Projects Funded


  • Use of Neuropsychological Evaluation Results in a VA Healthcare System Post-Acute Geriatric Rehabilitation Clinic by Katherine A. Kitchen Andren, Ph.D. and Linas Bieliauskas, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, CL – University of Michigan Health System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System ($7,800).


  • Impact of Neuropsychological Evaluations for Dementia on Health Care Utilization and Quality Indicators: A Multicenter Study by Jessica Chapin, PhD, ABPP – Aurora Health Care, Inc. ($12,000).
  • Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Health Satisfaction, Health Impact, and Quality of Life After Neuropsychological Evaluation Among Patients with Epilepsy by Mike R. Schoenberg, PhD, ABPP – University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine; Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences ($11,083).


  • Predictive Utility of Neurocognitive Assessment in Treatment Decision-Making in Elderly Brain Cancer Patients by Priya “Pia” Banerjee, Ph.D. – University of California Los Angeles ($9,590).
  • Evaluating the utility of neuropsychological assessment for brain-injured ICU survivors by Keenan A. Walker, M.A. – North Shore LIJ/St. John’s University ($15,300).
  • Impact of Neuropsychological Evaluation on Healthcare Utilization in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease by Julie K. Janecek, Ph.D.  – University of Illinois at Chicago ($11,756).


  • Effect of Neuropsychology Input on Length of Hospital Stay and 30-Day Readmissions by Rachael Zombor, M.P., M.S. – Specialised Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Western Australia Department of Health ($6,386).
  • Determining Increased Risk of Healthcare System Use by Older Patients with Measured Cognitive Decline Following Orthopedic Surgery by Teresa M. Deer, Ph.D. – Neuropsychological Consultants, Inc., Kenosha, WI ($14,680).


  • Predictors Of Outcome After Treatment For Mild Traumatic Brain Injury by Jacobus Donders and Carrie-Ann Strong – Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital ($9,862).


  • Incremental Validity of Neuropsychological Assessment in Identification and Treatment of ADHD by Mark Mahone – Kennedy Krieger Institute & the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ($10,000).
  • Cost and Clinical Benefit of Neuropsychological Consultation in Concussion Management by Arthur Maerlender – Dartmouth University Medical School


  • Utility of Neuropsychological Services in Reducing Medical Resource Utilization by Kathryn VanKirk – Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center & Medical University of South Carolina ($12,740).