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Stephanie Aghamoosa PhD

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  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Health Professions
  • Health Sciences and Research
Academic Focus
  • Aging, Alzheimer's Disease
  • Neuropsychology, Cognition
  • Neuroimaging, Neuromodulation
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Dr. Stephanie Aghamoosa (formerly Fountain-Zaragoza) is an Assistant Professor and licensed clinical neuropsychologist at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in the Department of Health Sciences and Research. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from The Ohio State University with a specialization in health psychology. She then completed her clinical internship in neuropsychology at the Charleston Consortium (MUSC and Ralph H. Johnson VA) and her postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology of aging and Alzheimer's disease at MUSC in the Department of Neurology.


Dr. Aghamoosa's research focuses on: (1) investigating changes in cognition and brain function in aging and Alzheimer’s disease and (2) testing interventions for promoting cognition and psychosocial functionShe conducts translational research using sensitive neuropsychological measures and advanced functional neuroimaging as tools to study the cognitive and neural effects of behavioral and neuromodulatory interventions.