Elizabeth Kozora, PhD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Elizabeth Kozora, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kozora is in the Section of Neuropsychology and Department of Medicine. Professor Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health Department of Medicine Castle Connolly & 5280 Top Doctors 2023 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Neurology & Behavioral Health Neuropsychology Clinic (Adult) Research Areas Autoimmunity/Rheumatology Cardiac Research, Other Cognitive Dysfunction in Autoimmune Disorders (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome) Cognitive Dysfunction in Pulmonary Disease (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sarcoidosis) Impact of Cardiac Surgery in Cognitive Functions Inflammation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Special Interests Clinical Interests Neuropsychologist specializing in medical disorders and a variety of neurological disorders including dementia, multiple sclerosis and head injury. Education Education 1989 University of Cincinnati, PhD, Clinical Psychology Residency 1989 Ohio State University, Internship for Ph.D. Fellowship 1993 University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Clinical Neuropsychology Board Certification American Board of Professional Psychology, Board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology Professional Memberships International Neuropsychological Society National Academy of Neuropsychology Society of Clinical Neuropsychology American Psychosomatic Society Colorado Neuropsychological Society Publications Kozora, E., West, S., Maier S.F., Filley, C. M., Arciniegas, D. B., Brown, M., Miller, D., Grimm, A., & Zhang, L. (2010).Antibodies against N-methyl-D-Aspartate receptors in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus without major neuropsychiatric syndromes. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 29, 87-91. PMID: 20546792, doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2010.04.016 Kozora, E., Kongs, S., Collins, J. F., Hattler, B., Baltz, J., Hampton, M., & Grover, F. (2010). Cognitive outcomes following on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 90(4), 1134-41. PMID: 20868803, doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.05.076 Kozora, E., Brown, M.S., Filley, C.M., Zhang, L., Miller, D.E., West, S.G., Pelzman, J. & Arciniegas, D. (2011). Memory impairment associated with neurometabolic abnormalities of the hippocampus in patients with non-neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus, 20, 598-606. PMID: 21335397, doi:10.1177/0961203310392425 Kozora, E., Emery, C.F., Zhang, L. Murphy, J, Hoth K.F., and Make, B. (2011). Sequential cognitive skills in emphysema patients following lung volume reduction surgery: A two year longitudinal study. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 31(6), 386-91. Kozora, E., Filley, C.M., Zhang, L., Brown, M.S., Miller, D.E., Arciniegas, D., Pelzman, J., & West, S.G. (2011). Immune function and brain abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus patients without over neuropsychiatric manifestations. Lupus. PMID: 22170761. doi: 10.1177/0961203311429116 Hospital Affiliations University of Colorado Hospital Academic Affiliations Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Colorado, School of Medicine Adjunct Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine Teaching & Professional Positions Supervisor and Lecturer for Psychology Internship Program, University of Colorado, School of Medicine Ask a Question through MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2143 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.