David Denney, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in neuropsychology. 

Dr. Denney earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology at UT Southwestern and received advanced training in clinical neuropsychology through a postdoctoral fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute. He also holds a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling psychology from UT Southwestern. 

Licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Denney is a member of the American Psychological Association Division 40 (Neuropsychology), the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the International Neuropsychological Society. He is a past recipient of the Outstanding Intern Award from the UT Southwestern Clinical Psychology Graduate Program.

He has delivered numerous presentations, completed multiple research projects, and published a number of academic articles. His research interests include subjective memory complaints, movement disorder-related falls, and dementia.

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Education & Training
  • Other Post Graduate Training - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011-2015), Psychology
  • Undergraduate School - University of Texas at Tyler (2000-2004), Psychology
  • Graduate School - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2007-2009), Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Fellowship - Barrow Neurological Institute (2015-2017), Clinical Neuropsychology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association (2003)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (2012)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (2012)
Honors & Awards
  • UT Southwestern Clinical Psychology Outstanding Intern 2014-2015
Books & Publications
  • Subjective memory complaints
  • Movement disorder-related falls
  • Dementia

Clinical Focus

  • Neuropsychologist

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