Dr. Kathleen Kortte
Dr. Kathleen Kortte is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Southern Illinois University. Both her internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and her postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University were specialized in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. Her research interests include unawareness syndromes (anosognosia and denial of illness) and psychological factors that facilitate adaptive functioning and positive outcomes following onset of neuropathology.
Recent Representative Publications:
Kortte KB, Hillis, AE (2011). Recent trends in rehabilitation interventions for visual neglect and anosognosia for hemiplegia following right hemisphere stroke. Future Neurology, 6(1), 33-43.
Budd, MA, Kortte, KB, Cloutman L, Newhart M, Gottesman RF, Davis C, Heidler-Gary J, Seay, MW, Hillis AE. (2010). The nature of naming errors in primary progressive aphasia versus acute post-stroke aphasia. Neuropsychology, 24(5), 581-589.
Helmick K, Kortte, KB, et al (2010). Cognitive Rehabilitation for mild traumatic brain injury: Results of April 2009 Consensus Conference. NeuroRehabilitation, 26, 239-255
Lequerica AH, Kortte, KB (2010). Therapeutic engagement: A proposed model of engagement in medical rehabilitation. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 89(5), 415-422.
Kortte, KB, Gilbert, M, Gorman, P, Wegener, ST (2010). Positive psychological variables in the prediction of life satisfaction following spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 55, 40-47.
Kortte, KB & Hillis, AE (2009). Recent advances in the understanding of neglect and anosognosia following right hemisphere stroke. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 9, 459-465.