Jennifer Gallo, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor; Neuropsychology Concentration Head
Curriculum Vitae: Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
- B.A., Psychology, Rowan College of New Jersey, 1995
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology), Drexel University, 2006
Dr. Jennifer L. Gallo is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Psychology at Drexel University, who served two years (July 2008-June 2010) as Director of Undergraduate Studies in Psychology.
Dr. Gallo received her PhD in Clinical Psychology (neuropsychology concentration) from Drexel University after completing her internship training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (geropsychology track). Dr. Gallo’s areas of specialty training within neuropsychology include aging and dementia. Clinical and research interests include assessing and characterizing neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia, motor performance and functional independence in dementia, neurocognitive correlates of healthy aging and various dementia syndromes, and applying functional technologies to address these issues.
In 2007, Dr. Gallo co-authored and published the Behavioral and Psychological Assessment of Dementia (BPAD) with Dr. Kara S. Schmidt. Dr. Gallo is active in many local and national professional organizations including the Philadelphia Neuropsychology Society, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, American Psychological Association (Division 40), and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.