Clinical Assistant Professor  
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Co-Director of Research, Neuropsychology Clinic  

Behavioral Health Olentangy River Road
3650 Olentangy River Road, Suite 310
Columbus, OH 43214
614-366-2315 (phone)
614-366-2359 (fax)
Christopher.Nguyen@osumc.edu

About: Dr. Nguyen is an attending neuropsychologist in the Section of Neurobehavioral Health. He is the Co-Director of the Neuropsychology Clinical-Translational Research Laboratory and is involved in education and training activities.

Research Interests:

Neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric sequelae of neurodegenerative disease
Neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric sequelae of cancer and rare blood disorders
Cognitive aging, decision making, and civil capacities
Cross-cultural considerations in neuropsychology

Current Research Projects:

The role of cognitive reserve in neuropsychological functioning
Testamentary capacity in older adults
Neuropsychological sequelae of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Development and validation of a multicultural naming test

Selected Publications:

Nguyen, C. M., Copeland, C. T., Lowe, D. A., Heyanka, D., & Linck, J. F. (2019). The contribution of executive functioning to instrumental activities of daily living in older adults. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/23279095.2018.1550408

Nguyen, C. M., Chen, K. H., & Denburg, N. L. (2018). The use of problem-solving therapy for primary care to enhance complex decision-making in healthy community-dwelling older adults. Frontiers of Psychology, 9, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00870

Dehning, M., Kim, J., Nguyen, C. M., Shivapour, E., & Denburg, N. L. (2014). Neuropsychological performance, brain imaging, and driving violations in multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95, 1818-1823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.05.022

Nguyen, C. M., Barrash, J., Laloggia, A., Bechara, A., Tranel, D., & Denburg, N. L. (2013). Decision-making deficits in normal elderly persons associated with executive personality disturbances. International Psychogeriatrics, 25, 1811-1819. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610213001270

Nguyen, C. M., Yamada, T. H., Beglinger, L. J., Cavanaugh, J. E., Denburg, N. L., & Schultz, S. K. (2013). Cognitive features ten or more years after successful breast cancer survivor: Comparisons across types of cancer interventions. Psycho-Oncology, 22, 862-868. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.3086

Shivapour, S. K., Nguyen, C. M., Cole, C. A., & Denburg, N. L. (2012). Effects of age, sex, and neuropsychological performance on financial decision-making. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2012.00082

Nguyen, C. M., Koenigs, M., Yamada, T. H., Teo, S. H., Cavanaugh, J. E., Tranel, D., & Denburg, N. L. (2011). Trustworthiness and negative affect predict economic decision-making. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23, 748-759. https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2011.575773


Education and Training: 

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 

Residency: 

Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 

Fellowship: 

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 

Editorial Activities:

Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology

Professional Memberships:

Society for Clinical Neuropsychology 
International Neuropsychological Society 
National Academy of Neuropsychology
Asian Neuropsychology Association 

 

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