Lindsay Nelson, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology. She is a faculty member of MCW’s Brain Injury Research Program, where she studies the clinical and neurophysiological effects of mild traumatic brain injury. Clinically, Dr. Nelson specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of adults with neurologic & neurobehavioral disorders.
Her research interests also include application of various psychometric methods to clinical questions, conceptualization of personality and psychiatric conditions, and the neurobiological underpinnings of psychological constructs such as inhibitory control.
Education & Training
B.S. with high honors, Biopsychology & Cognitive Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2002 – 2006)
M.A., Clinical Science & Psychopathology Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2006 – 2009)