Assistant Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences
4242 Farnam Street, Suite 460
988425 Nebraska Medical Center
- State University of New York at Geneseo, BA (2008 - Summa cum laude)
- Wayne State University, MA (2011) and PhD (2015)
- John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Internship in Clinical Psychology (2015)
- Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Medical Center, Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology (2017)
Nebraska Medicine and University of Nebraska Medical Center
Solid Organ Transplant
- Earned board certification in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2020.
- Became state representative for the Early Career Neuropsychologist Committee (ECNPC), Society for Clinical Neuropsychology in 2020.
- American Psychological Association (APA), Division 40, Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
- American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
- International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
Dr. May is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. May earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology, with minors in Neuropsychology and Statistics, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She is an alumna of Wayne State University's Institute of Gerontology, a research pre-doctoral training program. Dr. May completed her clinical psychology internship, with a neuropsychology emphasis, at the John. D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. For specialization in adult clinical neuropsychology, she completed her post-doctoral residency at Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. May is board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).
Wiesman, A.I., Murman, D.L., May, P.E., Schantell, M.D., Losh, R.A., Johnson, H.J.,…Wilson, T.W. (2021). Spatio-spectral relationships between pathological neural dynamics and cognitive impairment along the Alzheimer’s disease spectrum. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment, & Disease Monitoring. doi: 10.1002/dad2.12200
Casagrande, C., Lew, B., Taylor, B., Schantell, M., O'Neill, J., May, P.,…Wilson, T.W. (2021). The Impact of HIV-Infection on Human Somatosensory Processing, Spontaneous Cortical Activity, and Cortical Thickness: A Multimodal Neuroimaging Approach. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25408
Szymkowicz, S.M., Ellis, L.J., & May, P.E. (2021). The 3-item apathy scale within the GDS-15 is not valid in de novo Parkinson’s disease patients: Analysis of the PPMI cohort. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. doi: 10.1177/0891988720988908
Naveed, Z. Fox, H.S., Wichman, C.S., Alam, M. May, P. Arcari, C.M., …Baccaglini, L. (2021). Neurocognitive status and risk of mortality among people living with HIV: An 18-year retrospective cohort study. Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83131-1
Arif, Y., Wiesman, A.I., O’Neill, J., Embury, C., May, P.E., Lew, B.J., …Wilson, T.W. (2020). The age-related trajectory of visual attention neural function is altered in adults living with HIV: A cross-sectional MEG study. EBioMedicine, 61.
May, P.E., Heithoff, A.J., Wichman, C.S., Phatak, V.S., Moore, D.J., Heaton, R.K., & Fox, H.S. (2020). Assessing cognitive functioning in people living with HIV (PLWH): Factor analytic results from CHARTER and NNTC cohorts. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 83, 251-259.
Lew, B.J., O’Neill, J., Rezich, MT, May, P.E., Fox, H.S., Swindells, S., & Wilson, T.W. (2020). Interactive effects of HIV and ageing on neural oscillations are independent of global neuropsychological performance. Brain Communications, 2, 1-14.
Williams, A.M., May, P.E., Mason, S.T., Wang, C., & Pomana, L. (2015). Quality of life across medical conditions and psychological factors: Implications for population health management. Quality of Life Research, 1-11.
Katz, J., May, P., Sörensen, S., & DelTosta, J. (2010). Sexual revictimization during women’s first year of college: Self-blame and sexual refusal assertiveness as possible mechanisms. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25, 2113-2126.
Pigeon, W. R., May, P.E., Perlis, M.L., Ward, E.A., Lu, N., & Talbot, N.L. (2009). The effect of interpersonal therapy for depression on insomnia symptoms in a cohort of women with sexual abuse histories. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 634-638.