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Meghan Jacobs, PsyD

Meghan Jacobs, PsyD

Meghan Jacobs, PsyDMeghan Jacobs, PsyD is a licensed psychologist specializing in neuropsychology. She has extensive experience working with individuals with brain injuries, strokes, dementia, and other neurologic conditions for both psychotherapy and comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations. She also has experience conducting psychoeducational, disability, and vocational evaluations. She obtained a Psy.D. in clinical psychology, with a concentration in neuropsychology, from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Neurological Institute at North Broward Medical Center in the Memory Disorders Center and her post-doctoral fellowship at HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital’s The Bridge Community Re-Entry Program. She has participated in numerous clinical research studies, including being a regional research coordinator on an NIH research study through the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Children’s Hospital, and Baylor College of Medicine, which examined the behavioral, emotional and cognitive problems that children develop after head injuries.

 

Specialties
Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuropsychology, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke

Medical Interests
Neuropsychological effects of Alzheimer's disease, dementias, neurodegenerative conditions, brain injuries, strokes, and Parkinson's disease, as well as developmental, academic/learning and cognitive disorders, including ADHD, in children and adults.

Education
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology Concentration, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Bachelor's of Science in Biology and Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania

Fellowship
Internship with Neurological Consultants, P.A./North Broward Medical Center, Pompano Beach, Florida
Post-Doctoral Residency with The Bridge Community Re-Entry Program at HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital, Sunrise, Florida

Accepts New Patients
Yes

Insurance
List of insurance plans accepted

Languages
English

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Locations
9970 Central Park Boulevard, Suite 207
Boca Raton, FL 33428
Phone: (561) 482-1027
Fax: (561) 482-1028

4600 Linton Boulevard, Suite 240
Delray Beach, FL 33445
Phone: (561) 482-1027
Fax: (561) 482-1028

Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Research & Clinical Trials
Clinical Research:
Research Coordinator, University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida with Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (Harvey Levin, Ph.D., at Baylor College of Medicine Primary Investigator at Baylor College of Medicine).
NIH-sponsored clinical research study examining the behavioral, emotional, and cognitive problems some children develop after a head injury.

Poster Presentations:
J. Foley, M. Collins, M. Fogle, M. Durkin (Jacobs), Z. Proctor-Weber, & C. Golden. Executive functioning deficits or not: The relationship between psychological variables and neurocognitive functions. Presented at the Florida Psychological Association Annual Conference, 2004.

M. Fogle, D. Harvey, M. Durkin (Jacobs), J. Foley, A. Lloyd, J. Garcia, & C. Golden. The relationship between matrix reasoning and neuropsychological performance. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference, 2004.

Z. Golden, C. Golden, M. Durkin (Jacobs), B. Borosh, & B. Korman. Neuropsychological and demographic factors in diagnosing subtypes of dementia. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference, 2004.

A. Scott, M. Collins, J. Foley, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. The relationship of the Stroop to neuropsychological measures in adolescents. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference, 2004.

M. Durkin (Jacobs), M. Fogle, D. Harvey, L. Kohn, M. Collins, & C. Golden. Gender differences on the WAIS-III in a neuropsychiatric population. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2005.

M. Collins, K. Harris, S. Upadhyaya, M. Mohrland, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. Comparing the effects of MR and MDD on processing speed. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2005.

M. Durkin (Jacobs), M. Fogle, J. Foley, L. Briker, M. Figueroa, & C. Golden. Gender differenced in verbal and visual memory on the WMS-III in an adult neuropsychiatric population. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, October 2005.

D. Harvey, B. Korman, M. DenBesten, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. Maintenance of reading and math skills among psychiatric outpatients. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, October 2005.

B. Korman, L. Kohn, M. Durkin (Jacobs), C. Marsello, & C. Golden. Reading rate maturation and specificity of modality in the development of working memory capacity. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2006.

M. Stack, H. Buddin, L. Marques, M. Durkin (Jacobs), M. Bailor, K. Dombowski, & C. Golden. Relationship between executive functioning and verbal and visual memory. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2006.

M. Durkin (Jacobs), L. Kohn, S. Renfrow, R. Finlay, & C. Golden. Gender differences in working memory involving verbal and visual material in an adult neuropsychiatric population. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, October 2006.

L. Shaw, J. Foley, R. Finlay, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. Executive dysfunction discrimination among children with emotional and neuropsychiatric impairment. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, October 2006.

S. Renfrow, C. Marker, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. Effects of educational attainment of age-related decline in cognitive flexibility. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, November 2007.

S. Renfrow, M. Durkin (Jacobs), & C. Golden. Visuospatial organization in adults with mathematical disabilities. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, November 2007.

N. DenBesten, M. Durkin (Jacobs), L. Hines, & C. Golden. Education as a predictive factor for executive functioning in older normal adults. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, November 2007.

 

 

Meghan Jacobs, PsyD is a neuropsychologist located in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Florida. You can contact her office at (561) 482-1027.

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