Nasreen Sadeq, Ph.D.

Nasreen Sadeq

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Assistant Director for Academic Affairs
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director of Graduate Programs

Phone: (813) 974-9156
Office: MHC 1344
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Curriculum Vitae

Description of Research Interests

My research interests include computerized testing for cognitive decline, personality traits as predictors of cognition and health, and gerontology in higher education.


Dobbs, D. J., Sadeq, N. A., Peterson, L. J., Sardina, A., Tan, S. C., Brown-Hughes, T., Andel, R., & Gamaldo, A. (2020). Middle-aged and older Black adults’ experiences completing a traditional paper-and-pencil cognitive battery and two contemporary computerized cognitive batteries. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. doi:10.1080/13825585.2020.1802403

Sadeq, N. A., & Molinari, V. (2019). International perspectives on residential aged care. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Oxford University Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190236557.013.439

Sadeq, N. A., Valdés, E. G., Harrison Bush, A. L., & Andel, R. (2018). The role of personality in a regular cognitive monitoring program. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders, 32(3), 226-231 doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000236

Sadeq, N. A., & Molinari, V. (2017). Personality and its relationship to depression and cognition in older adults: Implications for practice. Clinical Gerontologist, 41(5), 385-398. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2017.1407981Edwards, J. D., Lister, J. J., Elias, M. N., Tetlow, A. M.,

Sardina, A. L., Sadeq, N.A., Brandino, A. D., & Harrison Bush, A. L.  (2017). Auditory processing of older adults with probable mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(5), 1427-1435, doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-H-16-0066.

Valdés, E. G., Sadeq, N. A., Harrison Bush, A. L., Morgan, D., & Andel, R. (2015). Regular cognitive self-monitoring in community-dwelling older adults using an internet-based tool. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38(9), 1026-1037, doi: 10.1080/13803395.2016.1186155.

Courses Taught

DEP 2004 - The Life Cycle
GEY 3601 - Physical Changes and Aging
GEY 4608 - Alzheimer's Disease Management
GEY 4612 - Psychology of Aging
GEY 4900 - Directed Readings in Aging
GEY 6607 - Alzheimer's Disease Management

Professional Memberships

Gerontological Society of America, Student Member, September 2014 – Present
Student Association for Aging Studies, September 2014 – Present