Neuropsychological/Psychoeducational testing at the Educational Diagnostic Center is provided under contract with the RSM Psychology Center, LLC and under the supervision of Dr. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, PhD ABN, ABPP, NJ Lic # SI 02148, Director.
Diagnostic Testing Center Team
Dr. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, PhD ABN, ABPP
Dr. Moser is the Director of the RSM Psychology Center and the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honors and Magna Cum Laude, and her Ph.D. in Professional Psychology, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was named the Pi Lambda Theta Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year. She is a board certified neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist and a state certified school psychologist. She is also certified by the APA College of Professional Psychology in Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders.
Dr. Moser’s publications have covered the topics of learning and memory disorders, concussion, brain injury, Alzheimer’s Disease, post-traumatic stress, psychotherapy, personality, violence, parenting techniques, alcohol/substance abuse, medical illnesses, and practice ethics. Her research has been published in scientific journals such as JAMA:Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Journal of Pediatrics, American Journal of Sports Medicine, British Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Athletic Training, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Developmental Neuropsychology, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, and Applied Neuropsychology.
Dr. Moser served as a scientific expert and co-author in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC- P) Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workgroup, and as a co-author of the Childhood Systematic Review paper that informed the 2017 International Consensus Conference in Sport-Berlin guidelines. She is an adjunct professor of clinical psychology at the Widener University and Lecturer in the graduate clinical psychology program at Immaculata University. She is internationally recognized for her work in the area of sports concussion and author of the highly acclaimed Ahead of the Game: The Parents’ Guide to Youth Sports Concussion (Dartmouth College Press). She has been named the official concussion doctor for many professional teams including the ECHL Trenton Titans Ice Hockey, the Philadelphia Soul Arena Football, the Trenton Steel Arena Football, and the Jersey Flight Arena Football.
Dr. Moser is a Past President of the New Jersey Psychological Association and the New Jersey Neuropsychological Society, and Past Treasurer of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. She has been awarded the American Psychological Association Presidential Award for Advocacy in Psychology (Karl Heiser Award) and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the Sports Neuropsychology Society.
In 2008, Dr. Moser was a key planner and coordinator of the International Conference on Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury and presented the conference report findings to the U.S. Congress. She has advocated tirelessly for increased funding in the areas of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness and education, in partnership with U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), co-chair of the U. S Congressional Brain Injury Task Force. Dr. Moser was one of four key investigators for a $6.4 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to discover a new treatment for patients with Severe Disorders of Consciousness and Coma.
Dr. Moser is featured in popular national media such as Wall Street Journal, USA Hockey Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Reuters, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Times, and the Chicago Tribune. The Suburban Life Magazine, Philadelphia awarded her the 2014 “Best of Fitness” and 2012 “Top Doc” titles. She has also appeared on numerous TV and radio programs, as well as in the PBS/ full length feature MomsTeam TV documentary, The Smartest Team.
Dr. Sarah Friedman, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow (NJ Permit # 193-039)
Dr. Sarah Friedman, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow (NJ Permit # 193-039) provides services under
her NJ Permit and the license/supervision of Dr. Moser. She received her doctorate in Clinical
Psychology from Widener University with a specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology. She
completed her Master’s degree from Tel Aviv University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has focused on ADHD and concussion
testing. Prior to her doctoral studies, she played as a member of the Israeli Women’s National
Dr. Christina Zebrowski, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow (NJ Permit # 183-059)
Dr. Christina Zebrowski, PsyD, Post-Doctoral Fellow (NJ Permit # 183-059) provides services
under her NJ Permit and the license/supervision of Dr. Moser. She received her doctorate in
Clinical Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with specialization in
neuropsychology. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of
Pittsburgh and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. She is a member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society for Psychology.
Speech and Occupational Therapy Evaluations are provided by Cambridge School Therapists.
Alicia C. Parson, M.S., CCC- SLP
Alicia Parson received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Pathology from Loyola College in Baltimore, MD. She has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of speech and language disorders, with special expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Phonological Speech Disorders, Auditory Processing, Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders, Social Skills, and Executive Function. She has worked in numerous settings, including schools, hospitals and private practice, with all age groups. and is currently involved in providing therapy to students with language learning differences from elementary to high school grades. She has received the Award For Continuing Education twice in her career from The American Speech and Hearing Association and has received certification and or/training in a number of specific treatment techniques, some of which include Relationship Development Intervention, PROMPT, Lindamood Bell, Social Skills and Executive Function. During the past two years, she has developed a Social Cognitive Strategies Program for her students; combining social communication/pragmatic language therapy with a focus on the development of successful executive function skills for students with language learning disabilities.
Kathleen DeNault, Dr. OT, OTR/L, SIPT Cert.
Kathleen has a post-professional clinical doctorate in occupational therapy. She has worked in a variety of school and hospital-based settings, but for the last twelve years has focused on providing occupational therapy services addressing fine motor development, gross motor foundation, sensory integration, graphomotor skills, assistive technology, and the development of effective work behaviors to support students’ participation in the academic process. Her clinical philosophy is rooted in the belief that participation in meaningful and purposeful activities sets the foundation for the development of effective occupational behavior. She utilizes a broad perspective of occupational therapy incorporating developmental, neurological, and psychosocial treatment methods.