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Antonio N. Puente, PhD is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and the Chief Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia, completed his clinical internship at Duke University School of Medicine and postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Puente conducts neuropsychological evaluations of patients with psychiatric and neurological disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, brain tumors, TBI, ADHD) to characterize their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning for diagnosis and treatment optimization. He also provides psychotherapy, and is a trained cognitive behavioral therapist. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Puente has developed a program of research focused on the relationship between neuropsychological tests and functioning. He is particularly interested in how cultural factors influence this relationship.