Vonetta M Dotson

Vonetta M Dotson, Ph.D.

Courtesy Associate Professor

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Email: vonetta@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2017
CLP7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2009-2012,2015-2016
PSB4934 Special Topics in Physiological Psychology
2013-2016
CLP7979 Advanced Research
2015-2016
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2013,2016
CLP6940 Supervised Teaching
2014-2016
CLP6943 Core Practicum in Clinical Psychology
2009-2010,2016
CLP3911 Introduction to Clinical Research
2013-2016
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention
2015
CLP6945 Advanced Practicum in Neuropsychology
2013-2015
CLP6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2013-2014
GMS6417 Integrative Aging Physiology
2010
CLP7934 Special Topics In Clinical Psychology
2010
PSB4342 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Subspecialties
  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Publications

2024
A deep learning approach for mental health quality prediction using functional network connectivity and assessment data.
Brain imaging and behavior. [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-024-00857-y. [PMID] 38340285.
2024
Association of white matter hyperintensities and clinical vascular burden with depressive symptoms in Black older adults.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 39(1) [DOI] 10.1002/gps.6052. [PMID] 38165121.
2024
Consensus Paper: Cerebellum and Ageing.
Cerebellum (London, England). 23(2):802-832 [DOI] 10.1007/s12311-023-01577-7. [PMID] 37428408.
2024
Depression, Vascular Burden, and Dementia Prevalence in Late Middle-Aged and Older Black Adults.
The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 79(4) [DOI] 10.1093/geronb/gbae009. [PMID] 38374692.
2024
Implications of vascular depression for successful cognitive aging in HIV Disease.
Journal of neurovirology. [DOI] 10.1007/s13365-024-01201-2. [PMID] 38546936.
2024
Key Findings from Mental Health Research During the Menopause Transition for Racially and Ethnically Minoritized Women Living in the United States: A Scoping Review.
Journal of women's health (2002). 33(2):113-131 [DOI] 10.1089/jwh.2023.0276. [PMID] 38079223.
2023
Can we promote cognitive resilience in late-life depression?
International psychogeriatrics. 35(4):171-173 [DOI] 10.1017/S1041610222000941. [PMID] 36192369.
2023
Distinct latent symptom profiles in late-onset depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older adults.
Aging & mental health. 27(11):2202-2210 [DOI] 10.1080/13607863.2023.2211545. [PMID] 37194465.
2023
Elevated frequency and everyday functioning implications of vascular depression in persons with HIV disease.
Journal of psychiatric research. 160:78-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2023.02.003. [PMID] 36780803.
2023
Impact of cardiovascular risk factors on the relationships of physical activity with mood and cognitive function in a diverse sample.
Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition. 30(4):654-667 [DOI] 10.1080/13825585.2022.2071414. [PMID] 35510295.
2023
Implications of Vascular Depression for Successful Cognitive Aging in HIV disease.
Research square. [DOI] 10.21203/rs.3.rs-3154022/v1. [PMID] 37577512.
2023
Incidence of post-stroke depression symptoms and potential risk factors in adults with aphasia in a comprehensive stroke center.
Topics in stroke rehabilitation. 30(5):448-458 [DOI] 10.1080/10749357.2022.2070363. [PMID] 35543182.
2023
Intersectionality in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Female Sex and Black American Race in the Development and Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics. 20(4):1019-1036 [DOI] 10.1007/s13311-023-01408-x. [PMID] 37490246.
2023
Rostral anterior cingulate connectivity in older adults with subthreshold depressive symptoms: A preliminary study.
Aging brain. 3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nbas.2022.100059. [PMID] 36911261.
2022
Vascular depression in Black Americans: A systematic review of the construct and its cognitive, functional, and psychosocial correlates.
The Clinical neuropsychologist. 36(2):431-461 [DOI] 10.1080/13854046.2021.1933188. [PMID] 34098846.
2021
Be Fit, Be Sharp, Be Well: The Case for Exercise as a Treatment for Cognitive Impairment in Late-life Depression.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 27(8):776-789 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617721000710. [PMID] 34154693.
2021
Clinical Neuropsychological Evaluation in Older Adults With Major Depressive Disorder.
Current psychiatry reports. 23(9) [DOI] 10.1007/s11920-021-01267-3. [PMID] 34255167.
2021
Depression and episodic memory across the adult lifespan: A meta-analytic review.
Psychological bulletin. 147(11):1184-1214 [DOI] 10.1037/bul0000344. [PMID] 35238585.
2021
Orbitofrontal and Cingulate Thickness Asymmetry Associated with Depressive Symptom Dimensions.
Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience. 21(6):1297-1305 [DOI] 10.3758/s13415-021-00923-8. [PMID] 34136976.
2021
Subthreshold depressive symptoms relate to cuneus structure: Thickness asymmetry and sex differences.
Journal of psychiatric research. 145:144-147 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.12.013. [PMID] 34922098.
2021
Weak associations between depressive symptom severity, depressive symptom clusters, and cognitive performance in young to middle-aged men without clinical depression.
Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition. 28(6):921-935 [DOI] 10.1080/13825585.2020.1840505. [PMID] 33119426.
2020
Depression and Cognitive Control across the Lifespan: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Neuropsychology review. 30(4):461-476 [DOI] 10.1007/s11065-020-09436-6. [PMID] 32385756.
2020
Depression in Poststroke Aphasia.
American journal of speech-language pathology. 29(4):1798-1810 [DOI] 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-20-00040. [PMID] 33181048.
2020
Intersecting Dimensions of Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms: Embarking on a New Era of Clinical Neuropsychological Research.
Neuropsychology review. 30(4):443-445 [DOI] 10.1007/s11065-020-09461-5. [PMID] 33052553.
2020
Linking depressive symptom dimensions to cerebellar subregion volumes in later life.
Translational psychiatry. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41398-020-00883-6. [PMID] 32561707.
2020
The importance of diversity in cognitive neuroscience.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1464(1):181-191 [DOI] 10.1111/nyas.14268. [PMID] 31663150.
2019
Associations between subclinical depressive symptoms and reduced brain volume in middle-aged to older adults.
Aging & mental health. 23(7):819-830 [DOI] 10.1080/13607863.2018.1432030. [PMID] 29381390.
2018
Depressive Symptom Dimensions and Their Association with Hippocampal and Entorhinal Cortex Volumes in Community Dwelling Older Adults.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 10 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2018.00040. [PMID] 29515435.
2018
Effects of 90 Days of Resveratrol Supplementation on Cognitive Function in Elders: A Pilot Study.
Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). 24(7):725-732 [DOI] 10.1089/acm.2017.0398. [PMID] 29583015.
2018
Posterior Cerebellar Volume and Executive Function in Young Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 24(9):939-948 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617718000310. [PMID] 29843839.
2018
Symptom Dimensions of Depression and Apathy and Their Relationship With Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 24(3):269-282 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617717001011. [PMID] 29032789.
2018
White matter network topology relates to cognitive flexibility and cumulative neurological risk in adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors.
NeuroImage. Clinical. 20:485-497 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nicl.2018.08.015. [PMID] 30148064.
2017
Aging perceptions and self-efficacy mediate the association between personality traits and depressive symptoms in older adults.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 32(12):1217-1225 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.4584. [PMID] 27653811.
2017
Depressive symptoms modify age effects on hippocampal subfields in older adults.
Geriatrics & gerontology international. 17(10):1494-1500 [DOI] 10.1111/ggi.12901. [PMID] 27696657.
2017
Effects of body mass index and education on verbal and nonverbal memory.
Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition. 24(3):256-263 [DOI] 10.1080/13825585.2016.1194366. [PMID] 27302740.
2017
Precuneus abnormalities in middle-aged to older adults with depressive symptoms: An analysis of BDI-II symptom dimensions.
Psychiatry research. Neuroimaging. 268:9-14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2017.08.002. [PMID] 28837829.
2017
Variability in Depression: What Have We Been Missing?
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 25(1):23-24 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.10.005. [PMID] 27829540.
2017
Vertex-wise examination of depressive symptom dimensions and brain volumes in older adults.
Psychiatry research. Neuroimaging. 260:70-75 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2016.12.008. [PMID] 28039796.
2016
An Event-Related Potential Investigation of the Effects of Age on Alerting, Orienting, and Executive Function.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00099. [PMID] 27242511.
2016
Anxiety Modifies the Association between Fatigue and Verbal Fluency in Cognitively Normal Adults.
Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists. 31(8):1043-1049 [DOI] 10.1093/arclin/acw045. [PMID] 27600443.
2016
Depressive symptom severity is associated with increased cortical thickness in older adults.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 31(4):325-33 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.4324. [PMID] 26205176.
2016
Dimensions of depressive symptoms and cingulate volumes in older adults.
Translational psychiatry. 6(4) [DOI] 10.1038/tp.2016.49. [PMID] 27093070.
2016
Genetic Moderators of the Impact of Physical Activity on Depressive Symptoms.
The Journal of frailty & aging. 5(1):6-14 [DOI] 10.14283/jfa.2016.76. [PMID] 26980363.
2016
Older adults with poor self-rated memory have less depressive symptoms and better memory performance when perceived self-efficacy is high.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 31(7):783-90 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.4392. [PMID] 26679474.
2016
The interactive effects of age, education, and BMI on cognitive functioning.
Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition. 23(2):253-62 [DOI] 10.1080/13825585.2015.1082531. [PMID] 26667889.
2015
Age Differences in Prefrontal Surface Area and Thickness in Middle Aged to Older Adults.
Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00250. [PMID] 26834623.
2015
Depression and Apathy Among People Living with HIV: Implications for Treatment of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders.
AIDS and behavior. 19(8):1430-7 [DOI] 10.1007/s10461-014-0970-1. [PMID] 25533921.
2015
Impact of Education on Memory Deficits in Subclinical Depression.
Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists. 30(5):387-93 [DOI] 10.1093/arclin/acv038. [PMID] 26109434.
2015
Successful aging: Advancing the science of physical independence in older adults.
Ageing research reviews. 24(Pt B):304-27 [DOI] 10.1016/j.arr.2015.09.005. [PMID] 26462882.
2014
Depressive symptoms, symptom dimensions, and white matter lesion volume in older adults: a longitudinal study.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 22(12):1469-77 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.10.005. [PMID] 24211028.
2014
Unique and interactive effect of anxiety and depressive symptoms on cognitive and brain function in young and older adults.
Journal of depression & anxiety. Suppl 1 [PMID] 25383262.
2013
Chronic Resveratrol Supplementation and Brain Oxygenation: a Pilot Study
Gerontologist. 53(1)
2013
Temporal relationships between depressive symptoms and white matter hyperintensities in older men and women.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 28(1):66-74 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.3791. [PMID] 22415749.
2013
Within-session practice eliminates age differences in cognitive control.
Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition. 20(5):522-31 [DOI] 10.1080/13825585.2012.736469. [PMID] 23116428.
2012
Cognition Results From the Resveratrol for Improved Performance in Elders (Ripe) Trial
Gerontologist. 52
2011
Depressive symptoms, brain volumes and subclinical cerebrovascular disease in postmenopausal women: the Women’s Health Initiative MRI Study.
Journal of affective disorders. 132(1-2):275-84 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jad.2011.01.020. [PMID] 21349587.
2011
Feeling Antsy About the “Golden Years?” An Event-Related Potential Investigation of the Effects of Age On Three Interactive Attentional Networks
Psychophysiology. 48
2010
Recurrent Depressive Symptoms and the Incidence of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
. 75:27-34
2010
Recurrent depressive symptoms and the incidence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
Neurology. 75(1):27-34 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181e62124. [PMID] 20603482.
2010
The neural correlates of Neuroticism differ by sex prospectively mediate depressive symptoms among older women.
Journal of affective disorders. 127(1-3):241-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jad.2010.06.004. [PMID] 20599276.
2009
Depressive Symptoms and Brain Volumes in Older Adults: a Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience Revue. 34:367-375
2009
Depressive symptoms and brain volumes in older adults: a longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study.
Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN. 34(5):367-75 [PMID] 19721847.
2009
Effects of race and socioeconomic status on the relative influence of education and literacy on cognitive functioning.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 15(4):580-9 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617709090821. [PMID] 19573276.
2009
Frontal Atrophy and Attention Deficits in Older Adults with a History of Elevated Depressive Symptoms.
Brain imaging and behavior. 3(4) [PMID] 20161651.
2009
Internal Consistency and Test-Retest Stability of the Geriatric Depression Scale-Short Form in African American Older Adults.
Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment. 31(4):412-416 [PMID] 20161488.
2009
Longitudinal study of chronic depressive symptoms and regional cerebral blood flow in older men and women.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 24(8):809-19 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.2298. [PMID] 19484709.
2008
Characteristics of the Florida cognitive activities scale in older African Americans.
Assessment. 15(1):72-7 [DOI] 10.1177/1073191107307509. [PMID] 18258733.
2008
Differential association of concurrent, baseline, and average depressive symptoms with cognitive decline in older adults.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 16(4):318-30 [DOI] 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181662a9c. [PMID] 18378557.
2008
Literacy-based normative data for low socioeconomic status African Americans.
The Clinical neuropsychologist. 22(6):989-1017 [DOI] 10.1080/13854040701679017. [PMID] 18609322.
2007
Treatment of word-finding deficits in fluent aphasia through the manipulation of spatial attention: Preliminary findings.
Aphasiology. 22(1):103-113 [PMID] 22131638.
2006
Affective context-induced modulation of the error-related negativity.
Neuroreport. 17(3):329-33 [PMID] 16462607.
2006
Temporal dissociation of components of cognitive control dysfunction in severe TBI: ERPs and the cued-Stroop task.
Neuropsychologia. 44(2):260-74 [PMID] 15979655.

Grants

Sep 2011 – Nov 2018
The LIFE Study
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA

Education

Medical Degree
2006 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
vonetta@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610