Dr. John Brinkman, PH.D., HSPP

Department Chair
Program Director, Psychology
Associate Professor of Psychology

Email: jbrinkman@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Ball State University, 2004
  • Master of Arts – Ball State University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts – Bluffton University, 1993

Clinical Expertise

  • Neuropsychology
  • Rehabilitation psychology

Certification

  • Psychologist – Indiana, 2006
  • Health Service Provider in Psychology – Indiana, 2006
  • School Psychologist – Indiana, 2004

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, Division 40: Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Psychological Association, Division 22: Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Indiana Counseling Association

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Brinkman, J.J., Noggle, C.A., & Dean, R.S. (2005). Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders following neurological disorders (abstract). The Clinical Neuropsychologist.
  • Brinkman, J.J., Noggle, C.A., & Dean, R.S. (2005). Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders in diagnosed neurology patients. The Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 20, 902.
  • Moren, M., Davis, A.S., Brinkman, J.J., & Dean, R.S. (2005). Neuropsychological measures and single photon emission computed tomography in the differentiation and classification of cerebral perfusion deficits in Alzheimer’s dementia. International Journal of Neuroscience, 115, 8.

Book Chapter

  • Brinkman, J.J., Decker, S., & Dean, R. (2005). Assessing and understanding brain function through neuropsychologically based ability tests. In R.C. D’Amato, E. Fletcher-Janzen & C.R. Reynolds (Eds.), Handbook of School Neuropsychology (pp. 303-326). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Test Reviews

  • Brinkman, J.J. & Carter, A. (2010). Test review of the Geriatric Rehabilitation and Restorative Assessment System, by P.A. Clifford, K.D. Roper, & D.J. Cipher (Authors). In The Eighteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Buros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.
  • Brinkman, J.J. & Carter, A. (2010). Test review of the California Measure of Mental Motivation, by C.A.F. Giancarlo and P.A. Facione (Authors). In The Eighteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Buros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.
  • Dean, R.S., & Brinkman, J.J. (2005). Test review of the Neurobehavioral Functioning Inventory, by J.S. Kreutzer, R.T. Seel, & J.H. Marwitz (Authors). In The Sixteen Mental Measurements Yearbook. Burros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.
  • Dean, R.S., & Brinkman, J.J. (2005). Test review of the Kaplan Baycrest Neurocognitive Assessment, by L. Leach, E. Kaplan, D. Rewilak, B. Richards, & G.B. Proulx (Authors). In The Sixteen Mental Measurements Yearbook. Burros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.
  • Dean, R.S., & Brinkman, J.J. (2003). Test review of the Apraxia Battery for Adults, Second Edition, by B. Dabul (Author). In The Fifteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook, Buros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.
  • Dean, R.S., & Brinkman, J.J. (2003). Test review of the Ruff Figural Fluency Test by R.M. Ruff (Author). In The Fifteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Burros Institute of Mental Measurement, Lincoln, NE.

Presentations

Professional Conferences

  • Brinkman, J.J., Noggle, C.A., & Dean, R.S. (August 2005). Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders following neurological disorders. Paper presented for Division 40 at the 2005 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.
  • Brinkman, J.J., Noggle, C.A., & Dean, R.S. (October 2005). Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders in diagnosed neurology patients. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Tampa, FL.

Invited Presentation

  • Dementia and Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Peak Community Services, Professional Development Day; November 2011
    Logansport, Ind.
  • Neurocognitive Rehabilitation Program in a Forensic Setting: Pilot Study Results – Medical Executive Professional Committee, Logansport State Hospital; October 2011
    Logansport, Ind.
  • Applied Human Development: A New Inter- and Cross-Disciplinary Undergraduate Program – Scholarship Sandbox, University of Saint Francis; October 2011
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Depression and Motivation after a Stroke – Stroke Support Group, Rehabilitation Hospital; May 2011
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Coping After Stroke – Stroke Support Group, Rehabilitation Hospital; August 2010
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Using the Dean Woodcock Sensory-Motor Battery as Part of a Neuropsychological Assessment – Staff Training Committee, Fort Wayne Neurological Center; May 2004
    Fort Wayne, Ind.

Research

  • Research interests in the areas of neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology

Community Service

  • Hope House, board member
  • Brain Injury Association’s Local Support Network, board member

Curriculum Vitae

View John Brinkman’s curriculum vitae.