Lisa D. Ravdin, Ph.D.

Neuropsychology

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Biographical Info

Lisa D. Ravdin, PhD, ABPP-CN is a Board Certified Neuropsychologist and Director of the Weill Cornell Neuropsychology Service in the Department of Neurology & Neuroscience at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. After graduating from the Chicago Medical School doctoral program, she completed an internship at the West Haven VA Medical Center and Yale Epilepsy Program where she received the Jacob Levin Intern Award for Outstanding Clinical Scholarship. Subsequently, she underwent advanced training in a Neuropsycholgy Post Doctoral Fellowship at New York University School of Medicine-Hospital for Joint Diseases, as well as Neuropsychology Fellowship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Presently, her primary clinical and research activities focus on cognitive changes associated with neurologic disorders, and in particular, age-related diseases. Dr. Ravdin is a member of the Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program. In addition, she is a co-investigator on a number of research initiatives relating to cognitive decline associated with neurologic disease (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease), depression, and chronic pain.

Honors and Awards

Recipient of a National Institute of Health/National Institute on Neurologic Diseases and Stroke mentored clinical scientist investigator award for research on the neuropsychological and genetic correlates of head trauma.  Investigator on privately funded and nationally funded projects as well as pharmaceutical clinical trials for age related disorders including dementia, chronic pain, depression, and cognitive dysfunction.

Board Certifications
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
American Board of Professional Psychology
Clinical Expertise
Alzheimer's Disease
Dementia
Memory Impairment
Head Trauma
Attention Deficit Disorder of Adult
Autoimmune Disease
Neuropsychological Assessment
Neurobehavioral Disorders
Chronic Pain
Languages
English
Education 
  • Ph.D.
    Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
    1994
  • M.S.
    Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
    1992
Appointments 
  • Associate Professor of Neuropsychology in Clinical Neurology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professional Associate
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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