Dr. Larson completed his undergraduate training at Indiana University and his graduate training at the University of Cincinnati. He then completed a fellowship in clinical neuropsychology through MCW’s Department of Neurology where he received the David Fine, MD Award for Excellence in Post Graduate Training. Prior to joining the MCW faculty, Dr. Larson served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Larson's primary clinical interests include neuropsychological assessment of adult patients with:
Traumatic brain injury
Suspected attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Dr. Larson's primary research interests include:
How a person's ability to recognize, or fail to recognize, his or her own cognitive strengths and weaknesses can change during periods of psychiatric decompensation and with neurological disease
Cognitive dysfunction associated with Parkinson’s disease
How social functioning changes in various dementing conditions
The interaction between cognition and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr. Larson also has forensic interests related to:
Traumatic brain injury
Post-traumatic stress disorder
(Considine CM, Parker HA, Briggs J, Quasney EE, Larson ER, Smith H, Shollenbarger SG, Abeare CA.) J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 Sep;24(8):864-875.
(Hlubocky FJ, Sachs GA, Larson ER, Nimeiri HS, Cella D, Wroblewski KE, Ratain MJ, Peppercorn JM, Daugherty CK.) J Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug 20;36(24):2483-2491.
(Larson ER.) Clin Neuropsychol. 2015;29(1):166-78.
(Larson ER, Shear PK, Krikorian R, Welge J, Strakowski SM.) J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2005 Mar;11(2):163-72.
(Strakowski SM, DelBello MP, Sax KW, Zimmerman ME, Shear PK, Hawkins JM, Larson ER.) Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1999 Mar;56(3):254-60.
(Sax KW, Strakowski SM, Keck PE Jr, McElroy SL, West SA, Bourne ML, Larson ER.) Am J Psychiatry. 1997 Sep;154(9):1299-301.
(Ariano MA, Larson ER, Noblett KL, Sibley DR, Levine MS.) Synapse. 1997 Aug;26(4):400-14.
(Ariano MA, Wang J, Noblett KL, Larson ER, Sibley DR.) Brain Res. 1997 Mar 28;752(1-2):26-34.
(Ariano MA, Wang J, Noblett KL, Larson ER, Sibley DR.) Brain Res. 1997 Jan 23;746(1-2):141-50.
(Mathiasen JR, Larson ER, Ariano MA, Sladek CD.) Am J Physiol. 1996 Feb;270(2 Pt 2):R404-12.
(Larson ER, Ariano MA.) Synapse. 1995 Aug;20(4):325-37.
(Larson ER, Ariano MA.) Neurosci Lett. 1994 May 19;172(1-2):101-6.