Neuropsychology Team

Gayle Deutsch, PhD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Gayle K. Deutsch, PhD, ABPP-CN is a Clinical Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences. She is the lead neuropsychologist for the Stanford Neuropsychology Service. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Drexel University in 1994. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She obtained board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2006 and subspecialty board certification in Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology in 2016.


Lauren Drag, PhD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Lauren Drag, PhD, ABPP-CN is a Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences. Dr. Drag received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona. She completed a clinical internship at the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Michigan Healthcare System. She has been board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology since 2015. She is a member of the Stanford Stroke Recovery Program and provides clinical evaluations through the Stanford Neuropsychology Service. Dr. Drag’s research interests are in cognitive aging, traumatic brain injury, and long-term outcomes following stroke.


Simon Tan, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Dr. Tan is a Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences. He received his bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College, doctorate in clinical psychology from Yeshiva University, and completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tan also completed a post-doctoral fellowship specializing in clinical neuropsychology in both adult inpatient and outpatient settings at the Behavioral Neurology Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Cambridge Hospital at Harvard. He received board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology from American Board of Professional Psychology in 2007 and his board certification (specialization in geriatric assessment) by the American Board of Assessment Psychology in April of 2013. and He completed a program to obtain my Postdoctoral Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Alliant University with degree received in December 2013.

Anna Teague, PhD

Anna Teague, PhD, received her bachelor’s degree in biopsychology and neuroscience from UC Davis, and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Palo Alto University. During her doctoral training, Dr. Teague complete neuropsychology practica at the Palo Alto VA Healthcare System and UCSF Epilepsy Center. She completed a clinical psychology internship at the Washington DC VA Medical Center and a 2-year fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Virginia Health System. Her clinical and research interests include quality of life in epilepsy, concussion management, and functional neurologic disorders.

Maya Yutsis, PhD., ABPP-CN
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Maya Yutsis, Ph.D., ABPP-CN is a Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is an Associate Director for Neuropsychology Clinical Core at the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease and Research Center (ADRC), lead neuropsychologist for Stanford Concussion and Sports Medicine Clinic, and staff neuropsychologist for Neuropsychology Service. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Palo Alto University in 2009, completed pre-doctoral clinical internship in neuropsychology at the Minneapolis VA Medical center, and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 2011. She obtained board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2014 (American Board of Professional Psychology). Her research interests focus on aging related cognitive changes and impairment, assessment and interventions for persons with acquired brain injury, sport-related concussion.


Penelope Zeifert, PhD
Clinical Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery (by courtesy)

Dr. Zeifert is Clinical Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery (by courtesy) at Stanford University School of Medicine.  She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.  She completed pre-doctoral internships in San Francisco at Mt. Zion Hospital and St. Mary’s McAuley Neuropsychiatric Institute.  She was a post-doctoral scholar in the UCSF School of Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, where she subsequently was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Attending Psychologist on a neuropsychiatry unit.  She has been on staff at Stanford since 1993, first as a neuropsychologist in inpatient rehabilitation and later in inpatient psychiatry.  In 1997, she consolidated Stanford hospital-wide adult Neuropsychological Services under the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, serving as the Director from 1997 to 2014. She co-directed the Stanford Center for Memory Disorders from 2002-2012.  Dr. Zeifert has served on the Board of Directors for the California Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.  Her research has focused on the neurocognitive consequences of cerebrovascular disorders, mainly moya-moya disease.