Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP
The Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD, Chair in Neurosurgery; Professor; Vice Chair of Research; Co-director, Neurotrauma Research Center; Director, Brain Injury Research Program
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
MS, Clinical Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 1991
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 1994
Predoctoral Internship, Clinical Psychology/ Neuropsychology, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN, 1993-1994
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Clinical Neuropsychology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1994-1996
Dr. Michael McCrea is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist. He is currently The Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD, Chair in Neurosurgery; Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology; Vice Chair of Research; Co-director of the Center for Neurotrauma Research; 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 a past 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.
The acute clinical and neurophysiological effects of traumatic brain injury in civilians, athletes and military personnel.
(Meier TB, Guedes VA, Smith EG, Sass D, Mithani S, Vorn R, Savitz J, Teague TK, McCrea MA, Gill JM.) Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. February 2022;100:83-87 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85120319612 02/01/2022
(Lumba-Brown A, Prager EM, Harmon N, McCrea MA, Bell MJ, Ghajar J, Pyne S, Cifu DX.) J Neurotrauma. 2021 Dec;38(23):3195-3203 PMID: 34714147 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85120892114 10/30/2021
(Kreitzer N, Jain S, Young JS, Sun X, Stein MB, McCrea MA, Levin HS, Giacino JT, Markowitz AJ, Manley GT, Nelson LD, Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) Investigators.) J Neurotrauma. 2021 Dec;38(23):3352-3363 PMID: 34435894 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85120902523 08/27/2021
(Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Mannix R, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, McCrea MA, Guskiewicz KM, Meehan WP 3rd, Echemendia RJ.) Sports Med. 2021 Nov 13 PMID: 34773581 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119277358 11/14/2021
(Eagle SR, Ferris LM, Mucha A, Sinnott A, Marchetti G, Trbovich A, Port N, Clugston J, Ortega J, Collins MW, Broglio SP, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Pasquina P, Kontos AP, Investigators CC.) Brain Inj. 2021 11 10;35(12-13):1563-1568 PMID: 34543099 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85115227066 09/21/2021
(Le RK, Ortega JD, Chrisman SPD, Kontos AP, Buckley TA, Kaminski TW, Meyer BP, Clugston JR, Goldman J, McAllister TW, McCrea MA, Broglio SP, Schmidt JD.) J Athl Train. 2021 Oct 28 PMID: 34709396 10/29/2021
(Hwang PH, Nelson LD, Sharon JD, McCrea MA, Dikmen SS, Markowitz AJ, Manley GT, Temkin NR, TRACK-TBI Investigators.) J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2021 Oct 25 PMID: 34698685 10/27/2021
Longitudinal trajectory of depression symptom severity and the influence of concussion history and physical function over a 19-year period among former National Football League (NFL) players: an NFL-LONG Study.
(Brett BL, Kerr ZY, Walton SR, Chandran A, Defreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, Meehan WP, Guskiewicz KM, McCrea M.) J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2021 Oct 18 PMID: 34663623 10/20/2021
(Guzowski NS, Hoelzle JB, McCrea MA, Nelson LD.) Clin Neuropsychol. 2021 Oct 07:1-18 PMID: 34615438 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116561471 10/08/2021
(Walton SR, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, Meehan WP 3rd, McCrea M, Guskiewicz KM, Kerr ZY.) Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2021 Sep 28 PMID: 34593716 10/02/2021
(Broglio SP, McAllister T, Katz BP, LaPradd M, Zhou W, McCrea MA, CARE Consortium Investigators.) Sports Med. 2021 Aug 24 PMID: 34427877 08/25/2021
(Yuh EL, Jain S, Sun X, Pisicǎ D, Harris MH, Taylor SR, Markowitz AJ, Mukherjee P, Verheyden J, Giacino JT, Levin HS, McCrea M, Stein MB, Temkin NR, Diaz-Arrastia R, Robertson CS, Lingsma HF, Okonkwo DO, Maas AIR, Manley GT, Adeoye O, Badjatia N, Boase K, Bodien Y, Corrigan JD, Crawford K, Dikmen S, Duhaime AC, Ellenbogen R, Feeser VR, Ferguson AR, Foreman B, Gardner R, Gaudette E, Gonzalez L, Gopinath S, Gullapalli R, Hemphill JC, Hotz G, Keene CD, Kramer J, Kreitzer N, Lindsell C, MacHamer J, Madden C, Martin A, McAllister T, Merchant R, Nelson L, Ngwenya LB, Noel F, Nolan A, Palacios E, Perl D, Rabinowitz M, Rosand J, Sander A, Satris G, Schnyer D, Seabury S, Toga A, Valadka A, Vassar M, Zafonte R.) JAMA Neurology. September 2021;78(9):1137-1148 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85110545350 09/01/2021