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Neurology / Rehabilitation

Robert P. Fucetola, PhD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology
Section of Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Chief, Clinical Neuropsychology
Consulting neuropsychologist, St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Blues

Specialty Areas
Neurological Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Patients Seen At
Washington University School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Avenue, 2 Floor
St. Louis, MO  63108
Fax:   314-454-7759
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
4444 Forest Park Avenue., Campus Box 8518
St. Louis, MO  63108

Areas of Clinical Interest
Alzheimer's disease, dementia, assessment and therapy for traumatic brain injury, stroke, mental health, aphasia, clincial psychology, brain tumors, concussion, memory, learning disabilities, neuropsychological testing, brain injury rehabilitation, adult attention deficit disorder, ADD, Neuropsychology Clinic, Evidence-Based Asphasia Clinic.

Board Certification
Clinical Neuropsychology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991
M.A.: Clinical Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993
Ph.D.: Clinical Psychology with specialty in Neuropsychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997
Fellowship: Adult Neuropsychology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1997
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

Honor and Awards
Young Investigator's Award, National Alliance Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) 1998

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Bland MD, Sturmoski A, Whitson M, Harris H, Connor LT, Fucetola R, Edmiaston J, Huskey T, Carter A, Kramper M, Corbetta M, Lang CE. Clinician adherence to a standardized assessment battery across settings and disciplines in a poststroke rehabilitation population. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Jun;94(6):1048-53.e1.

Bland MD, Sturmoski A, Whitson M, Connor LT, Fucetola R, Huskey T, Corbetta M, Lang CE. Prediction of discharge walking ability from initial assessment in a stroke inpatient rehabilitation facility population. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Aug;93(8):1441-7.

Lang CE, Bland MD, Connor LT, Fucetola R, Whitson M, Edmiaston J, Karr C, Sturmoski A, Baty J, Corbetta M. The brain recovery core: building a system of organized stroke rehabilitation and outcomes assessment across the continuum of care. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2011 Dec;35(4):194-201.

Naunheim RS, Matero D, Fucetola R. Assessment of patients with mild concussion in the emergency department. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2008 Mar-Apr;23(2):116-22.

Hogue CW Jr, Hershey T, Dixon D, Fucetola R, Nassief A, Freedland KE, Thomas B, Schechtman K. Preexisting cognitive impairment in women before cardiac surgery and its relationship with C-reactive protein concentrations. Anesth Analg. 2006 Jun;102(6):1602-8; table of contents.

Naunheim R, McGurren M, Standeven J, Fucetola R, Lauryssen C, Deibert E. Does the use of artificial turf contribute to head injuries? J Trauma. 2002 Oct;53(4):691-4.

Newcomer JW, Haupt DW, Fucetola R, Melson AK, Schweiger JA, Cooper BP, Selke G. Abnormalities in glucose regulation during antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2002 Apr;59(4):337-45. Review.

Fucetola R, Seidman LJ, Kremen WS, Faraone SV, Goldstein JM, Tsuang MT. Age and neuropsychologic function in schizophrenia: a decline in executive abilities beyond that observed in healthy volunteers. Biol Psychiatry. 2000 Jul 15;48(2):137-46.

Fucetola R, Newcomer JW, Craft S, Melson AK. Age- and dose-dependent glucose-induced increases in memory and attention in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 1999 Oct 18;88(1):1-13.

Newcomer JW, Craft S, Fucetola R, Moldin SO, Selke G, Paras L, Miller R. Glucose-induced increase in memory performance in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 1999;25(2):321-35.

Fucetola R, Smith MC. Distorted visual feedback effects on drawing in Parkinson's disease. Acta Psychol (Amst). 1997 Apr;95(3):255-66.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Robert P. Fucetola.

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