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Dr. April Wiechmann is a neuropsychologist primarily conducting clinical work through the Geriatric Service Line. Her teaching contributions include first- and second-year medical students in clinical applications. She also mentors fourth-year medical students during their geriatric rotation and supervises master’s level and fourth-year doctoral students from UNT and UT Southwestern.
Dr. Wiechmann’s primary research interests are in the area of neuropsychology and geriatrics. She is the recipient of a federal grant through the National Institutes of Health. Recent publications have focused on neuropsychiatric symptoms and the impact of cholesterol and gender, testosterone and neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia, measures of intellectual stability in dementia, and test development for assessing knowledge and behavior in emergency situations for patients with cognitive impairment.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavior Med, UNT Health Science Center

MS in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavior Med, University of North Texas

BA in Psychology, California State University Fresno

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Projects 2016 2017

Research Output 2010 2018

  • 89 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 10 Article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of cognitively normal Mexican-Americans with cognitive complaints

Hall, J., Wiechmann, A. R., Johnson, L. A., Edwards, M. & O'Bryant, S., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 61, 4, p. 1485-1492 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Affective Symptoms
3 Citations (Scopus)

IL-7 and Depression: The importance of gender and blood fraction

Hall, J., Wiechmann, A. R., Edwards, M., Johnson, L. A. & O'Bryant, S., 15 Dec 2016, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 315, p. 147-149 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Logistic Models
Geriatric Assessment
Patient Safety
Executive Function
4 Citations (Scopus)

Total testosterone and neuropsychiatric symptoms in elderly men with Alzheimer's disease

Texas Alzheimer's Research Care Consortium, 1 Dec 2015, In : Alzheimer's Research and Therapy. 7, 1, 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Odds Ratio
9 Citations (Scopus)
Blood Vessels
Alzheimer Disease