• University of Houston - PhD in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Track)
  • Boston VA Healthcare System - Clinical Research Fellowship
  • Harvard Medical School - Research Fellowship
  • University of California - San Diego / San Diego VA Joint Internship Program - Clinical Psychology Intern

Professional Activities

Dr. Williams is a faculty member in the Division of Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine. She is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, The Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment and the American Psychological Association where she serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee for Division 40. Past honors include being a recipient of the Weissman Center Award for Leadership, the John W. Love Fund Scholarship, the Presidential/Cullen/Ehrhardt Fellowship and the Dr. Gayle M. Retting Graduate Fellowship for Neuropsychology.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Williams clinical interests include neuropsychological assessment and diagnosis of dementia and other neurocognitive disorders in late life, as well as assessing healthcare and financial decision-making capacity in older adults.

Research Interests

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Dr. Williams' research interests include identifying modifiable risk factors for dementia and cognitive decline, as well as exploring factors that promote resilience to age-related brain changes that occur in healthy aging. Her work employs both neuropsychological assessment and brain neuroimaging approaches to elucidate brain-behavior relations within both healthy older adults and those with neurodegenerative disease. She is a co-investigator on the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: Lifetime Impact on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia (WLS-ILIAD) grant, as well as serves as Co-Lead for the Neuropsychology Service for the clinical core of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC).