Sara J. Swanson, PhD, ABPP

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Sara J. Swanson, PhD, is a Professor of Neurology and Division Chief of Neuropsychology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (American Board of Professional Psychology). She specializes in the clinical evaluation of adults with neurobehavioral disorders, epilepsy, head trauma, memory disorders, and ADHD.  She conducts intracarotid sodium amobarbital testing and functional MRI for language mapping. Her research interests involve predictors of cognitive outcome after temporal lobectomy, functional MRI, and the neuropsychology of epilepsy.  She has published in these areas, received a Junior Investigator Award from the Epilepsy Foundation of America, and been a co-investigator on NIH studies using fMRI for language mapping.

Sara Swanson is associated with the Functional Imaging Research Center and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.


Diseases & Conditions

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Head Trauma
Huntington's Disease

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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


Neurosciences - Froedtert Hospital Clinic
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-5400
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Neuropsychology - Froedtert Hospital
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-5660
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Education & Training

Washington State University - Pullman - WA - Doctor of Philosophy - (1989)

University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle - Internship in Clinical Psychology - (1989)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology - (1990)

Board Certifications

Clinical Neuropsychology

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