Kristin Wilmoth, Ph.D.

Kristin Wilmoth, Ph.D.

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Brain Injury


Kristin Wilmoth, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in neuropsychology, brain injury, and dementia.

Dr. Wilmoth earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at UT Southwestern. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020 and currently serves on the Institutional Review Board.

Clinically, Dr. Wilmoth’s focus is conducting neuropsychological evaluations to assess cognitive and behavioral disorders. Her research activities focus on concussion and more severe traumatic brain injury, other acquired brain injuries such as stroke, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. She is an investigator in UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute.

She has delivered numerous presentations and published many peer-reviewed academic articles and abstracts related to her areas of expertise.

Personal Note

When she’s not at work, Dr. Wilmoth enjoys making cross-country road trips to visit her family’s century-old rural cabin in the Virginia mountains, camping, and traveling internationally.

Education & Training
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016-2018), Clinical Psychology
  • Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin (2018-2020), Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Graduate School - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014-2018), Psychology
  • Other Post Graduate Training - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014-2018)
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Neuropsychology
  • Brain Injury
  • Dementia

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