Julie E. Horwitz, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

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Julie E. Horwitz, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Director, Clinical Assistant Professor
UCCS Aging Center
Lane Center 321

Professional Summary

Dr. Julie Horwitz is a licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who joined the UCCS Aging Center as Director in 2024. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University at Albany. Her predoctoral internship was completed through the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology (now the VA Boston Healthcare System Psychology Internship Training Program), and she subsequently completed her two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. As Director, she currently oversees the clinical training of graduate-level geropsychology students and provides direct services to older adults and their families.


Ph.D. – University at Albany, State University of New York
M.A. – University at Albany, State University of New York
B.S. – Washington and Lee University

Areas of Interest

Neuropsychological intervention; cross-cultural neuropsychology

Courses Taught (UCCS)

PSY 6870 – Clinical Neuropsychology


Psychologist, State of Colorado
Psychologist, State of Massachusetts
Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology (Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology)

Representative Publications

Ashendorf, L., & Horwitz, J.E. (2019). Neurological, psychiatric, and affective aspects of dementia in Latinxs. In H.Y. Adames & Y. Tazeau (Eds.), Caring for Latinxs with Dementia in a Globalized World: Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments. Springer: New York.

Horwitz, J.E., & O’Connor, M.K. (2017). Cognitive rehabilitation. In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. SAGE Publications, Inc.: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Horwitz, J.E., & McCaffrey, R.J. (2008). Effects of a third party observer and anxiety on tests of executive function. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23, 409-417.

Horwitz, J.E., Lynch, J.K., McCaffrey, R.J, & Fisher, J.M. (2008). Screening for neuropsychological impairment using Reitan and Wolfson’s preliminary neuropsychological test battery. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23, 393-398.

Horwitz, J.E., & McCaffrey, R.J. (2006). A review of internet sites regarding independent medical examinations: Implications for clinical neuropsychological practitioners. Applied Neuropsychology, 13, 175-179.

Curriculum Vitae