Dr. Caleb P. Peck is a board certified neuropsychologist and the Director at Clarus Health Alliance. He was previously at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital where he worked in the Memory Disorders Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Peck was Director of the Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Peck completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Wheaton College in Illinois. He completed his predoctoral internship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and his postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Florida Health Science Center.
Dr. Peck works predominantly with adult and geriatric patients. He is also an expert in the forensic application of neuropsychological assessment. He has presented at national and international conferences and has published on topics of malingering, symptom validity, and conversion disorders. Dr. Peck is a community affiliate staff member at Hartford Hospital, the Institute of Living, and Lawrence+Memorial Hospital. He holds an academic appointment of Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Dr. Jill Dorflinger is the Associate Director at Clarus Health Alliance and a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist specializing in the neuropsychological assessment of children ages 6 months through 18 years who are presenting with a variety of educational, developmental, neurological and psychiatric issues. Dr. Dorflinger completed a Ph.D. at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. Her predoctoral internship was at the West Virginia University College of Medicine in Morgantown, WV, and her speciality postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology was at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. Prior to joining Clarus Health Alliance, Dr. Dorflinger was the Director of Neuropsychology Training and a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Amita Health Neurosciences Institute, Center for Pediatric Brain in the Chicagoland area.
Dr. Dorflinger regularly presents research at national and international conferences. She is widely published in a variety of journals, including the Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Neuroimage, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, and the Journal of Neuroendocrinology.
Dr. Gregg Buongiorno has been practicing in the field of neuropsychology for over 20 years. He works with adults and specializes in geriatrics. He completed a Ph.D. at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. His clinical internship was at Temple University School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center and his postdoctoral fellowship was at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
He holds an appointment as Staff Neuropsychologist at Kent County Hospital in Rhode Island. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Buongiorno mentors graduate students developing skills in neuropsychological assessment.
Dr. Denise Fogel is a board-certified neuropsychologist specializing in the assessment and consultation of adults and older adults with a range of neurological and psychiatric conditions. She has particular specialty interest in conditions affecting older adults/geriatrics. Dr. Fogel earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. Her pre-doctoral internship was at Yale University School of Medicine. She subsequently completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Hartford Hospital and the Institute of Living.
Dr. Fogel has worked in a variety of settings over the years, including medical and psychiatric hospitals, multi-disciplinary settings, and private practice. She has also held leadership roles with regard to post-doctoral training in neuropsychology. In addition to her role at Clarus Health Alliance, Dr. Fogel is a community affiliate staff member at Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living.
Dr. Amy Masse is a lifespan neuropsychologist specializing in the assessment of individuals aged 12 and older. Her background is in behavioral neurology and neuroscience research, and she is published in a variety of journals, including Neuroscience. Dr. Masse earned her Psy.D. at the University of Hartford and then completed a predoctoral internship in pediatric psychology at the Institute of Living/CCMC, where she remained and graduated from the 2-year clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship (IOL/Hartford Hospital). In addition to her work at Clarus, Dr. Masse provides consulting work in the Trauma, Medicine, and Comprehensive Stroke Units at Hartford Hospital. She also mentors graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in clinical neuropsychology and holds an academic appointment of Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Dr. Michela A. Muggeo is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the psychological treatment of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Muggeo completed her master’s degree at Catholic University of Milan and her Psy.D. at the School of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, Italy. Her predoctoral internship was at the University of Reading, United Kingdom, and clinical internship was on the inpatient unit of the Zucchi Clinical Institute, Italy. She subsequently completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Health Center. During her fellowship, she collaborated with school districts to implement brief interventions for youth suffering from mental illness.
Dr. Muggeo is an expert in understanding how research and clinical practice inform one another. She specializes in integrating a variety of evidence-based practices in the psychotherapy with her clients including: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy. Dr. Muggeo has provided extensive and innovative training for diverse and novel populations, including school psychologists and school nurses. She has presented the outcome of this work at national and international conferences. Dr. Muggeo has also authored peer-reviewed publications in School Mental Health, The Journal of School Nursing, The Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing and The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.