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Cierra Keith, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

930 Chestnut Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26505


  • Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
  • Department of Neuroscience
  • Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Graduate Training

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University School of Medicine


Keith CM, Haut MW, D'Haese PF, Mehta RI, Vieira Ligo Teixeira C, Coleman MM, Miller M, Ward M, Navia RO, Marano G, Wang X, McCuddy WT, Lindberg K, Wilhelmsen KC. More Similar than Different: Memory, Executive Functions, Cortical Thickness, and Glucose Metabolism in Biomarker-Positive Alzheimer's Disease and Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia. J Alzheimers Dis Rep 2024;8(1):57-73. PMID: 38312533. PMCID: PMC10836603. DOI: 10.3233/ADR-230049

Coleman MM, Keith CM, Wilhelmsen K, Mehta RI, Vieira Ligo Teixeira C, Miller M, Ward M, Navia RO, McCuddy WT, D'Haese PF, Haut MW. Surface-based correlates of cognition along the Alzheimer's continuum in a memory clinic populationFront Neurol 2023;14:1214083. PMID: 37731852. PMCID: PMC10508059. DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2023.1214083

Keith CM, Haut MW, Wilhelmsen K, Mehta RI, Miller M, Navia RO, Ward M, Lindberg K, Coleman M, McCuddy WT, Deib G, Giolzetti A, D'Haese PF. Frontal and temporal lobe correlates of verbal learning and memory in aMCI and suspected Alzheimer's disease dementiaNeuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 2022;11:1-17. PMID: 36367308. DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2022.2144618

Keith CM, McCuddy WT, Lindberg K, Miller LE, Bryant K, Mehta RI, Wilhelmsen K, Miller M, Navia RO, Ward M, Deib G, D'Haese PF, Haut MW. Procedural learning and retention relative to explicit learning and retention in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease using a modification of the trail making testNeuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 2022;22:1-18. PMID: 35603568. DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2022.2077297