Akron Children's Hospital



Lisa D. Stanford, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Board Certified Subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology

Division Director of Neurobehavioral Health

Clinical Training Director of Neuropsychology

NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
215 W. Bowery Street, Suite 4500 CPB 
Akron, OH 44308

Telephone: 330-543-8066 FAX: 330-543-6075
E-mail address: lstanford@chmca.org

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://www.akronchildrens.org/cms/pediatric_neuropsychology_fellowship/index.html

Program will do interviews at INS in 2016: yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: optional by invitation if candidate is unable to interview at INS. 

2016 application deadline: January 8, 2016
2016 residency start date: July 2016, but can be negotiated for a later date.

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2016:  2

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology:  2

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time;0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time (another 1 in process, please request pdf for other faculty information)

Other psychologists: 10+ Full-time
With ABPP: 1 Full Time (3 in process)

Graduate training of residency applicants:  APA/CPA approved training programs

Preferred: child clinical, neuropsychology
Accepted: school psychology
Not accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Pediatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, research, rehabilitation psychology, neurodevelopmental evaluations, participation in multidisciplinary teams, Neuroanatomy, Case Conference, and Professional Development didactics

Moderate: Umbrella supervision by resident of other trainees, forensic , health psychology, inpatient consultation/liaison, participation on several interprofessional clinic teams

Less emphasis but available: psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion (outpatient); Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Perinatal and congenital conditions; Metabolic Disorders; Hematologic/Oncological Disorders; Neuromusculature Disorders (inpatient/outpatient), Neurocutaneous Disorders; Neonatal Follow-up; Turner Syndrome; Lead exposed; Sickle Cell; Autism

Occasional: Stroke/cerebrovascular diseases, psychiatric, racial/ethnic minorities, Down’s Syndrome, ADHD/LD

Weak: no adult neuropsychology except young adults with neurodevelopmental or congenital disorders

updated 09/25/2015