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Dr. Sarah Richie • Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr. Sarah Richie

Since my early days in high school playing the piano for Sunday church services at the Ellisville State School, a residential facility in Mississippi for individuals with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities, I’ve felt a strong desire to promote understanding and acceptance of people who may learn differently or who have “superpowers” yet to be detected.


I’m so grateful for the formal education and training opportunities afforded to me over the years, but in many ways, the best “education” has come from the thousands of interactions with patients and their families along the way. I personally evaluate each individual referred and independently perform all activities to ensure complete doctoral-level service from start to finish.



  • Millsaps College (B.S. ‘99) – tuition scholarship for academics and piano, summa cum laude (psychology & sociology double major), Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Omega/Greek honors

  • University of Mississippi (M.A./Ph.D. ’04, terminal degree program) – tuition waiver + stipend, completed in < 5 years, published articles in peer-reviewed journals and a book chapter

  • Two post-doctoral fellowships – Memphis VAMC (adult ‘06), Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center/UTHSC Neuroscience Institute (pediatric ‘08)

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi (2004-2009, undergraduate and neuropsych graduate)

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UTHSC – Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology (2009-present)

  • Staff neuropsychologist at Le Bonheur/UTHSC from 2008 until private practice in 2010

  • Selected as Memphis Business Journal Top 40 under 40 in 2011

  • “Woman of Distinction” honor by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at their annual Gold Luncheon in 2017

  • Best Buddies TN board member, Memphis board 2016-2019 & Tennessee advisory board in Nashville 2022-current

Dr. Sarah Richie Clinical Neuropsychologist
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