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Felicia Goldstein, PhD

Department of Neurology


Felicia C. Goldstein is a Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology Program) at Emory University School of Medicine.  She received her PhD at Emory University and did postdoctoral fellowships at the Emory Center for Rehabilitation Medicine and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.  Dr. Goldstein is Board Certified in neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology/American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.  Her clinical specialization is in geriatric neuropsychology, with a focus on the early detection of cognitive changes associated with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.   In 1989, Dr. Goldstein established a specialty neuropsychology clinic to provide support for the Department of Neurology Memory Disorders Program, and in 1991, she established a parallel clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital which serves a predominantly African American patient group.  Through these active clinical services, she  supervises and mentors undergraduate and graduate students in Clinical Neuropsychology..  Dr. Goldstein conducts clinical research on health disparities, the contribution of vascular comorbidities to disease features and progression in older adults, and the early detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.  She serves on the editorial boards of Ethnicity and Disease and Neurosurgery.