Talin Babikian, PhD, ABPP is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Babikian earned a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Neuropsychology from Loma Linda University in 2005. She completed a predoctoral internship at the then-UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (today's Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA), focusing on developmental disabilities and pediatric neuropsychology. Dr. Babikian is actively involved in research using novel neuroimaging techniques to understand neurocognitive outcomes and the course of repair and recovery following a brain injury in childhood and has authored multiple publications on this topic. She also serves as Associate Director of the UCLA BrainSPORT Program, a multidisciplinary service offering clinical care, education, research, and outreach related to concussions in youth and athletes. Dr. Babikian also oversees the UCLA Sports Neuropsychology fellowship, a 2-year training program for clinical neuropsychologists interested in specializing in concussions and head injuries in youth or young adults.
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Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, 2011
Fellowship Neuropsychology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005 - 2009
Internship Developmental Disabilities, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 2004 - 2005
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