Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
BA, Psychology, Columbia University
PhD, Clinical & Counseling Psychology, Columbia University
Clinical Interests/Program Development:
Dr. Colvin conducts neuropsychological evaluations of individuals across the lifespan with an emphasis on providing holistic, tailored recommendations to maximize brain health and promote well-being. Dr. Colvin’s specialty areas include differential diagnosis of dementia, traumatic brain injury, psychiatric conditions, epilepsy, and movement disorders.
Dr. Colvin received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Columbia University and earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical & Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She completed residency at Long Island Jewish/Northshore (Northwell Health) and post-doctoral fellowship at VA Boston Healthcare System/Harvard Medical School, specializing in Clinical Neuropsychology. Prior to joining the Cognitive Neurology Unit (CNU), Dr. Colvin served as a staff neuropsychologist at VA Manhattan Healthcare System/NYU Langone, where she was actively involved in clinical training within the Memory Disorders Clinic and held an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
– Metacognition & Subjective Cognitive Decline
– Alzheimer’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia
– Movement Disorders and Motor Neuron Disease
– Cognitive and Brain Reserve, and Use of Compensatory Strategies in Aging
Spending time with family & friends, traveling, strength training, cooking, playing board games, and outdoor activities.