Dr. Apps' academic interests include: Pediatrics sports-related concussions, psychiatric co-morbidities with neuropsychological functioning, and infant and preschool development.
Dr. Apps attended Texas Christian University for her undergraduate training. She received her doctorate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Her post-graduate training was at the Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Apps sees patients at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin where she does neuropsychological evaluations of children from birth through 18 years of age. She also sees patients as part of the multi-disciplinary Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Concussion Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Thomas D.G., Apps J.N., Hoffman R. McCrea M. & Hammeke T. Randomized Controlled Trial of Strict Rest Following Acute Concussion. Pediatrics 135(2), Feb 2015.
Apps, J.N. & Walter, K.D. (editors) Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes. Springer Publishers, 2012.
Apps, J.N., Newby, R.F., Roberts, L.W. (editors) Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies: From the Exceptional to the Common Place. Springer Publishers, 2008.