Yana Suchy

Yana Suchy, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor of Psychology and an adjunct Professor of Neurology at the University of Utah, where she also holds appointments in the Brain Institute and the Center on Aging.  She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Clinical Neuropsychologist, and also served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.  She is the Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology, and is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Psychological Association.

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Suchy’s research has focused on improving our understanding, and the assessment methods, of the construct of executive functioning, with a particular focus on improving methods for predicting lapses in daily functioning.  She publishes broadly in peer-reviewed journals and professional texts, and has authored two books: Clinical Neuropsychology of Emotion (Guilford Press, 2011), and Executive Functioning: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinical Practice (Oxford University Press, 2015).