Dr. Fedio earned a research doctoral degree in Applied/Experimental Psychology from The Catholic University of America, followed by a clinical doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia. Her work in clinical neuropsychology combines her research and clinical background. Prior to joining the faculty at the American School of Professional Psychology, Washington, DC, in 2000, Dr. Fedio worked as a research psychologist in the Neurology Institute at The National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she studied cognitive and emotional correlates of epilepsy and other neurological disorders. She has presented research results nationally and internationally, as well as published in refereed journals, in the area of brain-behavior relations. Dr. Fedio teaches classes in neuropsychological assessment, introduction to neuropsychology, cognition and affect, and physiological psychology. Her research interests include the neurological bases of cognition (memory, language, attention, etc.), emotions, and behavior; treatment of neurological disorders; and application of theories of emotions to clinical disorders. Her clinical interests include both neuropsychological assessment and therapy with neurological patients and their family members. Dr. Fedio is the Associate Chair of the Clinical Psychology Program.