Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychiatry
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychology
Jointly Appointed in the Department of Neurology
Jointly Appointed in the Department of Psychology (College of Arts and Sciences)
College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Wexner Medical Center
1670 Upham Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
About: Dr. Laura Boxley is the director of Clinical Neuropsychology Training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Loma Linda University and her internship and fellowship at the Veterans Health Administration Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Dr. Boxley’s clinical and research interests include the cognitive and psychiatric correlates of medical illness including cancer, traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disease.
Research/Clinical Interests: Cognitive and psychiatric correlates of medical illness including cancer, traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disease.
Research Techniques: Neuropsychological assessment utilizes a combination of paper and pencil tests, computer tests and specialized stimuli to evaluate cognition. These results are interpreted in the context of the patient’s medical history and relevant clinical data including neuroimaging and medications.
Current Research Projects: Dr. Boxley is involved in ongoing studies in the Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery assessing Alzheimer’s, dementia, Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
Owen, J.E., Boxley, L., Goldstein, M.S., Lee, J.H., Breen, N., & Rowland, J.H. (2010). Use of health-related online support groups: Population data from the California Health Interview Survey Complementary and Alternative Medicine Study. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 15:3, 427-446.
Owen, J. E. & Boxley, L. (2006). Measurement of Quality of Life Outcomes. In A. M. Berger, J. H. Von Roenn & J. L. Shuster Jr. (Eds.), Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology (pp. 877-886). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Boxley, L., Marola, J., Spenser, R., Drag, L, Pangilinan, P., & Bieliauskas, L. (submitted). Reliability and factor structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale among Veterans suspected of traumatic brain injury.
Education and Training:
BS Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2003
PhD Clinical Psychology, Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA, 2011
Clinical Psychology Internship, Veterans Health Administration Ann Arbor, 2010-2011
Fellowship: Neuropsychology Fellowship, University of Michigan/Veterans Health Administration Ann Arbor, 2011-2013
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Rehabilitation Psychology Residencies
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal: Cognition, Aging and Neuropsychology
Certifications and Licenses: Psychology State of Ohio, 2013-Present
International Neuropsychological Society
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
Sports Neuropsychology Society
Academic and Clinical Services:
Academic Teaching, Director of Clinical Neuropsychology Training, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, 2014-Present
Clinical Neuroscience Rotation Faculty, Neuropsychiatry Residency Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, 2014-Present