School of Professional Psychology Faculty

Claudia Jacova, PhD                                          

Assistant Professor
PhD Clinical Program
School of Professional Psychology                                     
Pacific University

Education

Roles and Interests

Instructor: Statistics & Research Design

Professional Membership

Recent Publications (2008-present)

 

Representative Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Sepehry, A. A., Chen, P., Min, H. J., Hsiung, G-Y. R., Beattie, B. L., Lee, P. E., & Jacova, C.

(2013, March) Depression of AD: An evidence-based epidemiological systematic review on

prevalence and symptoms. Presented at the American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual

Meeting, San Diego, CA.

 

Brehmer, M., McGrenere, J., Tang, C., & Jacova, C. (2012). Investigating interruptions in the

context of computerized cognitive testing of older adults. In Proceedings of the 30th

International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, TX (Chi’12, ACM Press 2649-2658).

 

Jacova, C., Hsiung, G-Y. R., DeJesus Hernandez, M., et al. (2012, September). Presymptomatic C9ORF72 mutation carriers show a diffuse pattern of glucose metabolic reductions on (18)F-FDG-PET imaging. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia, Manchester, UK. (Dementia & Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 34, Suppl 1), 158.

 

Wang, B. W., Lu, E., Mackenzie, I. R. A., Assaly, M., Jacova, C., Lee, P. E., Beattie, B. L., &

Hsiung, G-Y. R. (2012). Frequency and presentation of multiple pathology in patients enrolled in Alzheimer clinical trials. Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, New Orleans, LA.

Jacova, C., Le Huray, S., Feldman, S., et al. (2012). Sensitivity of a computerized test to aphasia: The sentence production subtest from Cognitive Testing on Computer (C-TOC). Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Vancouver, BC (Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Suppl 8(5), 539-540).

 

Jacova, C., McGrenere, J., Lee, H., et al. Cognitive testing on computer (C-TOC): Development

and validation of a novel computerized testing tool for office and home administration.

Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Vancouver, BC

(Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Suppl 8(5), 540).

 

Sepehry, A. A., Ory, J., Yang, L., & Jacova, C. (2011, October). Music therapy and global

cognitive change as a function of methodological variables: A systematic review. Presented

at the 6th Canadian Conference on Dementia, Toronto, ON.

 

Jacova, C., Slack P., Ory J., et al. (2011, July). An fMRI study of music familiarity and brain

activation in Alzheimer Disease. Poster presented at the Alzheimer’s Association

International Conference, Paris, France (Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 7[4 Suppl], S248).

 

Jacova, C. (2011, March). The ADTI CLIMAT study. Presented at the 26th International

Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International Alzheimer’s Disease International,

Toronto, ON.

 

Limsoontarakul, S., Jacova, C., Hsiung, G-Y. R., et al. (2011, June). fMRI activation during

matrix reasoning tasks in presymptomatic FTD. Presented at the Canadian Neurological

Sciences Federation, Vancouver, BC. (Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 39(3),

Suppl 1, S52).

 

Hallam, B., Jacova, C., Sengdy, P., et al. (2010). Neuropsychological characteristics of

presymptomatic, progranulin mutation carriers in the UBC frontotemporal lobar degeneration cohort. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias, Indianapolis, IN (Dementia & Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 30, Supplement 1, 85).

 

Tawankanjanachot, I., Jacova, C., Hsiung, G. Y. R., et al. (2010, October). Anterior and

subcortical glucose hypometabolic rate in presymptomatic progranulin carriers. Poster at

the 7th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias, Indianapolis. (Dementia &

Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 30, Supplement 1, 82).

 

Jacova, C., Lee, H. S., & Le Huray, S., et al (2010, July). Cognitive Testing on Computer (C-TOC): Designing a computerized test battery for evaluation of cognitive impairment with user and community health professional input. Presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, Honolulu, HI. (Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 6[4 Suppl 1], S317-18).

 

Jacova, C., Schulzer, M., Money, J., et al. (2009, October). Social impact as a novel construct in the measurement of clinically meaningful change: Validation data for the Clinical Meaningfulness in Alzheimer Disease Treatment (CLIMAT) scale. Presented at the Canadian Conference on Dementia, Montreal, QB. (Canadian Journal of Geriatrics,12[3],131). 

 

Hsiung, G. Y. R., Kupferschmidt, A. L., Naus, K., Feldman, H. H., & Jacova, C. (2009,

October). Does brain age affect a brain’s age? A pilot study on computerized cognitive

training in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Presented at the Canadian Conference on Dementia,

Montreal, QB. (Canadian Journal of Geriatrics,12[3],124).

 

Jacova, C. (2009, July). Episodic memory tests in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Featured Research Symposium on the Operationalization of the new criteria for Alzheimer’s

Disease for pharmaceutical trials. Presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, Vienna, Austria. (Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 5[4 Suppl1], p99).

 

Jacova, C., Kandiah, N., Schulzer, M., & Feldman, H. H. (2008, July). Quality of life in mild

cognitive impairment that does not progress to Alzheimer Disease: Longitudinal

analyses of the InDDEx study. Presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, Chicago, IL. (Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 4[4 Suppl 1], T646-7).

 

Claudia Jacova, PhD

School of Professional Psychology
Pacific University HPC2
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Email: cjacova@pacificu.edu