Additional Information on Richard L. Fulbright, Ph.D.
Forensic Work: Forensic issues frequently arise in cases of acquired brain impairment. Dr. Fulbright has extensive experience as an expert witness in neuropsychology, and he accepts forensic evaluations (civil and criminal), independent neuropsychological evaluations, and forensic record reviews.
Advocacy & Public Service:Dr. Fulbright has been active in patient advocacy groups and organizations throughout his career. He served on the Professional Advisory Committee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Texas Chapter from 1991 to 1998 (Chairman from 1993-1996). He also serves on the Medical Advisory Boards of the Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society and the Parkinson Voice Project. He is Vice-President of the Board of Directors at the Vanguard Preparatory School in Addison. He has given presentations statewide to both professional and patient support groups on traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, cognitive rehabilitation, and adjustment issues in chronic neurological disorders.
Legislative Advocacy: Dr. Fulbright was one of a group of professionals, parents, and brain injury survivors who helped pass the Brain injury Survivors' Act (HB 1676) in the Texas Legislature's 2001 session. For a more detailed account of this grass roots miracle, click here.
Academic Appointments:Dr. Fulbright served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology at the UT Southwestern Medical Center from 1993 to 2010, with clinical faculty duties in the UT Southwestern Department of Rehabilitation Science from 1988 to 1993. From 2011 to the present, he has again served on the faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at UT Southwestern.
Life Care Planning: In 2007, Dr. Fulbright completed certification training in life care planning through the University of Florida/MediPro training program. He became a Certified Life Care Planner in March of 2009.
Professional Memberships:Dr. Fulbright was awarded Fellow status in the National Academy of Neuropsychology in 2008. He has maintained career-long membership in the American Psychological Association (including the Division of Neuropsychology), Texas Psychological Association, and Dallas Psychological Association. He served a three-year term as a Trustee on the Board of the Texas Psychological Association.