Alex Taylor, PsyD

Alex McLean Taylor, Psy.D.

Director of Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Center

Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-2490

  • Fax: 781-216-2517

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
  • Sports Related Concussion

Departments

  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Brain Injury Center
  • Neuropsychology Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Graduate Degree

California School of Professional Psychology, 2007

San Francisco, CA

Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2009

Pittsburgh, PA

Professional History

Alex M. Taylor, PsyD, is a clinical neuropsychologist providing services within the multidisciplinary Brain Injury Center and Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital. He also serves as a consultant for the New England Revolution. Prior to joining Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Taylor completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Sports Medicine Concussion Program focusing on the diagnosis and management of sports related concussion (SRC). His work includes investigating the impact of mild Traumatic Brain Injury on neurocognitive and neurobehavioral functioning with the aim of preventing longer term sequelae. Dr. Taylor’s professional memberships include the International Neuropsychological Society, the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, and the American Psychological Association Division of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Publications

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  1. Meehan WP, Taylor AM, Berkner P, Sandstrom NJ, Peluso MW, Kurtz MM, Pascual-Leone A, Mannix R. Division III Collision Sports Are Not Associated with Neurobehavioral Quality of Life. J Neurotrauma. 2016 Jan 15; 33(2):254-9.
  2. Taylor AM, Nigrovic LE, Saillant ML, Trudell EK, Proctor MR, Modest JR, Vernacchio L. Trends in Ambulatory Care for Children with Concussion and Minor Head Injury from Eastern Massachusetts between 2007 and 2013. J Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 167(3):738-44.
  3. Vaswani RG, Albrecht BK, Audia JE, Côté A, Dakin LA, Duplessis M, Gehling VS, Harmange JC, Hewitt MC, Leblanc Y, Nasveschuk CG, Taylor AM. A practical synthesis of indoles via a Pd-catalyzed C-N ring formation. Org Lett. 2014 Aug 15; 16(16):4114-7.
  4. Taylor AM. Neuropsychological evaluation and management of sport-related concussion. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 24(6):717-23.
  5. Meehan WP, d'Hemecourt P, Collins CL, Taylor AM, Comstock RD. Computerized neurocognitive testing for the management of sport-related concussions. Pediatrics. 2012 Jan; 129(1):38-44.
  6. Meehan WP, Taylor AM, Proctor M. The pediatric athlete: younger athletes with sport-related concussion. Clin Sports Med. 2011 Jan; 30(1):133-44, x.
  7. Shuttleworth-Edwards AB, Whitefield-Alexander VJ, Radloff SE, Taylor AM, Lovell MR. Computerized neuropsychological profiles of South African versus US athletes: a basis for commentary on cross-cultural norming issues in the sports concussion arena. Phys Sportsmed. 2009 Dec; 37(4):45-52.
  8. Sanders BD, Jackson B, Brent M, Taylor AM, Dang W, Berger SL, Schreiber SL, Howitz K, Marmorstein R. Identification and characterization of novel sirtuin inhibitor scaffolds. Bioorg Med Chem. 2009 Oct 1; 17(19):7031-41.
  9. Taylor AM, Altman RA, Buchwald SL. Palladium-catalyzed enantioselective alpha-arylation and alpha-vinylation of oxindoles facilitated by an axially chiral P-stereogenic ligand. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Jul 29; 131(29):9900-1.
  10. Taylor AM, Schreiber SL. Enantioselective addition of terminal alkynes to isolated isoquinoline iminiums. Org Lett. 2006 Jan 5; 8(1):143-6.
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  12. Taylor SJ, Taylor AM, Schreiber SL. Synthetic strategy toward skeletal diversity via solid-supported, otherwise unstable reactive intermediates. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2004 Mar 19; 43(13):1681-5.
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