Alice Saperstein, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

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Dr. Alice Saperstein joined Columbia University as a Marie Kessel Fellow to pursue her clinical and research interests in cognitive health, rehabilitation, and recovery. She currently plays an active role on federally funded research and local clinical implementation initiatives all which center on providing evidence-based, personalized cognitive health services for people receiving care in community-based settings. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in delivering recovery-oriented cognitive remediation.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC


  • Female


Selected Publications

Saperstein, A.M., Choi, C.J., Jahshan, C., Lynch, D.A., Wall, M., Green, M.F., Medalia, A. (2021). Predicting response to cognitive training for schizophrenia using results from two studies with different outcomes. Schizophr Res. 231, 61-66.


Medalia, A., Saperstein, A.M., Stefancic, A., Meyler, S., Styke, S., Qian, M., Liu, J., Cabassa, L.J. (2021). Feasibility and acceptability of remotely accessed cognitive remediation for schizophrenia in public health settings. Psychiatry Res. 301:113956.


Saperstein, A.M., Medalia, A., Malinovsky, I., Bello, I., Dixon, L.B. (2021). Toolkit for assessing and addressing cognitive health in early psychosis: Evaluation of feasibility and utility in a coordinated specialty care setting. Early Interv Psychiatry. 15(5):1376-1381.


Saperstein, A.M., Medalia, A., Bello, I., Dixon L.B. (2021). Addressing cognitive health in coordinated specialty care for early psychosis: Real-world perspectives. Early Interv Psychiatry. 15(2), 374-379.

Medalia, A, Herlands, T., Saperstein, A., Revheim, N. (2018). Cognitive Remediation for Psychological Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.