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Frederick Foley

Frederick Foley, Ph.D

Dr. Frederick Foley is a Psychologist who has been providing services for the RWJBarnabas Health EAP for over 30 years. He has provided coaching services to medical residents, program directors, nursing leaders and attending physicians. In addition, Fred has provided intra and interdepartmental consultations that have resulted in better teamwork, improved communication, and increased performance. He has developed over 50 topical seminars and workshops targeted to meet the emerging needs of system employees.

In his academic career, Fred is a Professor of Psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University and Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y. He also directs the Neuropsychology service and psychological research program at the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ.

He has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters, and his translational research on depression and immune dysregulation in MS won the Dorfman award from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. He has served on the medical advisory committee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Board of Governors for the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, which is an international organization dedicated to professional medical education in MS. The latter organization dedicated an annual award in his name in 2016, the Fred Foley award, which is given to a person who has contributed greatly to the advancement of treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders in multiple sclerosis.

He has been the recipient of research awards and numerous research and educational grants from the federal government and private foundations, has served on many scientific committees nationally and internationally, and has been an advisor or consultant for numerous for- profit and non-profit organizations.

He is a widely sought lecturer, speaker, and consultant both nationally and internationally.

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