Nicole J Norheim

Nicole J Norheim,

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
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About Nicole J Norheim

Dr. Norheim is a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology. Dr. Norheim earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Florida Institute of Technology in 2020, following a pre-doctoral internship specializing in neuropsychology at the University of Florida Health and Science Center. Clinically, Dr. Norheim conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children and older adults who have been diagnosed with a wide variety of medical/neurological, genetic, neurodevelopmental, and neurodegenerative conditions. She also provides neuropsychological consultation services for patients receiving medical care at our affiliated UF Health Shands Hospital. Dr. Norheim also enjoys providing intervention (i.e., psychotherapy services) for adults with sleep difficulties (i.e., insomnia) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year
2019 · Florida Institute of Technology
Graduat Assisstantship Award – East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic
2018-2019 · Florida Institute of Technology
Phi Kappa Phi International Honors Society
2017 · Florida Institute of Technology
Graduate Assisstantship Award – Concussion Management
2016-2019 · Florida Institute of Technology
Graduate Tuition Scholarship
2015 · Florida Institute of Technology
Golden Key National Honor Society
2008 · North Dakota State University
Psi Chi National Honor Society
2007 · University of Jamestown

Research Profile

Dr. Norheim’s current research is under the mentorship of Drs. Shelley Heaton (University of Florida) and Frank Webbe (Florida Institute of Technology). Her research explores neuropsychological measurements across the lifespan. Her research has been quite diverse (ranging from studying baseline concussion symptom reporting in college athletes to her ongoing research of performance validity measures in the pediatric population). Currently, she has 19 national conference poster presentations and five publications, as well as numerous manuscripts in preparation.


New cut-score to improve performance of the Memory Validity Profile (MVP) in heterogenous clinical populations.
Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence. 27(5):601-612 [DOI] 10.1080/09297049.2021.1876013. [PMID] 33499739.
Performance of college athletes on the 10-item word list of SCAT5.
BMJ open sport & exercise medicine. 4(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000412. [PMID] 30167321.


Doctor of Clinical Psychology
2020 · Florida Institute of Technology
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
2017 · Florida Institute of Technology
Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
2015 · University of North Dakota
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
2008 · University of Jamestown
Bachelor of Science in Biology
2008 · University of Jamestown

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