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Bryan Zolnikov, PhD

Bryan received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Prior to attending UNL, he worked as a Research Associate at the Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and the Neuropsychology Assessment Lab, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. He was involved in investigations of medication adherence and the neuropsychological sequelae of people infected with HIV.

Bryan is now at Western State Hospital in Tacoma, directing development of psychiatric rehabilitation in the Washington State mental health system.

Email Bryan: bzolniko@bigred.unl.edu

Publications
Zolnikov, B., Seifert, A., & Kiviniemi, M. (2007).  Neuropsychological causes of depression in people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33, S100.  

Seifert, A., Zolnikov, B., & Kiviniemi, M. (2007). Say ‘Yes’ to [MS] Drugs: Affect and Cognition Predict MS Patients’ Medication Adherence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33, S162.

Sorrell, J. H., Zolnikov, B., Sharma, A., & Jinnai, I. (2006). Cognitive impairment in people disgnosed with end-stage liver disease evaluated for liver transplantation. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 60, 174-181.

Zolnikov, B. & Mosier, N. J. (2005). Community Living Services: Program Evaluation and 2004 Annual Review.

Peer, J. & Zolnikov, B. (2005). Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the Community: A Program Evaluation of the Community Transition Program at the Heather.

Hinkin, C. H., Hardy, D. J., Mason, K. I., Castellon, S. A., Lam, M. N., Stefaniak, M., & Zolnikov, B. (2002). Verbal and Spatial Working Memory Performance Among HIV-Infected Adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 532-538.

Hinkin, C. H., Stefaniak, M. B., Castellon, S. A., Lam, M. N., Hardy, D., Zolnikov, B. & Durvasula, R. S. (2001). Executive dysfunction in HIV-1 infection. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 15, 717.

Hinkin, C. H., Castellon, S. A., Lam, M. N., Hardy, D., Stefaniak, M. B., & Zolnikov, B. (2001). Neuropsychological compromise predicts poor medication adherence in HIV+ adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 7, 230.

Castellon, S. A., Hinkin, C. H., Hardy, D., Lam, M. N., Stefaniak, M. B., & Zolnikov, B. (2001). Information-processing efficiency among substance abusing HIV+ persons. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 7, 150.

Publications in Progress
Zolnikov, B. & Sorrell, J. H. (in preparation). Predictors of neuropsychological functioning in patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience.

Zolnikov, B., Peer, J. & Mosier, N. (in preparation). Multnomah Community Ability Scale and the Service Engagement Scale: A Proposed 7-Factor Structure. Community Mental Health Journal.

Presentations & Posters
Zolnikov, B. (2005). Predictors of depression in patients with end-stage liver disease. Presentation at the 6th Biennial Conference on Psychiatric, Psychosocial, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation, Santa Monica, California.

Zolnikov, B. (2004). The association between rumination, dysfunctional attitudes, and depression in patients with co-morbid neuropsychological impairment and end-stage liver disease. Abstract and poster presented at the 38 th Annual Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Grant, M. M., Zolnikov, B., Flowers, J., Darr, A. & Burke, W. (2002). Predicting Ruminative Response and Attributional Style: Relationship to Inhibitory Control of Cognition and Regulation of Affect. Abstract and poster presented at the 36 th Annual Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy Convention, Reno, Nevada.

Iyer, S., Goodvin, R., Hayes, S. & Zolnikov, B. (2002). Minor Concerns? An Exploration of the Objectives and Issues of Minority Research. Panel discussion presented at the 7 th Annual People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Zolnikov, B., Kimber, E., Hinkin, C. H. & Hardy, D. (2000). The Association Between Neurocognition and Medication Adherence in HIV-Positive Patients. 14th Annual California State University Student Research Competition, May 2000.