Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Assistant Professor-Clinical of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor-Clinical of Neurology
Assistant Professor-Clinical of Psychology
Neuropsychology Clinic Director
Ohio State Harding Hospital
1670 Upham Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
General Research Interests: Evaluation of cognition in neurologic and medical disorders, such as brain tumors, neurodegenerative disease, stroke and solid organ transplant
Clinical Interests: The intersection of neurological and medical disorders
Research Techniques: Neuropsychological assessment
Current Research Projects: Cognitive functioning before and after deep brain stimulation for treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Ryan, K. A., Dawson, E. L., Kassel, M. T., Weldon, A. L., Marshall, D. F., Meyers, K., et al. (2015). Shared dimensions of performance and activation dysfunction in cognitive control in females with mood disorders. Brain.
Dawson, E. L., Shear, P. K., Howe, S. R., Adler, C. M., DelBello, M. P., Fleck, D. E., & Strakowski, S. M. (2014). Longitudinal prediction of psychosocial functioning and time to reach euthymia in adults with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 16(8), 846-856.
Dawson, E. L., Shear, P. K., & Strakowski, S. M. (2012). Behavior regulation and mood predict social functioning among healthy young adults. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 34(3), 297-305.
Education and Training:
MA: Psychology, University of Cincinnati
PhD: Psychology, University of Cincinnati
Internship: Clinical Psychology (emphasis in neuropsychology), VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Post-Doctoral Residency: Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Michigan
2011 - present Cognition, Aging, and Neuropsychology
2013 - present Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
International Neuropsychological Society