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Abstracts and Posters

      1.             

Finegan, J., Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2021, February). APOE Modifies the Relationship Between Longitudinal Changes in Subjective and Objective Cognitive Decline. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, CA. 

       2.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., & Wierenga, C.E. (2021, February). Cerebral Metabolic Rate of Oxygen Consumption During Object Naming is Associated with Worse Language Performance Among APOE ε4 Carriers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, CA. 

       3.             

Graves, L., Edmonds, E., Thomas, K.R., Weigand, A.J., Cooper, S., Stickel, A., Zlatar, Z.Z., Bondi, M.W. (2021, February). Differences in the Degree of Discrepancy Between Consensus and Actuarial Diagnoses of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Non-Hispanic White and Underrepresented Minority Individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, CA. 

       4.             

Nakhla, M.Z., Holiday, K., Whiteley, N., Cabrera Tuazon, A., Mahmood, Z., Filoteo, V.J., Zlatar, Z.Z., Schiehser, D.M. (2020, February). Parkinson’s Disease Performance-Based Activities of Daily Living are Associated with Caregiver, not Patient Reports. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

       5.             

Breton, J. , Tarraf, W., Schneiderman, N., Marquine, M.J., Zlatar, Z.Z., Keamy, A.J, Lamar, M., Daviglus, M., Lipton, R.B., Gallo, L.C, Goodman, Z.T., González, H.M. (2020, February). Normative data for neurocognitive measures among Hispanic/Latino adults: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

       6.             

Nakhla, M., Cohen, L., Knight, C., Williams, A., Pulido, B., Salcedo-Borrego, C.G., Schiehser, D.M., Salmon, D.P., Marquine, M.J., Moore, A.A., Zlatar, Z.Z. (2020, February). Relationship Between Self- and Informant-Reports of Subjective Cognitive Decline with Dementia Rating Scale Scores in Hispanics: A Preliminary Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

       7.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Liu, T.T., Wierenga. C.E. (2020, February). Interaction of APOE, Cerebral Blood Flow, and Cortical Thickness in the Entorhinal Cortex Predicts Memory Decline. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

       8.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Osuna, J., Galasko, D. Wierenga. C.E. (2020, February). Anterior Cingulate Structure and Perfusion is Associated with Cerebrospinal Fluid Tau Among Cognitively Normal Older Adult APOE ε4 Carriers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

       9.             

Nakhla, M., Filoteo, V., Pluim, C.F., Cabrera Tuazon, A.E., Whiteley, N., Zlatar, Z.Z., Lessig, S., Litvan, I., Schiehser, D.M. (2019, November). Executive Functioning Best Predicts Performance-Based Financial Skills in Non-Demented Parkinson’s Disease. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Diego, CA.  

   10.             

Sanders, C.L., Preis, S., Au, R., Wong, C.G., Zlatar, Z.Z., Bondi, M.W., Bangen, K.J. (2019, July). Physical Activity, Body Mass Index, and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Los Angeles, CA.  

   11.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Osuna, J., Wierenga. C.E. (2019, February). APOE Genotype Modifies the Interactive Effects of Cerebral Blood Flow and Cortical Thickness on Memory in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY. 

   12.             

Mestre, Z., Osuna, J., Bischoff Grethe, A., Boutelle, K., Zlatar, Z.Z. (2019, February). Effects of saturated fat on brain aging and cognition in healthy older adults: a pilot study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY. 

   13.             

Nakhla, M.N., Pulido, B., Salcedo-Borrego, C.G., Lewis, J., Cohen, L., Yassai-Gonzalez, D., Marquine, M., Schiehser, D.M., Salmon, D., Zlatar, Z.Z. (2019, February). Subjective Cognitive Decline Predicts Concurrent Cognition in Hispanics, but not in Non-Hispanic Whites: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Volume 34, Issue 7, October 2019, Page 1267 

   14.             

Nakhla, M.Z, Pluim, C.F., Zlatar, Z.Z., Filoteo, J.V., Tuazon, A., Whiteley, N., Lessig, S., Litvan, I., Schiehser, D.M. (2019, February). Attention Abilities Best Predict Medication Management in Parkinson’s Disease.Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY. 

   15.             

Zlatar, Z.Z., Mestre, Z., Hays, C.C, Meloy, M.J., Osuna, J.R., Wierenga, C.E. (2019, February). Passive Rather than Active Sedentary Behaviors are Associated with Worse Executive Functions in Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New York, NY. 

   16.             

Mestre, Z., Osuna, J., Zlatar, Z., Appleton-Knapp, S., Boutelle, K., Wierenga, C.E. (2018, October). Positive effects of body mass index on memory performance, irrespective of activity level, in healthy aging older adults. Poster presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 

   17.             

Chalmers, J.C., Evangelista, N.D., Clark, A.L., Zlatar, Z.Z., Bondi, W.M., Bangen, K.J. (2018, August). Blood Glucose Interacts with APOE Genotype to Alter Hippocampal Perfusion in Healthy Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual American Psychological Association meeting, San Francisco, CA.  

   18.             

Osuna, J.R., Zlatar, Z.Z., Hays, C.C., Campbell, L.M., Wierenga, C.E. (2018, February). The Benefits of Moderate-Intensity Physical Activity on Cognition in Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington DC. 

   19.             

Zlatar, Z.Z., Hays, C.C., Campbell, L., Bangen, K.J., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017, February). Objectively-measured physical activity and sedentary time and their associations with cerebral blood flow and cognition in older adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA. 

   20.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017, February). Relationship between Pulse Wave Velocity, Cerebral Blood Flow, and Memory in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA. 

   21.             

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017, February). Subjective Cognitive Decline Modifies the Relationship Between Cerebral Blood Flow and Memory Function in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA. 

   22.             

Campbell, L., Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017, February). The Relationship between Cerebral Blood Flow and Famous Face Naming in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA. 

   23.             

Hays, C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Bischoff-Grethe, A., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Galasko, D., Wierenga, C. (2016, February). The Relationship between Cerebral Blood Flow and Levels of Tau and Amyloid Beta in Healthy Normal Controls. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. 

   24.             

Moore, R.C., Delano-Wood, L., Kim, R., Hanson, K., Sorg, S., Clark, A. L., Zlatar, Z.Z., Fazeli, P., Eyler, L.T., Schiehser, D. M. (2016, February). Engagement in an Active Lifestyle is Associated with Better Neurocognitive Functioning among Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. 

   25.             

Muniz, M., Zlatar, Z., Espinoza, S., Gratianne, R., Gollan, T., Galasko, D., Salmon, D. P. (February, 2016).Associations between Subjective Cognitive Decline, Depression, and Objective Cognitive Performance in Hispanic Elderly. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. 

   26.             

Zlatar, Z., Muniz, M., Galasko, D., Salmon, D.P. (2016, February). Cognitive Complaints are Associated with Depressive Symptoms and Not with Concurrent Cognitive Performance in A Clinic-Based Sample of Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. 

   27.             

Zlatar, Z., Bischoff-Grethe, A., Hays, C., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C. (2016, February). Interactive Effects of APOE Genotype and Cognition on Brain Perfusion in Normal Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. 

   28.             

Hays, C., Zlatar, Z., Meloy, M.J., Keller, A., Whitsel, N., Baron, K., Galasko, D., Shin, D., Wierenga, C. E.(2015, February). Lower Levels of CBF are Associated with Higher Tau/Amyloid-β42 in Healthy Aging. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO. 

   29.             

Zlatar, Z., Hays, C., Galasko, D., Meloy, M.J., Kerr, J., Wierenga, C. (2015, February). Sedentary Time is Associated with Higher Tau Levels in Healthy Aging. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO.  

   30.             

Wierenga, E.C., Zlatar, Z., Dev, S.I., Hays, C., Shin, D.D. (2014, February). Altered Brain Response to Object Naming in Alzheimer’s Disease Risk: A Simultaneous BOLD fMRI and Pseudocontinuous Arterial Spin Labeling Study at 3T. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.  

   31.             

Zlatar, Z., Wierenga, C., Bangen, K., Jak, A. (2014, February). Hippocampal cerebral blood flow and sedentary behavior in older adults: An arterial spin labeling study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.  

   32.             

Towler, S., Benjamin, M., McGregor, K., Harnish, S., Garcia, A., Zlatar, Z., Reilly, J., Rosenbek, J. C., Gonzalez Rothi, L. J., Park, H., Singletary, F., Brooks, C., Crosson, B. (2013, November). Initiating Word-Finding Trials with Left-Hand Movement during Anomia Treatment Remaps Frontal Language and Executive Mechanisms. Poster session presented for the annual meeting of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, San Diego, CA. 

   33.             

Zlatar, Z., McGregor, K. M., Dzierzewski, J. M., Marsiske, M., Manini, T. M., Crosson,B. (2012, November).Cognitive and Structural Brain Correlates of Physical Activity and Fitness in Healthy Aging. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. 

   34.             

Crosson, B.A., Towler, S., Benjamin, M., Trinastic, J., Garcia, A., Rodriguez, A., Harnish, S., Zlatar, Z., Reilly, J., Park, H., Bennett, J., Rosenkek, J. (2011, November). A treatment designed to shift language-production activity to the right frontal lobe: fMRI findings. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. 

   35.             

Park, H., Rogalski, Y., Rodriguez, A., Benjamin, M., Zlatar, Z., Rosenbek, J., Crosson, B., & Reilly, J. (2010, May). Characterizing nonfluent speech in aphasia: variables that affect rater judgment. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of Clinical Aphasiology, Charleston, SC.  

   36.             

Zlatar, Z., McGregor, K., Bauer, A., Phan, S., Cohen, M., Crosson, B. (2010, April). Brain activity differences between sedentary and physically active older adults during word retrieval: A cross-sectional functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Canada. 

   37.             

McGregor, K., Zlatar, Z., Kleim, E., Ford, A., White, K.D., Kleim, J., Bauer, A., Phan, S., Seeds, L., Crosson, B. (2010, April). Effects of aerobic fitness on aging related changes in interhemispheric communication.Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Canada. 

   38.             

McGregor, K., Zlatar, Z., Kleim, E., Ford, A., White, K.D., Kleim, J., Bauer, A., Phan, S., Crosson, B. (2010, March). Neurophysiological correlates of the effects of aerobic fitness on aging. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Neural Control of Movement Society, Naples, FL. 

   39.             

Zlatar, Z., Levy, I. F., Benjamin, M., McGregor, K. M., Cohen, M. L., Trinastic, J., & Crosson, B. (2009, November). Nonfluent aphasia: The relationship between degree of left-hemisphere lesion, homologous brain activity, and performance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA. 

   40.             

Cohen, M., Benjamin, M.L., McGregor, K.M, Chang, Y., White, K.D., Rackelman, C., Sherod, M., Levy, I.,Zlatar, Z., & Crosson, B. (2009, February). Dedifferentiation of function in older adults during category member generation. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Atlanta, GA. *** Recognized for merit. 

   41.             

Zlatar, Z., Levy, I. F., Benjamin, M., McGregor, K.M., Cohen, M., Trinastic, J., Crosson, B. (2009, February).Lesion severity predicting right-hemisphere homologous activity and treatment improvement in non-fluent aphasia. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Atlanta, GA. *** Recognized for merit. 

   42.             

McGregor, K.M., Benjamin, M., Chang, Y-L., Zlatar, Z., Rackelman, C., Gaiefsky, M., Levy, I., White, K., Crosson, B. (2008, February). Age group comparisons in category member generation tasks: Effect of stimulus design. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Honolulu, HI. 

   43.             

Allen, D. N., Strauss, G., Zlatar, Z., Donohue, B., van Kammen, D. P. (2007, February). Validity of the WAIS social cognition factor in schizophrenia. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. 

   44.             

Dzierzewski, J. M., Kemtes, K. A., & Zlatar, Z. Z. (2006, April). Presentation modality influences younger and older adults’ recall and confidence for health information. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Cognition and Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA. 

   45.             

Dzierzewski, J. M., Zlatar, Z. Z., & Kemtes, K. A. (2005, August). Young and older adults’ memory self- efficacy, confidence, and health information recall. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. 

   46.             

Zlatar, Z. Z., & Kemtes, K. A. (2005, August). Recall of health information in bilingual younger and older adults. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. 

   47.             

Dzierzewski, J. M., Zlatar, Z. Z., & Kemtes, K. A. (2005, April). Memory self-efficacy, modality and working memory in young and older adults. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR. 

   48.             

Zlatar, Z. Z., & Kemtes, K. A. (2005, April). Age differences in bilingual working memory tasks. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR. 

   49.             

Zlatar, Z. Z., & Kemtes, K. A. (2004, August). Age differences in bilingual health communications. Poster session presented at the Summer Research Opportunity Symposium. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV. 

   50.             

Zlatar, Z. Z., Rounds, D., Kemtes, K. A., Schroeder, P., Cruz, M., & Campos, K. (2004, April). Association of health interest and recall of health information in younger and older adults. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ. 

   51.             

Caron, J. E., Neubauer, N., Kern, J. M., Zlatar, Z., Allen, D. N. (2004, April). Mild and moderate mental retardation: performance patterns on the WAIS-III. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ. 

   52.             

Caron, J. E., Allen, D. N., Etcoff, L. M., Zlatar, Z. (2003, October). Qualitative measures for malingering detection using the Wechsler Memory Scale III.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Dallas, TX.