Stella H. Kim, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Clinical Neurology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Kim earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She completed her clinical internship at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System – West Haven, followed by a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in adult clinical neuropsychology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Description of Research

Prior to joining Houston Methodist, she held a clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Neurology within UTHealth Houston Neurosciences/McGovern Medical School where she conducted neuropsychological evaluations, taught neurology clerkship lectures to medical students, supervised neuropsychology trainees, and collaborated on research studies. She has been an active member in local and national organizations, including service on the Board for the Houston Neuropsychological Society and for the APA Division 40, Women in Neuropsychology Committee.


Representation of women in neuropsychology research prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
Prieto, S, Bangen, KJ, Riegler, K, Kim, SH, Mahmood, Z, Kaseda, ET, Ellison, RL & Sullivan-Baca, E 2024, , Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

Parental, caregiving, and family leave during clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral training: Recommendations and guidelines from the Women in Neuropsychology (WIN) committee and Education Advisory Committee (EAC) of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN; APA division 40)
Kaseda, ET, Arentoft, A, Bangen, KJ, Mahmood, Z, Thomas, K, Kim, SH, Tan, A, Prieto, S, Dawson, EL, Riegler, K, Sullivan-Baca, E & Ellison, RL 2024, , Clinical Neuropsychologist, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 247-261.

Culturally Competent Approaches for Neuropsychological Assessment for Differential Diagnosis of Dementia of Korean-Speaking Patients in the United States
York, MK, Kim, SH, Lee, DD, Windham, VA, Strutt, AM, Stinson, JM & McCauley, SR 2023, , Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 459-471.

Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy: A differential diagnostic consideration for dementia
Kim, SH, Yu, MM & Strutt, AM 2019, , Neurology: Clinical Practice, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 145-151.

Factor structure models for the Post-Concussion Syndrome Scale with monolingual Spanish-speaking adults from Colombia
Kim, SH, Olabarrieta-Landa, L, Gilboa-Fried, S, Olivera, SL, Tangarife, RV, Strutt, AM & Arango-Lasprilla, JC 2019, , Brain Injury, vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 1436-1441.

Item analysis of the Spanish version of the Boston Naming Test with a Spanish speaking adult population from Colombia
Kim, SH, Strutt, AM, Olabarrieta-Landa, L, Lequerica, AH, Rivera, D, De Los Reyes Aragon, CJ, Utria, O & Arango-Lasprilla, JC 2018, , Clinical Neuropsychologist, vol. 32, no. sup1, pp. 29-45.

Assessment and treatment of psychiatric distress, sexual dysfunction, sleep disturbances, and pain in multiple sclerosis: Survey of members of the consortium of multiple sclerosis centers
Gromisch, ES, Schairer, LC, Pasternak, E, Kim, SH & Foley, FW 2016, , International Journal of MS Care, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 291-297.