Elizabeth Kozora, PhD

Elizabeth Kozora
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Medical, Behavioral & Community Health
Elizabeth Kozora, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kozora is in the Section of Neuropsychology and Department of Medicine.

Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Autoimmunity/Rheumatology
  • Cardiac Research, Other
  • Cognitive Dysfunction in Autoimmune Disorders (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Anti-Phospholipid Sy
  • 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
University of Cincinnati, PhD, Clinical Psychology
Residency
Ohio State University, Internship for Ph.D.
Fellowship
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

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2143
  • Email: psysocmed@njhealth.org

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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