Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Fresno Campus

Professor

Professor

Alliant International University Fresno
5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno CA 93727

559-253-2281

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Neuropsychological Assessment

Pediatric Neuropsychology

Psychology of Disability

Neuro-Rehabilitation

Biological Bases of Behavior/ Neurophysiology

Neuroanatomy/Neuropathology

Research Practicum

Clinical Practicum

Methods used to assess neurocognitive function in children, adults and geriatrics

Lebby, P.C. (2003) The Neurology of Language, Fresno State University, Dept of Linguistics.

Chicota, C. L., Canfield, M., Lebby, P. C., & Walker, J. A., Predicting Language Laterality From Epilepsy Patient Demographics. National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, 2003, Dallas.

Chicota, C. L., Canfield, M., Hoo, K. S., Wong, S. T., Lebby, P. C., & Walker, J. A., How Well Can we Predict Language Laterality from Patient Characteristics? American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference 2003, Boston.

Romain, J., Lebby, P.C., & Henrickson, M., Neuropsychological Performance in Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus vs. JRA Controls. American College of Rheumatology Annual Conference, 2002.

Vyas, S.K., Walker, J. A., Lebby, P.C., Tanner, T. D., Wada Test Recognition Memory Scores Are Influenced by Language Laterality, National Academy of Neuropsycology Annual Conference, 2002.

Gleason, C., Lebby, P.C., Walker, J., & Canfield (2000). Material Specific Memory Changes Following Unilateral Temporal Lobectomy: Statistical Versus Clinical Significance. Presented at the annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Orlando, Florida.

Holmquist, L. A., Lebby, P.C., Roberts, S., Hutchinson, H.T., Functional Outcomes and Recovery Trends in Pediatric Brain Injury. Presented at the 108th Annual APA Converntion, Washington, D.C. (2000).

Lebby, P. C., Gleason, C., Aronowitz, J. and Sawyer-Scovel, E. (1996). Language deficits following temporal lobectomy: Do they really exist?. Presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting. San Jose, CA.

DeCosta, J. R., Hobbs, D. J., Tremaine, M. J., Bunn, C. C., Ruhsenberger, L. R., Macaulay, C. E., Stanczak, D. E. and Lebby, P. C. (1996). Factor Analysis of Nine Neuropsychological Tests. Presented at the 16th annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. New Orleans, LA.

Lebby, P. C., Ivry, R. and Walker, J. A. (1993). Auditory processing following unilateral temporal lobe surgery. Presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.

Lebby, P. C., Ivry, R. and Robertson, L. (1991). Hemispheric differences in auditory perception. Presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Lebby, P. C. and Hardyck, C. (1988). The effects of inter-hemispheric transfer on the processing of a visual rotation task: Across the great divide. Presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Lebby, P.C. (2006) Neuroimaging & Clinical Presentation: Pediatric Brain Injury. Northern California Neuropsychological Forum, Oakland, CA.

Nelson, A., Battista, M., Lebby, P., & Canfield, M. The Cost of Switching: The Relationship Between Switch Costs and D-KEFS Trails Performance in Healthy Older Adults. International Neuropsychological Society Conference, 2005.

Lebby, P.C. (2005) Professional Ethics for Mental Health Professionals. Madera, CA.

Lebby, P.C. (2005) Traumatic Brain Injury due to Non-Accidental Trauma. 5th Annual Day for Children Conference, Madera, CA

Lebby, P.C. (2004) Neuroimaging in Pediatric Brain Injury. National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Lebby, P.C. (2004) Understanding Emotion and Behavior Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Children's Hospital Central California, Department of Rehabilitation.

Lebby, P.C. (2003) Functional Neuroanatomy: A Primer, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Resident Lecture Series.

Lebby, P.C. (2003) Functional Neuroanatomy: A Primer - Part II, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Resident Lecture Series.

Lebby, P.C., Functional Neuroanatomy - Primer. National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, 2003, Dallas.

Lebby, P.C. (2002) Autistic Disorders, Alliant International University, Health Psychology Program, Fresno, CA.

Lebby, P.C. (2001) The transfemoral Intracarotid Sodium Amytal Procedure, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Resident Lecture Series.

Lebby, P.C. (2001) Autistic Spectrum Disorders - Clinical Implications, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Resident Lecture Series.

Lebby, P. C. (2000). Cognitive sequalae associated with neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus. University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Resident Lecture Series.

Lebby, P. C. (1997). Diagnosis of ADHD and Learning Disabilities. Department of Ecosystemic and Child Psychology - Alliant International University, Fresno.

Lebby, P.C. (1996). Language Function following Anterior Temporal Lobectomy Surgery. University of California San Francisco, Department of Neurology. Residents' Lecture Series.

Lebby, P. C. (1995). Psychosocial Issues faced by Children with Epilepsy. Department of Ecosystemic and Child Psychology - California School of Prefessional Psychology, Fresno.

Lebby, P. C. (1994). Language Assessment and Function in Patients Undergoing Neurosurgery. University of California, Berkeley, Department of Linguistic.

Lebby, P. C. (1994). Parenting Issues for Children with Epilepsy. Marin Civic Auditorium: The Seizure Management Conference, Northern California Coalition and Matrix Parent Network.

Lebby, P. C. (1992). Local and global auditory processing following unilateral cerebral infarct. Invited presentation: 14th Annual Berkeley/Stanford Conference on Cognitive Psychology, Stanford University, CA.

Ivry, R. and Lebby, P. C. (1991). Laterality effects in the perception of relativefrequency in audition. Invited presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Francisco, CA.

Lebby, P. C. (1991). Differential processing of high and low frequency auditory stimuli by the right and left cerebral hemispheres. Invited presentation at the 15th Annual University of California, Santa Barbara, Cognitive Convention.

Ivry, R. and Lebby, P. C. (1991). Laterality effects in the processing of high and low auditory frequencies. Invited presentation at the 2nd Annual Recent Advances in the Analysis of Attention Conference, Davis CA.

Academic History and Background

University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)., 1990-1994

University of California, Berkeley; B.A. Psychology with High Honors, 1983-1987

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, Department of Neurology; Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsycholgy

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, Department of Neurology; Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Neuropsycholgy

Diplomat, American Board of Psychological Specialties - Forensic Neuropsychology

Licensed Clinical Psychologist - California License #PSY14779

Panel approved to provide services for the State of California Children's Services (CCS)

University of California, Berkeley - Psychology Dept. - Teaching Fellowship

Psi Chi, The National Honor Society for Psychology

Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with High Honors

The University of California, Berkeley, Honor Society

University of California, Berkeley - Psychology Dept. - Nominated Outstanding Teacher

University of California, Berkeley - Psychology Dept. - Research Fellowship

The Golden Key National Honor Society

Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society

American College of Forensic Examiners

Epilepsy Foundation of Central California

Association for Play Therapy

National Academy of Neuropsychology

American Psychological Association

Professional Practice and Community Service

Board of Trustees - Alliant International University

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) - School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) - School of Medicine

Medical Staff, Department of Neurology - University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center

Medical Staff, Department of Neuropsychology and Medical Rehabilitation - Children's Hospital Central California

Director, Department of Neuropsychology, CSPP at Alliant International University

Associate Professor of Neuropsychology - CSPP at Alliant International University

Board of Trustees - Alliant International University

Member Institutional Review Board - Children's Hospital Central California

Past President - Epilepsy Foundation of Central California

Board of Directors - Epilepsy Foundation of Central California

Founding member - Kiwanis Valley Children's Hospital Chapter

Past President- Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation of Central California

Member of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

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