BJ Scott, PsyD

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Roles and Interests

Instructor: Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Multicultural Assessment, Dementia & Aging (CHP Gerontology Program)

Clinical Supervision: Hillsboro assessment team, multicultural assessment team

Supervise dissertation research

Research Interests: Cross-cultural neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, disability, brain injury, aging


APPCN post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology, Shepherd Center, Atlanta, Ga., 2008

PsyD Clinical Psychology; Concentration: Neuropsychology, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore., 2006

APA pre-doctoral internship, Missouri Health Sciences Psychology Consortium, Columbia, Mo., 2006

MS Clinical Psychology; Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore., 2003

BA Psychology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Wash., 1998

Professional Membership

American Psychological Association (APA)

APA Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology)

APA Division 40 (Neuropsychology)

APA Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues)

International Neuropsychological Society (INS)

National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN)

Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)

Hispanic Neuropsychological Society (HNS)

Selected Publications

Gharaeipour, M., & Scott, BJ (2012). Effects of cognitive rehabilitation on neurocognitive functions and psychiatric symptoms in schizophrenia inpatients. Schizophrenia Research, 142, 165-170. DOIz; 10.1016/j.schres, 2012.09.18

Karimi, R., Pelham-Foster, S., Scott, B., & Aamodt, G. (2012). Developing and implementing an interprofessional course and identifying its strengths and challenges. Health and Interprofessional Practice 1(2):eP1019.

Buhler, A. V., Farrell, K., Fuentes, D., Scott, BJ., Shaffer, K., & Von, M. (2011). An inter-professional case conference on alzheimer’s disease: Teaching students in the health professions to work together. Journal of Interprofessional Care25(3), 223-225.

Jackson, K., Cawley, P., Hill, A., Krusen, N., Rodes, R., Sohner, S., & Scott, BJ. (2010). Palliative care. Common Knowledge, Pacific University Oregon.

Buhler, A. V., Farrel, K., Fuentes, D., Scott, BJ., Shaffer, K., & Von, M. (2009) Alzheimer's disease: Mary's journey through the health-care system. Common Knowledge, Pacific University Oregon.

Selected Presentations

Wong, C., & Scott, BJ. (2013, January) Akamai model of learning disorder assessment with native Hawaiians. Poster presentation at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, Texas.

Scott, BJ., & Dumser, H. (2012, September). Determining civil capacity: An overview of assessment of functional capacity. Invited interprofessional presentation for continuing education at Pacifc University.

Chan, L., & Scott, BJ. (2012, May). Health perceptions in individuals with chronic pain: Latinos and Caucasians. Poster presentation at Pacific University’s Diversity Day. Hillsboro, Ore.

Kleman, G., & Scott, BJ. (2012, February). The influence of verbal abilities on visuospatial reasoning. Poster presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society conference. Boston, Mass.

Bayer, Z., & Scott, BJ., (2011, February). The role of executive functioning in coping among those with a history of traumatic brain injury. Poster presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society. Boston, Mass.

Stelmokas, J., Scott, B.J., & Hunt, L. (2011, March). Alzheimer caregiver quality of life: An exploratory study of associations between neuropsychiatric symptoms and caregiver coping strategies. Poster presentation at the International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International. Toronto, Canada.

Tollander, H., Stelmokas, J., Scott, BJ., & Wyman-Chick, K. (2011, February). TheIntegrated Visual and Auditory Continuous Performance Task: Can the symptomatic comprehension scale discriminate ADHD? Poster presentation at the International Neuropsychological Society. Boston, Mass.

Scott, BJ. (2010, September). Invited Address: Rehabilitation psychology. Presentation at the Oregon Lymphedema Society. Beaverton, Ore.

Scott, BJ. (2009, November). Informing recommendations using cognitive test scores.Continuing education address at Oregon State Hospital. Salem, Ore.

Scott, BJ. (2005, February). Behavioral management following brain injury. Invited Address Presentation at Georgia State University. Atlanta, Ga.

Scott, BJ., & Daniel, M. (2004, July/August). Effects of education and intellectual ability on memory test scores. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Division 40. Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Scott, BJ. (2002, August). Neuropsychological assessment of Hispanic American elders: Critical literature review. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.  Chicago, Ill.

Office Location: 
Health Professions Building 2 266