John Corrigan

John Corrigan, PhD

  • Psychologist/Rehabilitation
  • Psychologist What's this? A psychologist is extensively trained to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues and mental health illnesses. They are licensed to provide a number of service, including evaluations, therapy and other evidence-based treatments. A common type of treatment is talk therapy (sometimes called cognitive behavioral therapy), but there are many types of therapy styles.

Appointments: (614) 293-3830

About Me

John D. Corrigan, PhD, ABPP, is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University. He also serves as the director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Corrigan has received local and national awards for his service and research in the field of brain injury rehabilitation, including the Gold Key Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, the Brain Injury Association of America’s William Fields Caveness Award and the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Corrigan received his doctoral degree in psychology at Ohio State before joining the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, first as a postdoctoral trainee and later as a member of the faculty. He is board certified in rehabilitation psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Corrigan is the project director for the Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System, a multi-center, longitudinal research program funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. He chairs the Executive Committee of the TBI Model Systems Project Directors. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America. He has served on the Advisory Committee to the National Center on Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is a former member of the Boards of Directors of the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Dr. Corrigan has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored multiple book chapters. He has attracted almost $30 million in research and demonstration grants from state, federal and private funding sources. He is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Neuropsychology
  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Brain Injuries
  • Disabled Persons
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Psychology

Education and Training


Rehab. Psychiatry
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
4/1/1982 - 6/1/1983

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Corrigan has reported no relationships with companies or entities.