Michelle Hilgeman – Clinical Psychology

  • November 20th, 2008
Michelle Hilgeman, M.A. is a fifth-year predoctoral fellow in the Clinical Geropsychology concentration in the Clinical Psychology program at The University of Alabama (UA). Michelle graduated with a B.S. in psychology from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL and received her masters in psychology from UA in August of 2007. Michelle currently works as a research assistant at the Center for Mental Health and Aging and has a clinical placement at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is a student affiliate of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science and serves as the Treasurer for the Alabama Student Chapter of GSA. Michelle’s current research investigates topics related to Alzheimer’s caregiving as well as the impact of memory disorders on self-concept, decision-making, and quality of life within aging individuals.

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