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Cady Block, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

Biography

Cady Block is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Neurology. She completed her PhD in Medical-Clinical Psychology at the University of Alabama – Birmingham and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, both with specialization in neuropsychology. She then went on to complete her postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Block’s clinical interests include pre/post-surgical neuropsychological evaluation of individuals with epilepsy, movement disorders, and brain tumors. She has also recently established the section’s Neuro-Oncology Neuropsychology Clinic, a collaborative endeavor with Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute. Her scholarly interests also include pre/post-surgical neuropsychological evaluation as well as functional mapping, neuromodulation, and behavioral health in neurological populations.

Though highly active in clinical and scholarly endeavors, Dr. Block has a particular passion for working with neuropsychology students and trainees at all levels. To this end, she is highly involved in multiple national and international neuropsychology organizations. This includes positions within:

  • The International Neuropsychological Society
  • The National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology Synarchy
  • Epilepsy Neuropsychology Organization (INS SIG)

In recognition of her extensive service, Dr. Block is a recipient of numerous awards including the Early Career Service Award (National Academy of Neuropsychology), Presidential Citation Award (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology), and Early Career Champion Award (American Psychological Association), among others.

Dr. Block is also the editor of the upcoming text The Neuropsychologist’s Roadmap: A Training and Career Guide, to be released by APA Press in early 2021.