Christine Salinas, Psy.D

Staff Neuropsychologist

Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: Appointment Line: 617-355-7970
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Language Mapping
  • Cultural Neuropsychology

Departments

  • Neurology

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Programs

  • Epilepsy Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Masters of Science, Clinical Psychology

Florida Institute of Technology, 2007

Melbourne, FL

Doctorate of Psychology, Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Concentration)

Florida Institute of Technology, 2010

Melbourne, FL

Internship - Neuropsychology

Emory University School of Medicine, 2010

Atlanta, GA

Pediatric Neuropsychology

Florida Hospital for Children, 2012

Orlando, FL

Professional History

Dr. Salinas is Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and neuropsychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital Epilepsy Division. Dr. Salinas completed a Doctorate of Psychology at the Florida Institute of Technology, a Pre-Doctoral Internship in Neuropsychology at Emory University School of Medicine and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at the Florida Hospital for Children. Prior to her current appointment, she developed the pediatric epilepsy neuropsychology program at Florida Hospital Epilepsy Center in 2011, served adult Spanish speaking surgical candidates, and directed the epilepsy neuropsychology externship. She was Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Central Florida and holds faculty appointment at Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Salinas has first or co-authorship on 16 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as 13 invited national and international presentations. She has projects underway related to executive functioning in pediatric epilepsy; language mapping, and cultural neuropsychology. Her current research interests broadly focus on the evaluation of language and memory functions using imaging technologies such as fMRI. She is Chair of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society Mentoring & Education Committee and Member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Diversity Committee.

Publications

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  1. Salinas CM, Dean P, LoGalbo A, Dougherty M, Field M, Webbe FM. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Status and Baseline Neurocognitive Performance in High School Athletes. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2016 Oct-Dec; 5(4):264-72.
  2. Kapeller C, Korostenskaja M, Prueckl R, Chen PC, Lee KH, Westerveld M, Salinas CM, Cook JC, Baumgartner JE, Guger C. CortiQ-based Real-Time Functional Mapping for Epilepsy Surgery. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Jun; 32(3):e12-22.
  3. Korostenskaja M, Chen PC, Salinas CM, Westerveld M, Brunner P, Schalk G, Cook JC, Baumgartner J, Lee KH. Real-time functional mapping: potential tool for improving language outcome in pediatric epilepsy surgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 14(3):287-95.
  4. LoGalbo A, Salinas CM, Dougherty M, Field M. Developing an interdisciplinary community-based sports concussion management program. Prog Neurol Surg. 2014; 28:184-94.
  5. Stroescu I, Salinas CM, Nahab FB, Stringer AY. Long-term neurocognitive and neuroimaging outcomes in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: two case reports and implications. Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Nov; 25(8):1386-402.
  6. Love CE, Webbe F, Kim G, Lee KH, Westerveld M, Salinas CM. The role of executive functioning in quality of life in pediatric intractable epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 Nov; 64(Pt A):37-43.
  7. Salinas C, Dávila G, Berthier ML, Green C, Lara JP. Late-life reactivation of obsessive-compulsive disorder associated with lesions in prefrontal-subcortical circuits. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2009; 21(3):332-4.
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