Dr. Taylor Schmitt is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry’s Neuropsychology Program. Clinically, Dr. Schmitt provides outpatient neuropsychological evaluations to patients with a variety of neurological and psychiatric conditions, and she has particular interest in neurodegenerative dementias and movement disorders. Her research focuses on cognitive and behavioral outcomes following Deep Brain Stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Schmitt is also passionate about advocacy and using outreach and science to empower voices of individuals from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. She is the founding director of “New2Neuropsychology”, which is an organization focused on increasing recruitment of diverse trainees in neuropsychology. She is an active member of the Psychiatry Department’s and Neuropsychology Program’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committees where she helps to develop initiatives to support the integration of DEI-informed best practices into clinical and training settings.
Neuropsychologists launch efforts to diversify field
Drs. Richard and Schmitt were interviewed by Spectrum - The leading source of news and expert opinion on autism research.
- Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology: Michigan Medicine/VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System Consortium
- Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology track): University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System Consortium
- Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
- M.S. in Clinical Psychology: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
- B.S. in Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience concentration): DePaul University, Chicago, IL