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Robert Newby, PhDRobert F. Newby, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology
 

Specialty: Neuropsychology

Sub-Specialty:

  • Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Dyslexia
  • Reading Disabilities

Education:

  • PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 1982

Training:

  • Internship in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin August, 1982
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 1983

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement:

Dr. Newby specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with neurological, developmental, learning and behavioral disorders.

Dr. Newby main research has been in the areas of developmental dyslexia, early interventions for children at risk for reading disabilities, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.


Publications:

  1. Apps, J. A. N., Kanz, J. E., and Newby, R. F. (2009).  Psychological and neuropsychological testing.  In L. W. Roberts, J. G. Hoop, and T. W. Heinrich (Eds.), Clinical Psychiatry Essentials.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  2. Apps, J. N., Newby, R. F., and Roberts, L. W. (Eds.) (2008).  Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies:  From the Exceptional to the Commonplace. New York: Springer.
  3. Newby, R. F. (2008).  A mystery of perplexing symptoms: Neuropsychological assessment in a case of dysautonomia, In J. N. Apps, R. F. Newby, and L. W. Roberts (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies:  From the Exceptional to the Commonplace.  New York: Springer.
  4. Newby, R. F. (2008).  Sense and sensibility: Relating behavior control issues with self regulation of sensory input, In J. N. Apps, R. F. Newby, and L. W. Roberts (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies:  From the Exceptional to the Commonplace.  New York: Springer.
  5. Newby, R. F. (2008).  Sorting sounds: Reading disability with phonological awareness deficit.  In J. N. Apps, R. F. Newby, and L. W. Roberts (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies:  From the Exceptional to the Commonplace.  New York: Springer.
  6. Newby, R. F. (2008).  Well compensated but never quite solved: lingering dyslexia.  In J. N. Apps, R. F. Newby, and L. W. Roberts (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies:  From the Exceptional to the Commonplace.  New York: Springer.
  7. Hammeke, T. H., and Newby, R. F. (in press).  What does neuropsychology mean to patients and their families?  In E. Arzubi and E. Mambrino (Eds.), A Practical Guide to Neuropsychological Testing for Patients, Practitioners and Other Professionals.  New York: Springer.
  8. Newby, R.F., & Sonberg, L. (2006). Your Struggling Child: A Guide to Diagnosing, Understanding, and Advocating for Your Child with Learning, Behavior, or Emotional Problem . Harper Collins.
  9. Rosen, A. C., Newby, R. F., Sauer, C. M., Lacey, T., Hammeke, T. A., and Lubinsky, M. S. (1998). A further report on a case of Floating-Harbor Syndrome in a mother and daughter. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 20, 483-495.
  10. A further report on a case of Floating-Harbor Syndrome in a mother and daughter. (Rosen AC, Newby, R.F., Sauer CM, Lacey T, Hammeke TA, Lubinsky MS) J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 1998 Aug;20(4):483-95 PMID 9892052
  11. Use of the restricted academic task in ADHD dose-response relationships. (Fischer M, Newby RF) J Learn Disabil 1998 Nov-Dec;31(6):608-12 PMID 9813959
  12. Fischer, M., & Newby, R. F. (1998). Use of the Restricted Academic Task in ADHD dose-response relationships. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 31, 608-612.
  13. Newby, R. F. and Recht, D. R. (1996). Varied coverage of early brain injury: Review of Cognitive effects of early brain injury, by Casey Dorman and Bilha Katzir. Contemporary Psychology, 41, 487-488.
  14. Arnett, P. A., Fischer, M., and Newby, R. F. (1996). The effect of Ritalin on response to reward and punishment in children with ADHD. Child Study Journal, 26, 51-70.
  15. Newby, R. F. (1996). Parent training for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In The Hatherleigh guide to psychiatric disorders. New York: Hatherleigh Press.
  16. McCarthy, P., Newby, R. F., and Recht, D. R. (1995). Results of an early intervention program for first grade children at risk for reading disability. Reading Research and Instruction, 34, 274-294.
  17. Newby, R. F., Recht, D. R., and Caldwell, J. (1994). Empirically tested interventions for subtypes of reading disabilities. In M. G. Tramontana and S. R. Hooper (Eds.), Advances in child neuropsychology, Volume 2. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  18. Lyon, G. R., Newby, R. F., Recht, D. R., and Caldwell, J. (1991). Neuropsychology and learning disabilities. In B. Y. L. Wong (Ed.), Learning about learning disabilities, New York: Academic Press.
  19. Newby, R. F., Fischer, M., and Roman, M. (1991). Parent training for families with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) children. School Psychology Review, 20, 252-265.
  20. Newby, R. F., and Lyon, G. R. (1991). Neuropsychological subtypes of Learning Disabilities. In J. E. Obrzut & G. W. Hynd (Eds.), Advances in the Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities: Issues, Methods and Practice. New York: Academic Press.
  21. Newby, R. F., Caldwell, J., and Recht, D. R. (1989). Improving the reading comprehension of children with dysphonetic and dyseidetic dyslexia using story grammar. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 22, 373-380.
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