Jennifer Hiemenz, PhD

Dr. Hiemenz


Assistant Professor


PhD: Educational Psychology / Pediatric Neuropsychology, University of Georgia, 1998

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Clinical Neuropsychology and Developmental Disabilities,
Johns Hopkins University, 2000


Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology / American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology


Neuropsychological evaluation and treatment for children and adults, including the following:

  • Acquired Brain Dysfunctions
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders/Epilepsy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in children and adults
  • Neuropsychological aspects of medical disorders (sickle cell, diabetes, auto-immune disorders)

For more information, see our rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychological services.

Recently Funded Projects

Effects of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and choline supplementation on intelligence, memory, and attention in typically developing toddlers.

Funding Agency: Mead Jonhson Children's Nutrition Small Grant Program
Role in Project: Principal Investigator


Pretzel RE, Hiemenz JR, Kahng R. Assessment of preschool children: Standards, stages, and approaches. In Hooper S, Umansky W (Eds). Young Children with Special Needs (5th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2009.


Kovac M, Marshall C, Hiemenz JR. A Case Study of Student and Teacher Perceptions of Bullying. Presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina School Psychology Association, Asheville, North Carolina, 2010.

Tsuen, HY, Thompson M, Otterbein K, Millen M, McConville S, Marshall K, Kovac M, Brigham A, Halpin A, Garvey C, Cooley K, Clayton M, Bostwick E, Hiemenz JR. Where Is Everybody? A Needs Assessment for School Psychology in North Carolina. Presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina School Psychology Association, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2009.

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
North Carolina Psychological Association
International Neuropsychological Society
National Academy of Neuropsychology