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Phillip D. Ruppert, PhD

Phillip D. Ruppert, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist

Psychiatry

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
1438 S. Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Phone (office): 314-977-4850

Professional Training:
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2011-2013

PhD in Clinical Psychology
Dissertation: Construct and Criterion Validity of Victoria Symptom Validity
Test (VSVT) Response Latency Scores: Relationships with Traditional Neuropsychological Measures and the Word Memory Test (WMT)
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 2011

MS in Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Construct Validity of the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (lmPACT) and the Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics Sports Medicine Battery (ASMB)
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
2009

BS in Psychology
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
Edwardsville, IL
2006

Licensure:
Missouri: Psychologist License #2014031617 (2014 - present)
North Carolina: Psychologist License #4464 (2013 - 2014)
North Carolina: Health Services Provider (2013 - 2014)

Research Activites:
Department of Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center (2011-2013) Research Assistant. Does inhalational anesthesia accelerate postoperative cognitive decline? Principal investigators: Deborah Attix, Ph.D. and Terri Monk, M.D.

St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO (2008-2009). Certified Neuropsychological Examiner. Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) o Principal investigator: Oscar R. Benavente, M.D.

Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO (2006-2008). Graduate Research Assistant. Supervisor: Jeffrey D. Gfeller, Ph.D. Duties: Administered neuropsychological measures; reviewed literature on the cognitive sequelae of sports-related concussion.

Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO (2006-2007). Graduate Research Assistant. Supervisor: Donna J. Lavoie, Ph.D. Duties: Administered neuropsychological measures; reviewed literature on age-related cognitive decline.

Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL (2004-2006). Undergraduate Research Assistant. Supervisor: Eva Dreikurs Ferguson, Ph.D. Duties: Reviewed literature on semantic priming, learning, and memory.

Presentations and Abstracts:
Ruppert, P. D., Bytomski, J., Zarzour, R., Walls, B., & Attix, D.K. (2014, June). Regression-based normative standards for tracking cognitive recovery from concussion in college athletes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, New York.

Allix, D.K., Ruppert, P. D., Zarzour, R., Walls, B., & Bytomski, J. (2014, June). History of prior concussion in college athletes: Differential implications for normative data across measures. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, New York .

Staikova, E., Monk, T., Pieper, C., McDonagh, D., Ruppert, P. D., & Attix, D.K. (2014, June). Acute post-operative change predicts persistent cognitive decline. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, New York.

Allix, D.K., Pieper, C., McDonagh, D., Ruppert, P. D., Warren-Faricy, L., & Monk, T. (2014, June). Development of a risk estimate for delirium. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York, New York .

Ruppert, P. D., Attix, D. K., Monk, T. (2012, June). Longitudinal neuropsychological outcomes of postoperative delirium. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, Washington.

Ruppert, P. D. & Potter, G. G. (2012, June). Perfect TOMM performance in a patient after right temporal lobectomy and right hemisphere stroke. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, Washington.

Ruppert, P. D., Edmonds, E. C., Brook, M., Musil, S., & Han, S. D. (2012, February). Longitudinal neuropsychological assessment in a case of adult-onset hemophagocytic lymphohistocytosis (HLH). Poster presented at the annual North American meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Montreal, Canada.

Ruppert, P. D., & Oliveri, M. V. (2011, February). Subjective memory complaints and performance on symptom validity indicators. Poster presented at the annual North American meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

Ruppert, P. D., Gfeller, J. G., Oliveri, M. V., & Ross, M. J. (2010, June). Utility of Victoria Symptom Validity Test (VSVT) response latency variables for the detection of insufficient effort. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, Illinois.

Ruppert, P. D., Gfeller, J, G., Hughes, H. M., & Ross, M. J. (2009, June). Investigating the validity of computerized concussion assessment batteries: Comparing the Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics Sports Medicine Battery (ASMB) with the Immediate Post­ Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (lmPACT). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, San Diego, California.

Gfeller, J. D., Ruppert, P. D., & Murphy, J. M. (2009, June). Investigating the multidimensional nature of the Booklet Category Test in lead­ exposed adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, San Diego, California.