Rosemary Toomey

Research Professor

Rosemary Toomey
  • Title Research Professor
  • Office 900 Commonwealth Ave, Rm. 278
  • Phone 617-358-2037

Dr. Toomey is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University and has been a professor at BU since 2000. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University in 1985 followed by her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Montana in 1989 and 1992 respectively.

Dr. Toomey has been involved in research on neuropsychological functioning since her doctoral dissertation in 1992. While her research initially focused on neuropsychological functioning in schizophrenia spectrum disorders, she expanded her research to include neuropsychological effects of military deployment, PTSD, addiction disorders, and Gulf War Illness. Dr. Toomey also currently trains and supervises graduate students on clinical neuropsychological assessments in her role as the Director of Neuropsychological Assessment at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at BU.

She is currently the principal investigator of the Gulf War Illness Treatment Trial (GWITT), as well as an investigator of the Department of Defense supported Gulf War Illness Consortium (GWIC) and the National Institute of Aging supported Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging (VETSA).

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