University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Bio for Janis Peyser, Ph.D.
Janis Peyser, Ph.D.

Janis Peyser, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Neurology

Contact Information
Office Location:
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Fanny Allen Campus - Memory Center, 790 College Parkway, Colchester, Vermont 05446


1976:  Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont
1972:  B.S., Psychology, Denison University
1975-1976:  Clinical Psychology Fellow, Psychological Service, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
1974-1975:  Clinical Psychology Intern, Behavioral Therapy and Psychotherapy Center, University of Vermont
1973-1974:  Clinical Psychology Intern, Vermont State Hospital, Waterbury, Vermont
1972-1973:  Clinical Psychology Intern, Counseling and Testing Center, University of Vermont

Awards and Honors

Psi Chi, National Honorary in Psychology


Klunemann HH, Elleder M, Kaminski, WE, Snow K, Peyser JM, O’Brien JF, Muniz D, Schmitz G. Klein HE, Pendlebury, WW. Frontal lobe atrophy due to a mutation in the cholesterol binding protein HE1/NPC2. Annals of Neurology, 2002; 52: 743-9.

Klünemann HH, Elleder M, Peyser JM, O'Brien JF, Snow K, Munoz D, Pendlebury WW. Adult neuronopathic Niemann-Pick disease type C without visceral storage presenting as frontal lobe dementia. Annals of Neurology, 2000;48:426.

Peyser, J.M., Rao, S.M., LaRocca, N.G. & Kaplan E. Guidelines for neuropsychological research in multiple sclerosis. Archives of Neurology, 1990; 47:94-97.

Drudge, OW. Rosen, J.C., Peyser, J.M. & Pieniadz, J. Behavioral and emotional problems and treatment in chronically brain impaired adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 1986; 8:9-14.

Lenox, R.H., Peyser, J.M., Rothschild, B., Shipley, J., & Weaver, L. Failure to normalize the dexamethasome suppression test: Association with length of illness. Biological Psychiatry, 1985;20:329-352.

To view more of Dr. Peyser's publications, please visit PubMed.