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Celiane M. Rey-Casserly, PhD, ABPP/ABCN is director of Boston Children's Neuropsychology Program. She also works with patients in the hospital’s Brain Injury Program,Brain Tumor Program and Trauma Program. Among her areas of research focus are premature birth outcomes, spatial learning in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis and late effects of therapy for pediatric brain tumor survivors. Rey-Casserly completed her pediatric neuropsychology fellowship at Boston Children’s and is an assistant professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Jane Holmes Bernstein, PhD, is a staff neuropsychologist at Boston Children's Hospital who has helped to develop, apply and teach a “whole-child” assessment model for the behavioral observation of children with learning and behavioral disorders. She is the co-editor of the popular book, Mind, Brain and Education in Reading Disorders, and is the namesake of the annual Jane Bernstein Lecture in Neuropsychology at Boston Children's. Also an associate professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, Bernstein divides her time between her teaching and research responsibilities and her professional work with children in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies.
Tanya M. Diver, PhD, is a neuropsychologist who treats children and young adults in Boston Children’s Neuropsychology Program and Brain Tumor Program. She is an instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Betsy L. Kammerer, PhD, practices neuropsychology and clinical psychology at Boston Children’s. She works with children and adolescents who are living with hearing loss and speech and communication disorders, and is active in research projects focusing on the long-term neuropsychological effects of HIV infectionand the development of children with hearing impairment. Kammerer is an instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Christine Mrakotsky, PhD, is a neuropsychologist who provides clinical care and conducts research with children and adolescents with chronic medical illness. She works with Boston Children’s Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and is a lead investigator in the Program for Behavioral Science. Her research focuses on the effects of steroid treatment and immune response on memory and executive functions in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and leukemia. Her studies involve brain imaging (fMRI and EEG) and neuropsychological assessments. Mrakotsky completed her pediatric neuropsychology fellowship at Boston Children’s and is an instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Jennifer Turek Queally, PhD, is a neuropsychologist who sees patients in Boston Children’s Spina Bifida Program and Psychosocial Treatment Clinic, as well as our Neuropsychology Program. She also has clinical and research interests in the transition into adulthood and self regulation/executive functioning skill development. Dr. Queally is a supervisor in the predoctoral internship program and the neuropsychology postdoctoral residency program. She completed her fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Boston Children's in 2005 and is an instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.
Boston Children's maintains a data registry of more than 12,000 young patients who have sustained traumatic brain and head injuries. Not only does this information help track the symptoms, treatment plans and progress of brain-injured children—it also offers essential insight into how these injuries can be prevented in the future. For more information about the registry, contact Boston Children’s Brain Injury Center.
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