Christina Weyer Jamora PhD

Christina Weyer Jamora, PhD, RN


Specialties: Neurocognitive rehabilitation, neuropsychological assessment

Dr. Weyer Jamora specializes in the neurocognitive rehabilitation of adults with brain tumors, in addition to brain tumor survivors. Her role is to provide baseline neuropsychological assessments for patients, along with developing individual treatment plans for rehabilitative therapies that maximize survival and improve quality of life.

Dr. Weyer Jamora’s research program is an extension of the work of Dr. Ronald Ruff, with the primary objective of helping patients rehabilitate and return to their daily lives. Her work seeks to understand factors that improve the cognitive and emotional function of adults with brain tumors and their caregivers and develop evidenced strategies for reducing the impact of cognitive issues.  

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Education & Training

1999: BSN, Nursing, Indiana University, Southeast
2006: PhD, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco
2008: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Neuropsychology, UCSF / San Francisco General Hospital
2008: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation, San Francisco Clinical Neurosciences

Academic Positions

2021-Present: Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
2018-2021: H.S. Clinical Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
2015-present: Director, Neuropsychology Service, UCSF/Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center
2016-2018: Division Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Neuropsychology Services, UCSF/Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center
2014-2018: Director, UCSF/SFDPH Primary Care Behavioral Health Team

Selected Awards

2021: Co-Chair, ACRM Oncology Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force
2021: Dean's Commendation for Exceptional Volunteerism and Community Service, ZSFGH Neuropsychology Service
2015: Alumni Award of Excellence, Indiana University
2001: Dean’s List, Indiana University 2001: Perseverance Award, Indiana University
2001: Outstanding Student of the Year, Indiana University