Megan Scott, PhD

Assistant Professor

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, Rm. B-418
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009-2011
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, George Mason University, 2010
  • Clinical Psychology Internship, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, Oregon Health & Science University, 2008-2009
  • M.A. , Clinical Psychology, George Mason University, 2006
  • B.A., Biology and Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Neuropsychology:
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic and Metabolic Disorders
  • Extreme Prematurity
  • Brain Tumors
  • Hematological Diseases
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research Interests

  • Neurocognitive and neurobehavioral phenotypes of genetic and metabolic disorders
  • Behavioral and neuropsychological sequelae of extreme prematurity and extremely low birth weight

Society Memberships

  • Associate Member, International Neuropsychological Society
  • Affiliate Member, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

Selected Publications

  • Freeman, K. A., Palermo, T., & Scott, M. (2012). Sleep disorders in children and adolescents. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Eds.) Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology: Volume 1: Child and Adolescent Disorders. Hoboken, NJ Wiley
  • Walsh, K. S. & Scott, M. N. (2010). Neurocognitive profile in a case of maple syrup urine disease. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24, 689-700.
  • Wilens, T., Waxmonsky, J., Scott, M., Swezey, A., Kwon, A., Spencer T., Biederman, J, (2006). An open trial of adjunctive donepezil in ADHD. Journal of Child Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 15, 947-955.
  • Biederman, J., Petty, C., Faraone, S.V., Hirshfeld-Becker, D.R., Henin, A., Rauf, A., Scott, M., Pollack, M., & Rosenbaum, J.F. (2005). Childhood antecedents to panic disorder in referred and nonreferred adults. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 15, 549-562.
  • Wilens, T.E., Hammerness, P.G., Biederman, J., Kwon, A., Spencer, T.J., Clark, S., Scott, M., Podolski, A., Dittlerline, J.W., Morris, M.C., & Morre, H. (2005). Blood pressure changes associated with ADHD medication treatments in adults. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 66, 253-259.