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Faculty

Jim Hom, Ph.D.

 

Janice Nici, Ph.D.

The faculty members of The Neuropsychology Center have extensive backgrounds and experience in clinical neuropsychology. They have been faculty members of a major university medical center and a regional neuropsychological laboratory facility. The faculty members have provided clinical neuropsychological services to adult and child populations for more than 25 years. They have also offered graduate level and post-doctoral training and supervision in Clinical Neuropsychology. In addition, they have been active researchers publishing in a variety of brain-behavior areas.

 

 

Dr. Jim Hom

Dr. Hom is a licensed psychologist, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, with a primary focus in the adult population. He is board certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology.  He earned his Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Arizona in 1981 under the direction of Dr. Ralph M. Reitan. In addition, he had two years of post-doctoral clinical neuropsychological fellowship training at the University of Arizona under the supervision of Dr. Ralph M. Reitan. He is a Fellow in the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the American College of Professional Neuropsychology.

 

Dr. Hom co-founded The Neuropsychology Center, P.C., and is currently President.  In 1982, he established the Neuropsychology Laboratory at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and was director from 1982 to 1993.

 

Dr. Hom holds a Clinical Faculty appointment in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has been President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and Chair of the Coalition of Clinical Practitioners in Neuropsychology.  He has served as Treasurer of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and Member-At-Large of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. He has been a Member-At-Large as well as chairman of a standing committee in Division 40, Clinical Neuropsychology, of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Hom also holds memberships in the American Academy of Neurology, American Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and Reitan Society.

 

Dr. Hom is the founding editor of the Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology. In addition, he is on the editorial board of the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology and Neuropsychology Review and has been on the editorial board of The Clinical Neuropsychologist. He is also a journal reviewer for Applied Neuropsychology, Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, and Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. Dr. Hom has been a faculty lecturer for the Reitan and Associates Workshops in Clinical Neuropsychology.

 

Dr. Hom has numerous scientific publications in the areas of Gulf War Syndrome, Alzheimer's Disease, stroke, brain tumor, and other topics involving the clinical application of the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery.

 

 

Dr. Janice Nici

Dr. Nici is a licensed psychologist, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, with a primary focus in the pediatric and adolescent populations. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Developmental Psychology from the University of Arizona in1980. She did her clinical internship at Duke University Medical Center. In addition, she had post-doctoral clinical neuropsychological training at the University of Arizona under the direction of Dr. Ralph M. Reitan.

 

Dr. Nici is a co-founder of The Neuropsychology Center. She served on the faculty of the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center from 1982 to 1993. She is a Past Chair of the Health Professional Advisory Committee of the North Texas Chapter of the March of Dimes. She holds membership in the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the American Psychological Association (Division 40, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Division 12, Clinical Psychology). She was a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology. Dr. Nici has been a faculty lecturer for the Reitan and Associates Workshops in Clinical Neuropsychology.

 

Dr. Nici specializes in child neuropsychology, with publications in the areas of head injury, dyslexia, and leukemia. She has a special interest in developmental disabilities, including Nonverbal Learning Disability and Aspergerís Syndrome.