Professor Davalos is the director of the Aging Clinic of the Rockies, associate director of the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging, program coordinator of the cognitive neuroscience program in the Department of Psychology at the College of Natural Sciences and is an active member of the Enriched Aging Research Group at CSU. Her research focuses on time processing across the lifespan in healthy and clinical populations. She also studies older adults and cognitive health, specifically neurocognitive functioning in healthy and pathological aging, including cognitive health in caregivers. She and other members of the Enriched Aging Research Group also study the effects of community-based arts engagement for individuals with dementia-related diseases and their caregivers.
She earned her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in psychology from CSU and her B.A. in psychology from Texas A&M University. Her research and clinical work have focused on neuropsychological and neurophysiological assessments of populations with chronic mental illness. She completed her predoctoral internship at Yale University Medical School and postdoctoral fellowship in the Developmental Psychobiology Research Group at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus before joining the CU Medical Campus, Department of Psychiatry faculty as assistant professor. She joined the Department of Psychology at CSU in 2005.
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