Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD, ABPP-CN

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences
Neuropsychology
Division Chief - Neuropsychology

Clinical Practice:
Academic Office:

4242 Farnam Street, Suite 460
North Doctor's Tower
Omaha, NE 68131

Phone: 402-552-6094
Fax: 402-552-7701

988425 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8425
Fax: 402-552-7701

 

Education: 

Hospital Appointments:
Nebraska Medicine
Methodist Health System

Interests:
Memory Disorders (i.e., Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, Neurodegenerative Diseases), Movement Disorders (e.g., Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease), Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) Candidacy Evaluations, Cerebrovascular Disease, Autoimmune Conditions, Adult Psychiatric Disorders, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Toxic/Metabolic Ecephalopathies

Bio:
Dr. Nelson is an Assistant Professor and Chief of the Neuropsychology Division within the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  She is also the Training Director for the UNMC Neuropsychology Post-doctoral Fellowship Program.  She completed her PhD at the University of Tulsa in 2011 and her post-doctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center in 2013.  She is a board-certified neuropsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and a member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN), the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), the American Psychological Association (APA), and APA's Division 40 - Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN).  Her primary areas of specialty and interest include conducting neuropsychological evaluations to assist with differential diagnosis of memory and movement disorders and educating patients/caregivers on compensating and coping with cognitive and emotional changes that may result from neurologic disease/injury.