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Spotlight on... New NRC Faculty

Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Director of Brain Injury Research
Medical College of Wisconsin


Biographical Information


Dr. Michael McCrea is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist.  He is currently Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology, and Director of Brain Injury Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Dr. McCrea earned his doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, then completed his internship training in neuropsychology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School.  He is the current President of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN).  Dr. McCrea has been an active researcher in the neurosciences, with numerous scientific publications, book chapters, and national and international lectures on the topic of traumatic brain injury.  He authored the text Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome:  The New Evidence Base for Diagnosis and Treatment published by Oxford University Press.  He is a member of the United States Department of Defense Health Board External Advisory Committee on Traumatic Brain Injury advising the Office of the Secretary of Defense on management and research of military related traumatic brain injury.
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