Member Listing - Antonio Puente
Suffix: , Ph.D.
First Name: Antonio
Last Name: Puente
Practice Name : Antonio E. Puente, PhD
Address: 1508 Military Cutoff Road
Apartment/Suite : Suite 303
Phone: (910) 509-9371
Secondary Phone Number/Extension :
Fax: (910) 509-3972
Wheel Chair Accessible: yes
Foreign Language: Spanish
Appointment Times: Monday � Friday, 9:00 a.m. � 5:00 p.m.
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Antonio Puente received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Florida and his graduate degrees from the University of Georgia. He has held positions as clinical psychologist at a large teaching psychiatric hospital, as professor at a medical school and a department of psychology. He is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and maintains a private practice limited to clinical neuropsychology (ranging from clinical in and outpatient service to forensic assessments incuding death penalty). He is the author of 8 books and over 150 scientific and professional articles (English, Spanish and Russian). In addition, he was the editor of the quarterly scientific journal, Neuropsychology Review, as well as a book series in clinical Neuropsychology (33 books). He has lectured in a over a dozen foreign countries and has supervised fellows or visiting scientists from Cuba, Russia, South Africa and Spain. Dr. Puente is Past-President of the North Carolina Psychological Association, North Carolina Psychological Foundation, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association. He has chaired several APA Boards and Committees ranging from the Board of Convention Affairs to the Committee for Psychological Testing and Assessment as well as served on others including the Policy and Planning Board. Puente chaired the Psychology Academy of the National Academies of Practice. He is currently on the Committee for the Revision of Educational and Psychological Test Standards. He was APA's representative to the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology panel for 15 years and is now on the voting panel. Puente is the only psychologist to have served on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid 's Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.
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