Director, ClEaR-ADRD Lab
Research at a glance
Dr. Kiselica's research focuses on developing ways to detect symptoms of Alzheimer's disease as early as possible and testing assistive technologies that can be used in managing these symptoms.
- BA in Psychology from The College of New Jersey (2008-2012)
- MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida (2012-2015)
- PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida (2012-2018)
- Internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (2017-2018)
- Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Baylor Scott and White Health (2018-2020)
Dr. Kiselica directs the Clinical Evaluation and Research in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ClEaR-ADRD) lab, in addition to providing clinical services in the Adult Neuropsychology Clinic. The lab has been previously supported by grants from the Alzheimer’s Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the National Institute on Nursing Research. He has current funding from the National Institute on Aging and the University of Missouri. Research in the lab focuses on three areas: 1) developing and validating advanced techniques for early detection of symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias; 2) examining how assistive technologies can improve the lives of older adults, people with dementia, and care partners; and 3) improving understanding of the relationship between stress and cognitive decline.
* Denotes student author
Scullin, M., Jones, W., Phenis, R., Beevers, S., Rosen, S., Dinh, K., Kiselica, A. M., Keefe, F., & Benge, J. F. (2021). Using smartphone technology to improve prospective memory functioning: A randomized control trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70(2): 459-469.
Benge, J. F., Aguirre, A., Scullin, M. K., Kiselica, A. M., Hilsabeck, R. C., Paydarfar, D., & Douglas, M. (2022). Internet enabled behaviors in older adults during the pandemic: Patterns of use, psychosocial impacts, and plans for continued utilization. Work, Aging, and Retirement, e-publication ahead of print.
Kiselica, A. M., *Kaser, A., & Benge, J. F. (2020). An initial empirical operationalization of the earliest stages of the Alzheimer’s Continuum. Alzheimer’s Disease & Associated Disorders, 35(1), 62-67.
Kiselica, A. M., *Kaser, A., Webber, T. A., Small, B., and Benge, J. F. (2020). Development and preliminary validation of standardized regression-based change scores as measures of transitional cognitive decline. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 35(7), 1168-1181.
Kiselica, A. M., Webber, T. A., & Benge, J. F. (2020). Using multivariate base rates of low scores to understand early cognitive declines on the Uniform Data Set 3.0 Neuropsychological Battery. Neuropsychology, e-publication ahead of print.