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Mark R. Serper

Professor of Psychology


Degrees

PHD, 1991, SUNY Binghamton; MA, 1989, SUNY Binghamton; BA, 1985, SUNY Binghamton


Bio

Mark Serper received is doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He completed a clinical internship and fellowship in neuropsychology at the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City. He is currently a full-time faculty member in the Hofstra University Clinical/School Psychology doctorate program. He continuous to teach both graduate as well as undergraduate courses. Prior to coming to Hofstra he worked in the NYU/Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Service. Dr. Serper and Hofstra students continue to enjoy an affiliation with the Medical Center and conduct research at Bellevue Hospital. Currently Dr. Serper and students are examining the clinical and neurocognitive effects of cocaine on schizophrenic patients presenting for emergency treatment. He is specifically interested in attention and memory dysfunctions in schizophrenic patients who abuse cocaine. Dr. Serper is also interested in the neuropsychopharmacology of schizophrenia and in examining the attentional and cognitive deficits that underlie some types of schizophrenic clinical symptoms. He has examined the effects of classical and atypical antipsychotic medication on schizophrenic patients' clinical symptoms and neurocognition.

Dr. Serper's clinical practice interests center on the neuropsychological assessment and cognitive behavioral treatment in patients with traumatic brain injury and dementia. He is also a supervisor in the Hofstra Psychology Evaluation and Research Center were he supervises graduate clinical psychology students.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PSY 139 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Undergraduate
PSY 223 RES DESIGN II: INDEP PROJECTS Graduate
PSY 228 BEHAVR DEVIATIONS I Graduate
PSY 240 PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT Graduate
PSY 252 INDEPENDENT TOPICS IN PSY Graduate
PSY 295 PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION Graduate
PSY 405 CS IN NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASMT Graduate
PSY 417 CS IN MAJOR MENTAL DISORDERS Graduate
PSY 451B TPC: ACCEPTANCE & MINDFULNESS Graduate
PSY 602 DISSERTATION PROP PREP Graduate
PSY 604 DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT Graduate
PSY 605A DISSERTATN EXTENSION Graduate
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