D. Erik Everhart,
Ph.D., ABPP, CBSM
University of Delaware
Internship: Buffalo VAMC
Department of Neurology
Certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine American Academy of Sleep Medicine (CBSM); June, 2007
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology American
Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN); May, 2008
Areas of Research Focus:
1) Neuropsychology of Emotion: Dr. Everhart is board certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP) and uses electrophysiology (i.e., EEG and ERPs) to investigate relationships between variables such as emotion processing, personality attributes, neurophysiology, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He co-directs the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at East Carolina University with Dr. Ervin Davis. He also collaborates with Dr. Heath Demaree, who is at Case Western Reserve University.
2) Sleep Medicine: Dr. Everhart is also certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (CBSM) and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and he is the Director of Research at the Sleep Center at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
The Sleep Center is actively involved in clinical trials and investigator initiated research. Dr. Everhart's specific
interests include neurocognitive impairment associated with various sleep disorders (i.e., apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy), personality attributes that contribute to treatment compliance, and electrophysiological correlates of sleep disorders.
Areas of Clinical Focus:
1) Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment: TBI, stroke, dementia, epilepsy, tumor, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
2) Behavioral Sleep Medicine: Assessment and intervention for sleep disorders such as primary and secondary insomnia.