Crosson recognized by VA for outstanding research career
A University of Florida neuropsychologist has received the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Research Career Scientist award.
Bruce Crosson, Ph.D., a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology in UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions and a scientist at the VA’s Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, was recognized as a leader in neuropsychology research with a demonstrated commitment to the VA and rehabilitation research. The highly selective program awards recipients salary support for five years.
A fellow of the American Psychological Association, Crosson is on the board of directors of the International Neuropsychological Society and is the associate editor of the society’s scientific journal. Crosson studies changes that occur in the brain after a stroke or other brain injury, such as language and memory disorders, with the goal of designing more effective treatments for rehabilitation.