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Jennifer A. Geiger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty: Adult Neurology


  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Memory Disorders


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


  • Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement:

Dr. Geiger’s research interests include the use of FMRI to examine the role of emotion in learning and memory. She is associated with the Functional Imaging Research Center. Her primary clinical interests include the role of genetics in executive functioning, and the development of psychiatric disorders in individuals with neurologic impairment. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adults with neurological problems, mental health difficulties, and neurodevelopmental disorders.


  1. Cheng, D.T., Richards, J.A., & Helmstetter, F.J. Activity in the human amygdala corresponds to early, rather than late period autonomic responses to a signal for shock. Learning and Memory, 2007, 14, 485-490.
  2. Wozniak, J., Monuteaux, M., Richards, J.A., Lail, K., Faraone, S.V., & Biederman, J. Convergence between structured diagnostic interviews and clinical assessment on the diagnosis of pediatric-onset mania. Biological Psychiatry, 2003, 53(11), 938-44.
  3. Wozniak, J., Biederman, J., Monuteaux, M.C., Richards, J.A., & Faraone, S.V. (2002). Parsing the comorbidity between bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders: a familial risk analysis. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 12(2), 101-11.
  4. Wozniak J, Biederman J, Richards JA. Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in the management of pediatric-onset bipolar disorder. J Clin Psychiatry 2001;62 Suppl 14:10-5 PMID 11469669
  5. Diamond BJ, Shiflett SC, Feiwel N, Matheis RJ, Noskin O, Richards JA, Schoenberger NE. Ginkgo biloba extract: mechanisms and clinical indications. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2000 May;81(5):668-78 PMID 10807109
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