Lisa Jacobson, PhD NCSP ABPPNeuropsychologist, Director of Research, Associate Professor

Dr. Lisa Jacobson is the Director of Research, as well as a licensed psychologist and pediatric neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also the co-Director of the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education (CILSE). She holds an appointment as an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She provides neuropsychological evaluations for children with a variety of developmental and medical conditions, but primarily pediatric cancer survivors within the Neuropsychology Department's Neuro-oncology Clinic. Dr. Jacobson's broad research interests include examining cognitive and behavioral aspects of neurodevelopmental disorders, specifically related to brain-behavior relationships involving attention and executive functions. She investigates ways in which parents and teachers scaffold development of executive skills. Dr. Jacobson is also interested in working to help the Institute better capture and learn from point-of-care data to improve the quality of healthcare provided at Kennedy Krieger. 
Perspectives on supporting schooling for children with cancer: Findings from two PCORI Engagement Projects (230)
Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland