Clinical Neuropsychologist

Sherral Devine, Ph.D.

email: s.devine@metrowestneuropsych.com | phone: 508.983.1425

Sherral Devine, Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Bowling Green State University


APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship

Tufts University School of Medicine/Boston Veterans Administration

Medical Center (BVAMC) Psychology Internship Consortium


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

Boston University, BVAMC, and The Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center


Specialty

Clinical Neuropsychology


About Dr. Devine

Dr. Devine is a clinical neuropsychologist who earned her Ph.D. at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She moved to Boston to complete her clinical internship, which included specialization in neuropsychology, medical psychology, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She then completed a three-year postdoctoral program in clinical neuropsychology, providing services to veterans and civilians with a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders. At Metrowest, Dr. Devine provides neuropsychological assessment services to adolescents and adults with a variety of concerns, including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, ADHD, and emotional/behavioral disorders.


Since 1999, Dr. Devine has been doing research on the aging brain and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, at the Framingham Heart Study. She is also an Assistant Research Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, letterboxing, stamp carving, watching her children in sports and the performing arts, and relaxing at home with her family.


Selected publications

Au R, Devine S (2013). Implementing the Boston Process Approach in the Framingham Heart Study: It is Possible. In L Ashendorf, R Swenson, & D Libon (Eds.), The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment: A Practitioner’s Guide (pp. 380-406). NY: Oxford University Press.


Nyborn JA, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Devine SA, Du R, Kaplan E, O’Connor MK, Rinn WE, Denison HS, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. The Framingham Heart Study Clock Drawing Performance: Normative Data from the Offspring cohort. Experimental Aging Research, 2013; 39: 80-108.Hankee LD, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Devine SA, Liu Y, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Qualitative neuropsychological measures: normative data on executive functioning tests from the Framingham offspring study. Exp Aging Res. 2013; 39(5):515-35.


Nishtala A, Preis SR, Beiser A, Devine S, Hankee L, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Midlife cardiovascular risk impacts executive function: Framingham Offspring Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2014 Jan-Mar; 28(1):16-22.


Gupta A, Preis SR, Beiser A, Devine S, Hankee L, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Mid-life cardiovascular risk impacts memory function: The Framingham Offspring Study. Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders, 2015; 29(2): 117-123.


Libon, DJ, Preis, SR, Beiser, AS, Devine, S, Seshadri, S, Wolf, PA, DeCarli, C, Au, R. Verbal memory and brain aging: An exploratory analysis of the role of error responses in the Framingham Study. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].


Knopman, DS, Beiser, AS, Machulda, M, Fields, JA, Roberts, RO, Pankratz, VS, Aakre, J, Cha, RH, Rocca, WA, Mielke, MM, Boeve, BF, Devine, S, Ivnik, RJ, Au, R, Auerbach, S, Wolf, PA, Seshadri, S, Petersen, RC. Spectrum of cognition short of dementia: Framingham Heart Study and Mayo Clinic Study of Aging. Neurology 2015; 85: 1712-1721.

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