Sara J. Walker, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Medicine


Dr. Walker has previously been involved in research investigating the cognitive impact of traumatic brain injury, psychiatric illness, and substance use disorders. Particular interests are related to the neuropsychology of mood disorders and the role of personality traits in psychological and neuropsychological functioning. Ongoing collaborations include examining the neural and behavioral correlates of neuroticism in performance monitoring among individuals with and without depression, as well as the cognitive correlates of substance use disorders in bipolar illness.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2003, University of Oregon
    • Ph.D., 2006, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Ph.D., 2009, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Residency

    • Internship in neuropsychology; VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2008-2009
  • Certifications

    • Psychologist, Michigan #6301014318 Psychologist, Oregon #100198

Memberships and associations:

  • American Psychological Association (divisions 12 & 40)


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