Lauren Strober, PhD

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Senior Research Scientist

Laboratory
Positive Applied Research in Brain Health and Well-being Laboratory
Phone
973-324-8459

Lauren Strober, PhD is a senior research scientist in the Center for Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research and assistant professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School. She is also a staff neuropsychologist at the Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation. Dr. Strober received her MS and PhD degrees in clinical psychology from the Pennsylvania State University at University Park and completed her clinical internship at the Veterans Administration of Western New York in Buffalo, NY. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Strober's primary research interests consist of: (1) the phenomenological experience of secondary factors associated with MS and other neurological conditions (e.g., depression, fatigue, sleep disturbance, personality changes); (2) the influence of secondary factors on cognitive functioning, psychological well-being, and quality of life; (3) identification of person-specific factors accountable for various outcomes following illness or injury; and (4) the development of disease-specific measures of secondary factors (i.e., depression). Dr. Strober's clinical interests are in the assessment of cognitive and psychological sequelae following injury or illness, and identification of obstacles to employment.

Expertise
Multiple Sclerosis
Neurology
Cognitive Functioning
Neuropsychology
Cognitive and Psychological Sequalea
Education
PhD - The Pennsylvania State University
MS - The Pennsylvania State University
BA - University at Albany, State University of New York
Research Interests

Dr. Strober’s primary research interests consist of the phenomenological experience of secondary factors associated with MS and other neurological conditions (e.g., depression, fatigue, sleep disturbance, personality changes); the influence of secondary factors on cognitive functioning, psychological well-being, and quality of life; identification of person-specific factors accountable for various outcomes following illness or injury, and the development of disease-specific measures of secondary factors (i.e., depression). As a clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Strober’s clinical interests are in the assessment of cognitive and psychological sequalea following injury or illness and assisting her patients with the adjustment to such. 

Publications

View a comprehensive listing of Dr. Strober’s publications on Research Gate

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