Amelia J. Anderson-Mooney, PhD

Clinical interests

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Stroke

Amelia J. Anderson-Mooney, PhD


Dr. Amelia Anderson-Mooney received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Seattle Pacific University, and completed a clinical psychology internship at Colmery-O’Neil Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the VA Eastern Kansas Healthcare System. She then completed a 2-year clinical neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship at the Charles Matthews Neuropsychology Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Anderson-Mooney specializes in movement disorders, neurocognition involving Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment, neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, and functional neuroanatomy. She is a Community Supervisor Award recipient for training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery


Seattle Pacific University

VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System - Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center, Topeka

University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison


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  1. Zoning in on parents' needs: understanding parents' perspectives in order to provide person-centered care. Jones JE, Kessler-Jones A, Thompson MK, Young K, Anderson AJ, Strand DM. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Aug;37:191-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.06.029. Epub 2014 Jul 20. PMID: 25050778
  2. Neuropsychology in Multidisciplinary Stroke Care: Clinical Feasibility of the NINDS-CSN Vascular Cognitive Impairment Harmonization Standards. Han DY, Anderson AJ, Jones JE, Hermann BP, Sattin JA. Int Sch Res Notices. 2014 Jul 20;2014:216024. doi: 10.1155/2014/216024. eCollection 2014. PMID: 27351003
  3. Gait dyspraxia as a clinical marker of cognitive decline in Down syndrome: A review of theory and proposed mechanisms. Anderson-Mooney AJ, Schmitt FA, Head E, Lott IT, Heilman KM. Brain Cogn. 2016 Apr;104:48-57. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Feb 27. PMID: 26930369
  4. Neurocognitive & neuropsychiatric phenotypes of PARK2-associated early-onset Parkinson's disease in two siblings. Anderson-Mooney AJ, Guller L, Combs HL, Dunham KJ. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Mar;142:137-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.01.016. Epub 2016 Feb 1. PMID: 26855076
  5. Cognition and Depression Following Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus and Globus Pallidus Pars Internus in Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-Analysis. Combs HL, Folley BS, Berry DT, Segerstrom SC, Han DY, Anderson-Mooney AJ, Walls BD, van Horne C. Neuropsychol Rev. 2015 Dec;25(4):439-54. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9302-0. Epub 2015 Oct 12. PMID: 26459361