Stephanie Reid-Arndt

Stephanie Reid-Arndt

PhD, ABPP

Senior Associate Dean, Interim Public Health Department Chair and Professor

Educational background

  • PhD Clinical Psychology, Specialty in Neuropsychology, University of Arizona
  • MA Clinical Psychology, University of Arizona
  • BA, Cum Laude, Honors in Psychology, University of California San Diego

Current service

National service

  • 2014-present: Member-at-Large, Rehabilitation Psychology (American Psychological Association Division 22) Executive Committee
  • 2013-present: Member, Defense Health Board (Department of Defense Advisory Committee, http://health.mil/DHB/) Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee

University service

  • 2017-present      Member, School of Health Professions Enrollment Plan Task Force
  • 2016-present      Member, University of Missouri School of Health Professions Committee on Inclusion
  • 2016-present      Co-Chair, Distance Education Strategic Planning Committee
  • 2016-present      Member, School of Health Professions Advisory Board
  • 2014-present      Member, University of Missouri, Office of the University Registrar Advisory Board
  • 2014-present      Member, Mizzou Online Advisory Committee
  • 2014-present      Member, University of Missouri Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate Program Advisory Board
  • 2013-present      Member, University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Advisory Board

Research interests

Dr. Reid-Arndt’s research examines the role of neuropsychological functioning, and executive functioning in particular, in functional outcomes among medical populations. Dr. Reid-Arndt has evaluated the impact of neuropsychological changes and other psychosocial factors on functional outcomes among breast cancer survivors. She has studied the role of stress in cognitive deficits among oncology patients and has investigated the potential benefits of interventions, such as Tai Chi, for cognitive difficulties among cancer survivors.

Continuing to focus on the role of executive functioning in community integration and quality of life outcomes, Dr. Reid-Arndt’s current research is dedicated to understanding factors that affect functional outcomes among individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Her research aims to improve the utility of neuropsychological assessments for persons with TBI, by focusing on the relationship between executive functioning and self-regulation. Dr. Reid-Arndt has also collaborated with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Head Injury Program to evaluate state-based services for individuals with TBI and to develop a web-based training module to provide education regarding TBI to non-medical professionals who may interact with persons with TBI.

Select publications

Reid-Arndt, S.A., Kim, S., & Abbott, C. (2016). Optimizing the Coassessment of Gait and Cognitive Functioning. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 32(2), 127-133.

Arndt, J., Das, E., Schagen, S.B., Reid-Arndt, S.A., Cameron, L.D., Ahles, T.A. (2014). Broadening the cancer and cognition landscape: The role of self-regulatory challenges. Psycho-Oncology, 23(1), 1-8.

Reid-Arndt, S.A., & Cox, C.R. (2012). Stress, Coping and Cognitive Deficits in Women after Surgery for Breast Cancer. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 19(2), 127-137.

Reid-Arndt, S.A., Matsuda, S., & Cox, C.R. (2012). Tai Chi effects on neuropsychological, emotional and physical functioning following cancer treatment: A pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 18(1), 26-30.

Cox, C., Reid-Arndt, S.A., Arndt, J., & Moser, R. (2012). Considering the unspoken: The role of death cognition in quality of life among women with and without breast cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 30(1), 128-139.