H. Julia Hannay, Ph.D.

H. Julia Hannay

Associate Chair
John and Rebecca Moores Professor
Clinical Psychology
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Texas Medical Center Campus 1, Room 210
832-842-2022
JHannay@UH.EDU

Research Interests

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Animal Models

Teaching

  • PSYC 3301: Introduction to Statistics (undergraduate)
  • PSYC 3341: Physiological Psychology (undergraduate)
  • PSYC 6349: Neuropsychological Assessment of Adults (graduate)
  • PSYC 7642: Biological Bases of Behavior (graduate)
  • PSYC 7646: Professional Issues in Applied Psychology (graduate)

Selected Publications

Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology

Hannay, H. J., Bieliauskas, L. A., Crosson, B. Hammeke, Hamsher, K. deS., & Koffler, S. (1998). Proceedings of the Houston Conference on Specialty Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Special Issue,13, 2.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Papa L, Akinyi L, Liu MC, Pineda J, Tepas J, Oli MW, Zheng W, Robinson G, Robicsek SA, Gabrielli A, Heaton S, Hannay J, Demery J, Brophy G, Layon J, Robertson C, Hayes RL, Wang KK. (2009). Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase is a novel biomarker in humans for severe traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Medicine, (E Pub ahead of print, Sept 1).

Brophy, G. M., Pineda, J. A., Papa, L., Lewsi, S. B., Valadka, A. B., Hannay, H. J., Heaton, S. C., Demery, J. A., Liu, M. C., Tepas, J. J.,Gabrielli, A., Robicsek, S., Wang, K. K., Roberston, C. S. & Hayes, R. L. (2009). Alpha II-spectrin breakdown Product Cerebrospinal fluid exposure metrics suggest differences in cellular injury mechanisms after severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26, 471-474. (Epub ahead of print 2009 Feb 10).

Brophy, G. M., Pineda, J. A., Papa, L., Lewis, S. B., Valadka, A. B..11, Hannay, H. J., Heaton, S. Demery, J. A., Liu, M. C. , Aikman, J. M.7, Akle, V. A., Tepas III, J. A., Wang, K. W. , Robertson, C. S., & Hayes, R. L. (2007). αII-Spectrin breakdown product cerebrospinal fluid kinetics suggest differences in cellular injury mechanisms after severe traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Medicine,24, 354-366.

Pineda, J. A., Lewis, S. B., Valadka, A. B., Papa, L., Hannay, H. J., Heaton, S., Demery, J. A., Liu, M. C., Aikman, J. M., Akle, V., Brophy, G. M., Tepas, J. J., Wang, K. K., Robertson, C. S., & Hayes, R. L. (2007). Clinical significance of α-II spectrin breakdown products in CSF after severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 24, 354-366.

Pastorek, N., Hannay, H. J., & Contant, C. S., (2004). Prediction of global outcome with acute neuropsychological testing following closed-head injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10, 807-817.

McCauley, S. R., Hannay, H. J., & Swank, P. R. (2001). Use of the Disability Rating Scale recovery curve as a predictor of psychosocial outcome following closed head injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 4, 457-467.

Struchen, M.A., Hannay, H. J., Contant, C. F., & Robertson, C. S. (2001). The relation between acute physiological variables and outcome on the GOS and DRS following severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 18, 115-127.

Contant, C. F., Valadka, A. B., Gopinath, S. P., Hannay, H. J., & Robertson, C. S. (2001). Adult respiratory distress syndrome: a complication of induced hypertension after severe head injury. Journal of Neurosurgery, 95, 560-568.

Lee, C. L., Hannay, J., Hrachovy, R., Rashid, S., Antalffy, R., & Swann, J. W. (2001). Spatial learning deficits without hippocampal neuronal loss in a model of early-onset epilepsy. Neuroscience,107,71-84.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Hannay, H. J., Boudesquie, A., & Raghubar, K. (in preparation). Tactile sensitivity, tactile naming and tactile localization in spina bifida meningomyelocele: Patterns of performance, interhemispheric transfer and partial agenesis of the corpus callosum.

Lozano, V., Hannay, H. J., Cirino, P., & Fletcher, J. M., (in preparation). Memory, commissural dysgenesis, and spina bifida meningomyelocele.

Jain, N., Hannay, H. J., Kramer, L., Blaser, S., & Fletcher, J. (in preparation). Visual interhemispheric transfer of nonsense syllables and forms with partial agenesis of the corpus callosum including the splenium in spina bifida meningomylocele.

Hannay, H. J., Dennis, M., Kramer, L., Blaser, S., Fletcher, J. M., (2009). Partial agenesis of the corpus callosum in spina bifida meningomyelocele and potential compensatory mechanisms. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 31, 180-194. (Epub ahead of print 2008 Dec 3).

Hannay, J. H., Boudesquie, A.,Dennis, M., Kramer, L., Blaser, S., & Fletcher, J. M. (2008). Auditory interhemispheric transfer in relation to patterns of partial dysgenesis and hypoplasia of the corpus callosum in spina bifida meningomyelocele. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 771-781.

Fletcher, J. M., Copeland, K., Frederick, J. A., Blaser, S. E., Kramer, L. A., Northrup, H., Hannay, H. J., Brandt, M. E., Francis, D. J., Villarreal, G., Drake, J. M., Laurent, J. P., Townsend, I., Inwood, S., Boudousquie, A., & Dennis, M. (2005). Spinal lesion level in spina bifida: A source of neural and cognitive heterogeneity. Journal of Neurosurgery, (Pediatrics 3), 102, 268-279.

Burmeister, R., Hannay, H. J., Copeland, K., Fletcher, J. M. & Boudousquie, A. (2005). Attention problems and executive functions in children with spina bifida meningomyelocele. Child Neuropsychology, 11, 265-283.

Neuropsychological Assessment and Test Development

Hannay, H. J., and Lezak, M. D. (2004). The neuropsychological examination: Interpretation. In M. D. Lezak, D. B. Howieson, and D. W. Loring with H. Julia Hannay and Jill S. Fischer. Neuropsychological assessment. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hannay, H. J., Howieson, D. B., Loring, D. W., Fischer, J. S., and Lezak, M. D. (2004). Neuropathology for neuropsychologists. In Lezak, M. D., Howieson, D. B., and D. W. Loring with H. Julia Hannay and Jill S. Fischer. Neuropsychological assessment. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Howieson, D. B., Loring, D. W., Hannay, H. J. (2004) Neurobehavioral variables and diagnostic issues. In Lezak, M. D., Howieson, D. B., and D. W. Loring with H. Julia Hannay and Jill S. Fischer. Neuropsychological assessment. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Fischer, J. S., Hannay, H. J., Loring, D. W., and Lezak, M. D. (2004). Observational methods, rating scales, and inventories. In Lezak, M. D., Howieson, D. B., and D. W. Loring with H. Julia Hannay and Jill S. Fischer. Neuropsychological assessment. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Cognition and Deafness

Kushalnagar, P., Krull, K. R., Hannay, H. J., Mehta, P., Caudle, S., & Oghalai, J. (2007). Intelligence, depression, and behavior adaptability in deaf children being considered for cochlear implantation. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 12, 335-349.

Kulshagnagar, P., Hannay, H. J., & Hernandez, A. E. (submitted for publication). Bilingualism and attention: A study of high- and low- proficient bilingual users of ASL and English. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.

Other

Levin, H., Sivan, A. B. & Hannay, H. J. (2007). Arthur Benton (1909-2006). American Psychologist, 62, 1069.

Sivan, A. B., Levin, H. S. & Hannay, J. (2007). Arthur Benton; Pioneer, colleague, mentor and friend. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13, 559-560.