Dawn J Mechanic-Hamilton, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

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Penn Memory Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 2 South
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4516
B.A. (Psychobiology)
Wellesley College, 1998.
M.S. (Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration)
Drexel University, 2008.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration)
Drexel University, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Roalf DR, Rupert P, Mechanic-Hamilton D, Brennan L, Duda JE, Weintraub D, Trojanowski JQ, Wolk D, Moberg PJ.: Quantitative assessment of finger tapping characteristics in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology 265(6): 1365-1375, June 2018.

Vickers, KL, Breslin, K, Roalf, DR, Kamath, V, Xie, SX, Moberg, PJ, Wolk, DA, Mechanic-Hamilton, D: Older Adult Normative Data for the Sniffin’ Sticks Odor Identification Test. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology March 2018.

Mechanic-Hamilton, D, Saad, L, Sacchetti, D, Hamilton, R: Pilot M.I.N.D.S. Study: Modulating Intellect with Noninvasive DC Stimulation. 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society February 2018.

D'Errico, L, Glenn, M, Wolk, D, Mechanic-Hamilton, D, Moelter, S: Probability of First Recall in Asymptomatic Older Adults with CSF Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease. 46th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society Februrary 2018.

Lazar RM, Pavol MA, Bormann T, Dwyer MG, Kraemer C, White R, Zivadinov R, Wertheimer JC, Thöne-Otto A, Ravdin LD, Naugle R, Mechanic-Hamilton D, Garmoe WS, Stringer AY, Bender HA, Kapadia SR, Kodali S, Ghanem A, Linke A, Mehran R, Virmani R, Nazif T, Parhizgar A, Leon MB.: Neurocognition and Cerebral Lesion Burden in High-Risk Patients Before Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the SENTINEL Trial. JACC Cardiovasc Interventions January 2018.

Koenig AM, Mechanic-Hamilton D, Xie SX, Combs MF, Cappola AR, Xie L, Detre JA, Wolk DA, Arnold SE: Effects of the Insulin Sensitizer Metformin in Alzheimer’s Disease: Pilot Data from a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study. Alzheimer's Disease & Associated Disorders 31(2): 107-113, Apr-Jun 2017.

Wan Q, Chrysikou EG, Mechanic-Hamilton D, Yaden D, Thompson-Schill SL, Hamilton R: A Standardized Neuropsychological Test for Creativity Based on the Alternative Uses Task. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society March 2017.

Quarmley, Megan, Moberg, Paul J., Mechanic-Hamilton, Dawn, Kabadi, Sushila, Arnold, Steven E., Wolk, David A., Roalf, David R.: Odor Identification Screening Improves Diagnostic Classification in Incipient Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 55(4): 1497-1507, March 2017.

Devlin KN, Saad L, Giovannetti T, Wolk DA, and Mechanic-Hamilton D: Diagnosing Mild Cognitive Impairment: Comparison of Conventional, Actuarial, and Statistical Methods 45th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society February 2017.

Saad L, Wolk DA, Mechanic-Hamilton D: An Update on Normative Data for Neuropsychological Performance on Memory and Language Measures in a Racially Diverse Older Adult Longitudinal Cohort. 45th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society February 2017.

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