Marlene Vega, PsyD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Marlene Vega is Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor of PM&R at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Co-Director of Rehabilitation Psychology Post-Doctoral Training. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with focus on Neuropsychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. She completed an internship at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and postdoctoral fellowship at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, both in rehabilitation and neuropsychology. Her clinical work has focused on inpatient and post-acute rehabilitation of acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injury, solid organ transplant and medically complex conditions that affect functioning. She has actively served in leadership roles for several years with the American Psychological Association, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and is also Member at Large for the ACRM Stroke Interdisciplinary Group. Her research interests include cross-cultural factors affecting rehabilitation outcomes, health beliefs and coping after acquired disabilities.