Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

BlockCadySection of Neurobehavioral Health
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Research, Neuropsychology Clinic

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
1670 Upham Drive, Suite 360
Columbus, OH, 43210
Telephone: 614-293-4539
Fax: 614-366-1215

Dr. Block is an attending neuropsychologist and in 2016, joined the Section of Neurobehavioral Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. Outside of clinical and scholarly activities, she is an active member of multiple national professional organizations and committees in psychology and neuropsychology. She is also highly involved in the supervision and education of students and trainees.

Research/Clinical Interests: Her primary clinical and research interests are in adult medical neuropsychology, with specific interests in the intersection of complex medical and neurological disorders, pre/post-surgical evaluations, neurotrauma and in secondary influences on neuropsychological performance such as medication effects, fatigue, and knowledge and expectancy effects.

Research Techniques: Comprehensive evaluations to assess neuropsychological and emotional well-being in the context of neurological disease and injury. 

Current Research Projects: Dr. Block actively participates in longitudinal collaborative research with departmental faculty, with anticipated projects in development. 

Selected Publications

Block, C., & Baldwin, C. (2010). Cloze probability and completion norms for 498 sentences: Behavioral and neural validation using event-related potentials. Behavior Research Methods, 42(3), 665-670. 

Block, C., Fabrizio, K., Bagley, B., Hannah, J., Camp, S., Mindingall, N., Labbe, D., & Lokken, K. (2013). Assessment of veteran and caregiver knowledge about mild traumatic brain injury in a VA Medical Center. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 29(1), 76-88.

Cianfrini, L., Block, C., & Doleys, D. (2013). Psychological therapies. In Deer, T., Leong, M.S., Buvanendran, A., Gordin, V., Kim, P.S., Panchal, S.J., & Ray, A.L. (Eds.), Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical, Interventional, and Behavioral Approaches: The American Academy of Pain Medicine Textbook on Patient Management. New York, NY: Springer SBM.

Block, C., & Cianfrini, L. (2013). Neuropsychological and neuroanatomical sequelae of chronic non-malignant pain and opioid analgesia. NeuroRehabilitation, 33(2), 343-366.

Block, C., & West, S. (2013). Psychotherapeutic treatment of survivors of traumatic brain injury: Review of the literature and special considerations. Brain Injury, 27(7-8), 775-788.

Block, C., Logue, E., Thaler, N., Scarisbrick, D., Mahoney, J., Scott, J., & Duff, K. (2014). The interaction between medical burden and anticholinergic cognitive burden on neuropsychological function in a geriatric primary care sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 30(2), 105-113.

Logue, E., Scarisbrick, D.M., Thaler, N.S., Mahoney, J.J., Block, C., Adams, R.L., & Scott, J. (2015). Criterion validity of the WAIS-IV Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI). The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 29(6), 777-787.

Copeland, C., Mahoney, J., Block, C., Linck, J., Pastorek, N., Miller, B., Romesser, J., & Sim, A. (2015). Relative utility of performance and symptom validity tests. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 31(1), 18-22.

Block, C., West, S.E., & Goldin, Y. (2016). Misconceptions and misattributions about traumatic brain injury: An integrated conceptual framework. PM&R, 8(1), 58-68.

Block, C., & Johnson-Greene, D. (2016). Book review: Psychotherapy with families after brain injury. Applied Neuropsychology, doi:

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Education and Training

BS/Psychology, Old Dominion University
MS/Psychology, Old Dominion University
PhD/Medical-Clinical Psychology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham


Neuropsychology track, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK


Clinical neuropsychology specialization, Department of PM&R
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Editorial Activities

Ad hoc reviewer, Applied Neuropsychology
Ad hoc reviewer, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology
Ad hoc reviewer, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Certifications and Licenses
#7453, Clinical Psychologist, State of Ohio
#55168, National Register of Health Service Psychologists

2010-2013 Officer, Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training,
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

2013-2015 Chair, Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

2013-Present Member, Education Advisory Committee
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

2013-Present Member, Engagement Task Force
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

2013-Present Representative
Clinical Neuropsychology Synarchy

2015-2016 Member, Program Committee
National Academy of Neuropsychology

2015-Present Chair, Early Career Neuropsychologist Committee
The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

2016-Present Faculty mentor, Student Affairs Committee
The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

2016-2017 Member, Presidential Task Force
The American Psychological Association

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