Professional Background

Malcolm Spica, Ph.D. received his doctorate and masters degrees in clinical psychology from Michigan State University. He also gained clinical neuropsychology training from the Battle Creek Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), the University of Michigan Neuropsychology Program, and the Ann Arbor VAMC. Dr. Spica completed a clinical neuropsychology internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center-Hillside Hospital in New York City.

Dr. Spica has been in clinical practice for more than twenty years, served as Director of Neurobehavioral Associates, and was the Chief Psychologist at The Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health (Montcalm County Community Mental Health). His academic work includes serving as a preceptor and lecturer for the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine, lecturer for the MSU Clinical Psychology Department. Dr. Spica was also an Adjunct Lecturer in the MSU Department of Psychiatry (Neuropsychology Seminar).

Dr. Spica's research efforts include investigations in memory dysfunction, and he conducts neuropsychological assessments weekly at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Pat Summitt Clinic. He also currently serves as Past President of the Knoxville Area Psychological Association and Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Tennessee Psychological Association. For more information on recent activities, see the Professional Presentations page.