Dr.  Robert B Perna, Ph.D, RN - The Institute of Rehabilitation Research - rehabilitation neuropsychologist

Dr. Robert B Perna

Ph.D, RN

The Institute of Rehabilitation Research

rehabilitation neuropsychologist

Houston, TX | United States

Main Specialties: Neuropathology

Additional Specialties: Clinical Neuropsychology

Dr.  Robert B Perna, Ph.D, RN - The Institute of Rehabilitation Research - rehabilitation neuropsychologist

Dr. Robert B Perna

Ph.D, RN

Introduction

Completed a PHD program in clinical neuropsychology, graduated from a BSN nurse program and completed 3.5 years in a doctor of nurse program. Also completed two residencies including at the University of Michigan Medical Center (U of M). Worked as clinical director of Westside Neurorehabilitation for 10 years, then worked at the Institute of Rehabilitation Research (TIRR) before going to work for Pate Rehabilitation in North Texas.

Primary Affiliation: The Institute of Rehabilitation Research - Houston, TX , United States

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Education

Aug 2019
Carlos Albizu University, Miami, FL
PhD
University of Arizona
graduate nursing
University of Southern Maine
BSN

Publications

25Publications

474Reads

104Profile Views

12PubMed Central Citations

Three case studies of nonparaneoplastic limbic encephalitis (NPLE) in young adult males: Onset, course, and recovery following rehabilitation services.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2019 Jan-Mar;8(1):93-99. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

b Baylor College of Medicine , Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , Houston , United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2017.1392302DOI Listing
April 2019
30 Reads

Megalencephaly-capillary malformation polymicrogyria: A review and complex pediatric case report.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2017 Oct-Dec;6(4):369-377. Epub 2016 May 23.

d Department of Radiology , Virginia Commonwealth University , Richmond , Virginia , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2016.1182432DOI Listing
May 2018
45 Reads

Test of memory malingering with children: The utility of Trial 1 and TOMMe10 as screeners of test validity.

Child Neuropsychol 2016 2;22(6):707-17. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

c Department of Psychology , Georgia Regents University , Augusta , GA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2015.1020774DOI Listing
January 2017
5 Reads
2.181 Impact Factor

Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Review and Neuropsychological Case Study.

Clin Neuropsychol 2016 14;30(1):150-63. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

d Department of Neurology , Virginia Commonwealth University , Richmond , VA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2015.1132772DOI Listing
October 2016
14 Reads
1.583 Impact Factor

Gestational Diabetes: Long-Term Central Nervous System Developmental and Cognitive Sequelae.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2015 29;4(3):217-20. Epub 2014 Sep 29.

a Texas Institute of Rehabilitation Research , Houston , Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2013.874951DOI Listing
April 2016
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Spectrum of Mathematical Weaknesses: Related Neuropsychological Correlates.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2015 12;4(3):157-65. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

a Department of Behavioral Medicine , NeuroBehavioral Associates , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2013.827573DOI Listing
April 2016
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Rehabilitation Outcomes: Ischemic versus Hemorrhagic Strokes.

Behav Neurol 2015 12;2015:891651. Epub 2015 Jul 12.

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX 77073, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/891651DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4515256PMC
March 2016
6 Reads
1.642 Impact Factor

Prenatal and perinatal anesthesia and the long-term cognitive sequelae: a review.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2015 24;4(1):65-71. Epub 2013 Oct 24.

a Behavioral Medicine Department , Walton Rehabilitation Health System , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2013.779275DOI Listing
December 2015
8 Reads
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Moyamoya disease: a review of the literature.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2014 14;21(1):21-7. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

a Department of Behavioral Medicine, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2012.721147DOI Listing
December 2014
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The value of embedded measures in detecting suboptimal effort in children: an investigation into the WISC-IV Digit Span and CMS Verbal Memory subtests.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2014 6;3(1):45-51. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

a Behavioral Medicine Department , Walton Rehabilitation Hospital , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21622965.2012.691
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2012.691067DOI Listing
July 2014
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Cognitive impairment and memory loss associated with histoplasmosis: a case study.

Clin Neuropsychol 2014 14;28(3):514-24. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

a Walton Rehabilitation Hospital , Augusta , GA , USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13854046.2014.902
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2014.902107DOI Listing
July 2014
15 Reads
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Performance and specificity rates in the Test of Memory Malingering: an investigation into pediatric clinical populations.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2014 1;3(1):26-30. Epub 2012 May 1.

a Department of Neuropsycholoy , Westside NeuroRehabilitation Services/Goodwill Industries , Lewiston , Maine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2012.670584DOI Listing
July 2014
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The influence of effort on neuropsychological performance in children: is performance on the TOMM indicative of neuropsychological ability?

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2014 17;3(1):31-7. Epub 2012 May 17.

a Behavioral Medicine Department , Walton Rehabilitation Hospital , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2012.686339DOI Listing
July 2014
7 Reads

Does size matter? An investigation into the Rey Complex Figure in a pediatric clinical sample.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2014 10;3(1):60-5. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

a Department of Neuropsychology , Westside NeuroRehabilitation Services/Goodwill Industries , Lewiston , Maine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2012.690921DOI Listing
July 2014
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Children and the test of memory malingering: is one trial enough?

Child Neuropsychol 2013 22;19(4):438-47. Epub 2012 Oct 22.

Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Augusta, GA 30901, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2012.731500DOI Listing
January 2014
47 Reads
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Perinatal cyanosis: long-term cognitive sequelae and behavioral consequences.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2012 ;1(1):48-52

Behavioral Medicine Department, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Augusta, GA 30901, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2011.643946DOI Listing
September 2013
14 Reads

Long-term cognitive sequelae: abused children without PTSD.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2013 25;2(1):1-5. Epub 2012 Apr 25.

Behavioral Medicine Department, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Augusta, GA 30901, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2011.595460DOI Listing
September 2013
31 Reads
3 Citations

Early developmental delays: neuropsychological sequelae and subsequent diagnoses.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2012 ;1(1):57-62

Behavioral Medicine Department, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Augusta, GA 30901, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2011.643963DOI Listing
September 2013
16 Reads

The Neuropsychological Profile of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: Sibling Case Study.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2013 Oct-Dec;20(4):306-312. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

a Behavioral Medicine Department , Walton Rehabilitation Hospital , Augusta , Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09084282.2012.753075DOI Listing
June 2013
4 Reads

Brain Injury: Benzodiazepines, Antipsychotics, and Functional Recovery

Authors:
Perna R

January/February 2006 - Volume 21 - Issue 1 - p 82–84

journal of head trauma rehabilitation

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January 2006
11 Reads

Benzodiazepines and Antipsychotics: Cognitive side effects

19(6):516-518, November/December 2004.

Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

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November 2004
12 Reads

Traumatic brain injury: depression, neurogenesis, and medication management.

J Head Trauma Rehabil 2003 Mar-Apr;18(2):201-3

WestSide Neurorehabilitation Services Center, Lewiston, ME, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001199-200303000-00010DOI Listing
August 2003
7 Reads
3 Citations
2.920 Impact Factor

Advances and issues in the diagnostic differential of malingering versus brain injury.

NeuroRehabilitation 2002 ;17(2):93-104

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida, P.A., Gainesville, FL 32605, USA.

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August 2002
77 Reads
5 Citations
1.740 Impact Factor

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