Reitan Clinical Excellence Award
NAN's newest award is given to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the clinical practice of neuropsychology. The recipients of this award have significantly influenced the methods, settings, and/or persons involved in clinical practice, resulting in noteworthy benefit to the profession and its clients; and/or demonstrated significant leadership as a teacher, clinician, and/or theorist in public and/or professional arenas of clinical neuropsychology; and/or had a notable effect on clinical practice or training in the field of clinical neuropsychology. LEARN MORE ABOUT PAST RECIPIENTS
2020 Recipient | Kyle Brauer Boone, Ph.D., ABPP-ABCN
Kyle Brauer Boone, Ph.D., ABPP, is in private practice in Torrance, California, and is a Clinical Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles in the area of neuropsychological assessment, primarily regarding the development and validation of neurocognitive performance validity tests, and also has authored/co-authored/edited seven books, the most recent of which, a second edition of Assessment of Feigned Cognitive Impairment: A Neuropsychology Perspective, will be released early next year. She has also published two tests used to assess for performance validity on neuropsychological exams: the b Test and the Dot Counting Test. She was director of the neuropsychological testing service at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center from 1986 to 2008, and then taught from 2008 to 2016 in the doctoral program at the California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN) and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.