Karin F. Hoth, PhD


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry  - Psychology

Contact Information

Office: W278 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-0544



BA, Biology and Psychology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
MA, Psychology (APA accredited), The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
PhD, Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Internship, Clinical Neuropsychology (APA accredited), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Fellowship, Neuropsychology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Licensure and Certifications

Health Service Provider, Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing
Psychologist, Iowa Bureau of Professional licensing
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

Research Summary

My research examines cognitive functioning among individuals with chronic medical illnesses. My primary focus is on better understanding how pulmonary and cardiovascular dysfunction contribute to cognitive impairment among adults with COPD and related pulmonary conditions.

Selected Publications

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Hoth K, Wamboldt F, Ford D, Sandhaus R, Strange C, Bekelman D, Holm K.  The social environment and illness uncertainty in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease..  Int J Behav Med.  2014. 

Hoth K, Zimmerman M, Meschede K, Arnedt J, Aloia M.  Obstructive sleep apnea: Impact of hypoxemia on memory..  Sleep Breath.  2013. 17(2):811-817.

Hoth K, Wamboldt F, Strand M, Ford D, Sandhaus R, Strange C, Bekelman D, Holm K.  Prospective impact of illness uncertainty on outcomes in chronic lung disease..  Health Psychol.  2013. 32(11):1170-1174.

Holm K, Wamboldt F, Ford D, Sandhaus R, Strand M, Strange C, Hoth K.  The prospective association of perceived criticism with dyspnea in chronic lung disease..  J Psychosom Res.  2013. 74(5):450-453.

Hoth K, Ford D, Sandhaus R, Strange C, Wamboldt F, Holm K.  Alcohol Use Predicts ER Visits in Individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) Associated COPD..  COPD.  2012. 9(4):417-425.

Hoth K, Wamboldt F, Bowler R, Make B, Holm K.  Attributions about cause of illness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease..  J Psychosom Res.  2011. 70(5):465-472.

Hoth K, Gonzales M, Tarumi T, Miles S, Tanaka H, Haley A.  Functional MR evidence of altered functional activation in metabolic syndrome..  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.  2011. 32(3):541-547.

Kozora E, Emery C, Zhang L, Hoth K, Make B,  N.  Sequential cognitive skills in emphysema patients following lung volume reduction surgery: A two year longitudinal study..  J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev .  2011. 31(6):386-391.

Hoth K, Poppas A, Ellison K, Paul R, Sokobin A, Cho Y, Cohen R.  Link between change in cognition and left ventricular function following cardiac resynchronization therapy..  J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev.  2010. 30(6):401-408.

Gunstad J, Keary T, Poppas A, Paul R, Jefferson A, Sweet L, Hoth K, Haley A, Forman D, Cohen R.  Blood pressure and cognitive function in older adults with cardiovascular disease..  Int J Neurosci.  2009. 119:2228-42.

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