Dr. Horowitz is a postdoctoral associate who has prior experience in basic research using models of schizophrenia, studying the dysbindin gene as well as experience in neuropyschological testing in Alzheimer's patients.
He received his PhD from UCLA Dept Psychology under Dr. David Jentsch in 2012 In 2009 he received hisMaster of Arts at UCLA in experimental psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience specialization), from university of California, Los Angeles, CA including coursework in General and Experimental Psychology, from California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA . From 2003 to 2006 he was Graduate student/ Clinical research assistant • Lead field researcher- coordinating, conducti andng administering neuropsychological batteries to Alzheimers and Dementia patients, as well as normal healthy older individuals. He increased the number of participants being recruited in the Alzheimer’s and Dementia study from 70 to over 175 participants over the 3 years in the lab through positive networking and assertive recruiting techniques, increased volumes of phone calls and visits to the VA. He was awarded with a high honor for distinguished service within the lab and being the top researcher . He worked with dozens of cognitively impaired individuals in a hospital setting at the West Los Angeles and North Hills Veterans Affairs medical centers and was the most requested and most experienced researcher in the lab for test-retest cases and synergy with patients. He demonstrated leadership and multitasking skills when mentoring and managing undergrads and other researchers and data. In addition he evaluated multiple sclerosis patients administering and scoring neuropsychological tests at an MS Clinic at Northridge Hospital in Northridge, CA from 2004-2006. He was a valuable asset in administering, scoring, and evaluating clinical tests.