• Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
  • 617-667-4074
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Clinical Neuropsychologist
Instructor, Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurorehabilitation Clinic
Co-Director of Practicum Training in Neuropsychology

Educational History:
BA, Biology, Smith College
PhD, Neuropsychology, City University of New York

Clinical Interests/Program Development:

Neuropsychological assessments for individuals with neurological, neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan, from ages 16 on up
Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic

Brief Narrative:
Dr. Madigan is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in assessment of older adolescents and adults. She has been on staff at the Cognitive Neurology Unit since 2000 and is also an Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Her expertise includes neuropsychological assessments for those with neurological and psychiatric disorders, including dementia, multiple sclerosis, concussion/traumatic brain injury, and neurodevelopmental disorders learning disorders. She received her Ph.D. from City University of New York, completed her clinical internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and received her post-doctoral training through the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She has published research articles examining memory and processing speed in traumatic brain injury, as well as potential biomarkers of cognitive dysfunction in individuals with multiple sclerosis. She is also actively involved in supervision of graduate students in clinical psychology and neuropsychology. Her personal goal in her work with patients is to provide an essential complement to other diagnostic evaluations, focusing on specific interventions to address management of symptoms and provide strategies to be used in everyday life, to help patients compensate for cognitive problems (such as in memory or attention) and provide recommendations in implementing lifestyle strategies to improve overall quality of life.

Research Interests:

Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury
Identification of biomarkers of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis

Personal Interests/Hobbies:
Spending time with family and friends, walking her dog and enjoying the outdoors