Karin F. Hoth, PhD


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry  - Psychology

Contact Information

Office: W278 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office 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

Psychologist Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
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, 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.

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, 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.

Hoth K, Poppas A, Moser D, Paul R, Cohen R.  Cardiac dysfunction and cognition in older adults with heart failure..  Cogn Behav Neurol.  2008. 21(2):65-72.

Hoth K, Haley A, Gunstad J, Paul R, Poppas A, Jefferson A, Tate D, Ono M, Jerskey B, Cohen R.  Elevated C-reactive protein is related to cognitive decline in older adults with cardiovascular disease..  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2008. 56:1898-1903.

Hoth K, Christensen A, Ehlers S, Raichle K, Lawton W.  A longitudinal examination of social support, agreeableness and depressive symptoms in chronic kidney disease..  Stroke.  2007. 38(2):308-312.

Hoth K, Tate D, Poppas A, Forman D, Gunstad J, Moser D, Paul R, Jefferson A, Haley A, Cohen R.  Endothelial dysfunction and white matter hyperintensities in older adults with cardiovascular disease..  Stroke.  2007. 38(2):308-312.

Hoth K, Paulsen J, Moser D, Tranel D, Clark L, Bechara A.  Patients with Huntington’s disease have impaired awareness of cognitive, emotional, and functional abilities..  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol.  2007. 29(4):365-376.

Cohen R, Grieve S, Hoth K, Paul R, Sweet L, Tate D, Gunstad J, Stroud L, McCaffrey J, Hitsman B, Niaura R, Clark C, MacFarlane A, Bryant R, Gordon E, Williams L.  Early life stress and morphometry of the adult anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nuclei..  Biol Psychiatry.  2006. 59(10):975-982.

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