Professor of Neurosurgery Director, Brain Injury Research
Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP
Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP-CN, is Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Brain Injury Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and a research neuropsychologist at the Clement Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is ABCN board-certified in clinical neuropsychology and is a past President of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN). Dr. McCrea has been an active researcher in the neurosciences, and has led several large, multi-center studies on the effects of traumatic brain injury and sport-related concussion.
Dr. McCrea has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on the acute and chronic effects of concussion, including the textbook Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome: The New Evidence Base for Diagnosis and Treatment published by Oxford University Press. He currently serves on the National Football League (NFL) Head, Neck and Spine Committee and as a neuropsychology consultant for the Green Bay Packers, and served as a panelist on the 2008 and 2012 Zurich International Consensus Conference on Sports Concussion.