Clemente Vega Psy.D.

Clemente Vega, Psy.D., ABPP-CN

Staff Neuropsychologist

Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery Outcome

Departments

  • Epilepsy

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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Experience and Education

Education

Graduate Degree

Carlos Albizu University, 2008

Miami, FL

Internship

Miami Children's Hospital, 2008

Miami, FL

Fellowship

Yale University School of Medicien, 2010

New Haven, CT

Professional History

Dr. Vega is a clinician and researcher mainly in the area of pediatric epilepsy, specifically studying the cognitive, behavioral and affective comorbidities in epilepsy syndromes, as well as outcomes of neurosurgery for treatment of refractory epilepsy. As a bilingual Spanish-English practitioner from Cuban immigrant parents, Dr. Vega’s areas of interest also include research and provision of services with ethnic minority populations in the U.S. and abroad, as well as patient advocacy for underserved populations as a member of several national organizations. He lectures on topics such as brain development, neuropsychology of pediatric epilepsy, and assessment of bilingual children.

Publications

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  1. Vega C, Brenner LA, Madsen J, Bourgeois B, Waber DP, Boyer K. Lexical retrieval pre- and posttemporal lobe epilepsy surgery in a pediatric sample. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jan; 42:61-5.
  2. Suarez RO, Taimouri V, Boyer K, Vega C, Rotenberg A, Madsen JR, Loddenkemper T, Duffy FH, Prabhu SP, Warfield SK. Passive fMRI mapping of language function for pediatric epilepsy surgical planning: validation using Wada, ECS, and FMAER. Epilepsy Res. 2014 Dec; 108(10):1874-88.
  3. Peters JM, Taquet M, Vega C, Jeste SS, Fernández IS, Tan J, Nelson CA, Sahin M, Warfield SK. Brain functional networks in syndromic and non-syndromic autism: a graph theoretical study of EEG connectivity. BMC Med. 2013; 11:54.
  4. Vega C, Guo J, Killory B, Danielson N, Vestal M, Berman R, Martin L, Gonzalez JL, Blumenfeld H, Spann MN. Symptoms of anxiety and depression in childhood absence epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2011 Aug; 52(8):e70-4.
  5. Killory BD, Bai X, Negishi M, Vega C, Spann MN, Vestal M, Guo J, Berman R, Danielson N, Trejo J, Shisler D, Novotny EJ, Constable RT, Blumenfeld H. Impaired attention and network connectivity in childhood absence epilepsy. Neuroimage. 2011 Jun 15; 56(4):2209-17.
  6. Vega C, Fernandez M. Errors on the WCST correlate with language proficiency scores in Spanish-English bilingual children. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Mar; 26(2):158-64.
  7. Vega C, Vestal M, DeSalvo M, Berman R, Chung M, Blumenfeld H, Spann MN. Differentiation of attention-related problems in childhood absence epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Sep; 19(1):82-5.
  8. Bai X, Vestal M, Berman R, Negishi M, Spann M, Vega C, Desalvo M, Novotny EJ, Constable RT, Blumenfeld H. Dynamic time course of typical childhood absence seizures: EEG, behavior, and functional magnetic resonance imaging. J Neurosci. 2010 Apr 28; 30(17):5884-93.
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