Jeffrey Wertheimer, PhD, ABPP-CN
Associate Director, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chief of the Psychology and Neuropsychology
Director of Clinical Training, Neuropsychology
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Dr. Wertheimer is the Associate Director within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Chief of Psychology and Neuropsychology, and the Director of Clinical Training in Neuropsychology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) and the California Rehabilitation Institute (Cal Rehab) in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Wertheimer completed his doctoral degree at Oklahoma State University, his internship at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, and post-doctoral fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University Medical School.
He is a board-certified neuropsychologist with a focus in neuropsychological and psychological assessment and psychotherapy and has developed innovative programming for cognitive and psychological resilience for diverse medical populations. Dr. Wertheimer is active in leadership roles in many national and international organizations including, but not limited to, the American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine (i.e., Co-Chair of the Behavioral Health Networking Group), The Parkinson Alliance (Chief Research Consultant and Vice President), Kandu Health Imperative Care, Inc. (devoted to stroke programming in the acute and subacute phase of recovery; Clinical Advisor, Educator, and Researcher), and The Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Wertheimer focuses a significant amount of time in grant-funded clinical research activities, preparing scientific manuscripts and lecturing nationally and internationally. His research interests include movement disorders (the assessment of the cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson’s disease), cognitive and functional outcomes in individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injury, psychological adjustment and resilience with chronic illness, and inter-professional collaboration.
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