Benedict, R. H. B., Rodgers, J. D., Emmert, N., Kininger, R. & Weinstock-Guttman, B.. Negative work events and accommodations in employed multiple sclerosis patients.. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 2014; 20(1).
  • Reimers, K., Emmert, N., Shah, H., Benedict, R. H. B., & Szigeti, K.. Capgras-like visual decomposition in lewy body dementia with therapeutic response to donepezil.. Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2014; 4(6).

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Cogswell, A. & Emmert, N.. Multimethod assessment of implicit and explicit processes.. 2014.

Professional Memberships:

  • The International Neuropsychological Society
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Psychological Association

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Contact Information

1001 Main St.
4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-323-0556
Fax: 716-323-0595