Kara Rudisill, PsyD
Kara Rudisill, PsyD is a neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow within The Chesapeake Neuropsychological Training Consortium, which includes The Chesapeake Center (Bethesda, MD), The Neurology Center (Chevy Chase, MD), and Neurobehavioral Associates (Columbia, MD). Dr. Rudisill additionally participates in didactic neuropsychological seminars at The Kennedy Krieger Institute (Baltimore, MD). Previously, Dr. Rudisill completed an APA-accredited internship at Tulsa Center for Child Psychology (Tulsa, OK), a pediatric site within the Northeastern Oklahoma Psychology Internship Program (NOPIP).
Education and Training:
Dr. Rudisill received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in neuropsychology, from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in Philadelphia, PA. Throughout her doctoral training, Dr. Rudisill completed neuropsychology externships at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and University of Pennsylvania Memory Center.
At the internship level, Dr. Rudisill completed formal training on the screening and diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), based on the model of the Washington State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network (FAS DPN). Further, Dr. Rudisill participated in neurocognitive testing with pediatric hematology-oncology patients through a collaborative agreement via The St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis in Tulsa, OK.
Dr. Rudisill additionally provided Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) during internship, which continues to be a major area of interest for her.
Areas of Interest Include:
> Evaluating children with a broad range of medical and neurodevelopmental conditions
> Neurocognitive/neurobehavioral outcomes in children
> Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Parent Management Training (PMT)