Dr. Mega is a Cognitive Neurologist who trained at UCLA where he also obtained his PhD in Neuroscience with an emphasis on structural and functional brain mapping. He directed the Memory Disorders clinic at UCLA from 1996-2002 as well as the Alzheimer Center’s imaging core. He came to Providence Saint Vincent’s in 2004 and directed the Cognitive Assessment Clinic until 2015 when he began the Center for Cognitive Health. He has published multiple scientific papers, book chapters, and a textbook contributing to the field of cognitive neuroscience. View Dr. Mega’s CV here
Shelby Kline MS
Shelby is the Director of Clinical Research and a Psychometrician for the clinic. She graduated with her Master’s of Science in biology, focusing on developmental Neuroendocrinology. In addition to working at the Center of Cognitive Health, she also enjoys teaching for the Medical Professions department of Portland Community College. Some of her favorite thing to do are hike, cook, and travel—with the South Island of New Zealand being her favorite destination yet!
Kati Hengel BS
Kati is a Psychometrician/Research Assistant for the clinic. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Rocky Mountain College in Montana. Prior to joining the team at the Center for Cognitive Health, Kati was a Psychometrist for the Bozeman Health Deaconess Neuroscience Center. In addition to being part of our team here, she is pursuing her master’s degree in Art Therapy Counseling. Kati enjoys running, climbing, backpacking, and going on any outdoor adventures with her trusty dog Jack.
Tyler is a Clinical Research Coordinator and Psychometrician. He graduated with a Bachelors in Science in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology from Portland State University. Prior to joining our clinic Tyler has worked as a behavioral therapist for children on the autism spectrum. He has also volunteered with a local non-profit called NW Noggin teaching children about neuroscience and the relationship between art and science. He would like to pursue a Masters in Neuroscience focused in research. His hobbies are playing music, skateboarding, hiking, and writing.
Andrew is a recent graduate from Western Washington University with a Bachelors of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience. He is passionate about healthcare research, particularly with regards to neurodegenerative disorders and hopes to obtain higher education to pursue this in the future. In his free time he enjoys snowboarding, hiking, swimming, and listening to music.