Neuropsychologists

Department of Psychology

Robert W. Gillen, Ph.D

Manager of the Department of Psychology at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Gillen is a Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology/American Board of Professional Psychology. He received a B.S. Degree from Fordham University in 1976, and his doctoral degree from SUNY/Albany in 1982.

He completed an internship at University of Connecticut School of Medicine and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

From 1988 - 92, Dr. Gillen served as Director of Neuropsychological Services at University of Connecticut Health Center, and had previously served at Sunnyview as clinical neuropsychologist, 1982-88.

He has served in various teaching capacities at Albany Medical College, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and SUNY/Albany.

He has co-authored and presented numerous papers, symposia and published articles.

Anita Miller, Ph.D

Dr. Miller currently serves as a clinical neuropsychologist at Sunnyview and previously served as a visiting assistant professor of psychology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Prior to that, she served as a psychophysiology research consultant at James Long Company, Caroga Lake, NY.

A graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, Dr. Miller received her doctoral degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, completed a clinical neuropsychology internship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and a postdoctoral clinical neuroscience fellowship at University of Pittsburgh.

She served as a clinical psychologist in both Tennessee and Pennsylvania before coming to Sunnyview. A member of numerous professional societies and associations, Dr. Miller has extensive research experience and has authored and co-authored a variety of journal articles and other publications.

Michael D. Long, Ph.D

Dr. Long received both a Master's degree and doctoral degree in psychology from the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, New School for Social Research in New York, NY. During the early 1990s, he completed a psychology fellowship at Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic at New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical Center, as well as a psychology fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery: Pediatric Rehabilitation at Cornell University Medical Center.

Dr. Long has served as clinical psychologist at Sunnyview since 1992.

Suzanne Gilligan Dickson, Ph.D

A staff neuropsychologist at Sunnyview since 2007, Dr. Dickson received a bachelor's degree from New York University in NYC in 1996, a Master's in clinical psychology from Rutgers University in New Jersey in 2002, and a doctoral degree from Rutgers in 2004.

Dr. Dickson completed an internship at Henry Ford Health Sciences System in Detroit, and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical health psychology and rehabilitation psychology in primary care medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

She has extensive research and teaching experience, as well as published papers and poster presentations.

She is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Association and the American Psychological Association.

Andrew M. Hess, Ph.D

On staff at Sunnyview since 1986, Dr. Hess has served in his current role as pediatric psychologist since 2005. A 1974 graduate of SUNY/Albany with a BA in psychology, Dr. Hess received a university certificate in 1976 as a specialist in school psychology. He completed his doctoral degree in 1981 at SUNY/Albany.

He served as school psychologist at Niskayuna Central Schools and Berkshire Hills Regional School District before coming to Sunnyview.

He has participated in numerous research projects and authored and co-authored many clinical papers and publications.

He is a member and former co-chair to the professional advisory board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York, and a member of several professional organizations.

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