Sara J. Swanson, PhD, ABPP

Sara J. Swanson, PhD, ABPP

Chief, Professor
Division Chief, Neuropsychology; Director, Neuropsychological Services in Adult Epilepsy

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  • Adult Neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychology

Board Certification

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Trauma
  • Huntington's Disease

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Sara J. Swanson, Ph.D. is a Professor of Neurology and Division Chief of Neuropsychology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (American Board of Professional Psychology). She specializes in the clinical evaluation of adults with neurobehavioral disorders, epilepsy, head trauma, memory disorders, and ADHD.  She conducts intracarotid sodium amobarbital testing and functional MRI for language mapping. Her research interests involve predictors of cognitive outcome after temporal lobectomy, functional MRI, and the neuropsychology of epilepsy.  She has published in these areas, received a Junior Investigator Award from the Epilepsy Foundation of America, and been a co-investigator on NIH studies using fMRI for language mapping.

Sara Swanson is associated with the Functional Imaging Research Center and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Washington State University - Pullman, WA (1989)
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology - University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle (1989)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (1990)

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