Panelist: Aaron Nelson, PhD, ABPP
Episodes in which Aaron Nelson, PhD, ABPP appears
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Chief of Psychology and Neuropsychology
Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston MA)
Dr. Nelson is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist, currently Chief of Psychology and Neuropsychology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He completed his undergraduate degree at Rutgers College and earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 1994, Dr. Nelson co-founded the Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at BWH. He founded the Harvard Partners Consortium in Neuropsychology (HPCN) for the training of postdoctoral fellows in 1999 which he continues to direct. In addition to his work within the BWH/Harvard system, Dr. Nelson maintains a part-time private practice. He is involved in a number of research endeavors including projects in aging and memory, epilepsy, and dementia. Dr. Nelson recently authored The Harvard Medical School Guide to Achieving Optimal Memory. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society and is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for The Brain Tumor Society. He is also the neuropsychology consultant for the Boston Bruins, as part of the National Hockey League Concussion program.