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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Houston, Texas

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Harvey S. Levin, Ph.D.

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Graduate School : Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1972
Internship: Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois and University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa

Board Certification/Licensure: American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Texas Licensed Psychologist

Sub-Specialty: Neuropsychology
Clinical Interests: Brain Injury; Epilepsy; Stroke
Research Interest: Cognitive Neuropsychology


Significant Professional Activities:
  • Child Neuropsychology, Editorial Consultant
  • The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Editorial Consultant
  • Cortex, Editorial Consultant
  • Developmental Neuropsychology, Editorial Consultant
  • Journal of Neurotrauma, Editorial Consultant
  • Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Editorial Consultant
  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, Evaluator
  • American Board of Professional Psychology, Evaluator
  • Brain Injury Association, Medical Professional Advisory Board
  • World Health Organization’s Collaborating Center for Neurotrauma, Karolinska Institute, Mild Head Injury Task Force
  • National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, NICHD, Subcommittee on Medical Rehabilitation Research
  • Brain Trauma Foundation, Medical Advisory Board
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    • Member, Special Emphasis Panel
    • Grant Reviewer
  • NINDS, Executive Function Panel


Selected Publications:

Bloom DR, Levin HS, Ewing-Cobbs L, Saunders AE, Song J et al. Lifetime and novel psychiatric disorders after pediatric traumatic brain injury. J Am Acad of Child and Adoles Psychiatry, 40:572-579, 2001.

Boake C, McCauley SR, Levin HS, Brown SA, Goodman HS. Diagnosis of post-concussional disorder in brain injury and extra-cranial trauma. J of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8:218, 2002. Abstract.

Boninger ML, Chan L, Harvey R, Pine ZM, Helkowski W, Garrison CJ, Tran T, Levin H, Levy CE. Resident research education in physical medicine and rehabilitation: a practical approach. Am J of Phys Med Rehabil, 80(9):706-712, 2001.

Brown SA, McCauley SR, Levin HS, Boake C, Contant CF, Song JX. Relationship between gender and psychiatric disorders after TBI. J of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8:171, 2002. Abstract.

Clifton GL, Choi SC, Miller ER, Levin HS et al. Intercenter variance in clinical trials of head trauma: experience of national acute brain injury study: hypothermia. J Neurosurg, 95:751-755, 2001.

Clifton GL, Choi SC, Miller ER, Levin HS. Fluid thresholds and outcome from severe brain injury. Critical Care Med, 30:739-745, 2002.

Clifton GL, Miller ER, Choi SC, Levin HS, McCauley SR et al. Hypothermia on admission in patients with severe brain injury. J of Neurotrauma, 19:293-301, 2002.

Evans C, McCauley SR, Levin HS, Boake C, Contant CF, Song JX. Comparison of the CIQ and EGOS as measures of outcome in mild to moderate TBI and a matched general trauma sample. J of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8:176, 2002. Abstract.

Goldstein FC, Levin HS, Goldman WP, et al. Cognitive and neurobehavioral functioning after mild versus moderate traumatic brain injury in older adults. J of the Intl Neurotrauma Soc, 7:373-383, 2001.

Levin HS, Brown SA, Song JX, McCauley SR, Boake C, et al. Depression and posttraumatic stress disorder at three months after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. J of Clin and Experimental Neuropsychology, 23:754-769, 2001.

Levin HS, Ewing-Cobbs L. Outcome for brain-injured children. In: DG McLone (Ed.) Pediatric Neurosurgery: surgery of the developing nervous system, 4th Edition. Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 2001.

Levin HS, Song JX, Ewing-Cobbs L, Roberson G. Porteus maze performance following traumatic brain injury in children. Neuropsychology, 15:557-567, 2001.

Levin HS. Comment on helping patients/parents after mild head trauma. Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care 15(2):5-6, 2002.

McCauley SR, Boake C, Levin HS, Contant CF, Song JX. Depression, anxiety and social support as risk factors for postconcussional disorder. J of Clin and Experimental Neuropsychology, 23:792-808, 2001.

McCauley SR, Brown SA, Levin HS, Boake C, Contant CF, Song JX. Health-related quality of life perceptions in patients with postconcussional disorder. J of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8:171, 2002. Abstract

McCauley SR, Levin HS, Vanier M, Mazaux JM, Boake C, Goldfader PR et al. Sensitivity and validity of the neurobehavioral rating scale revised in closed head injury assessment. J of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 71:643-651, 2001.

Rattermann MJ, Spector L, Grafman J, Levin HS, Harward H. Partial and total-order planning: evidence from normal and prefrontally damaged populations. Cognitive Science 25:941-975, 2001.

Raizner RD, Song J, Levin HS. Raising the ceiling: the Tower of London - extended version. Developmental Neuropsychology, 21:1-14, 2002.

Verger K, Junque C, Levin HS et al. Correlation of atrophy measures on MRI with neuropsychological sequelae in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 15:211-221, 2001.

York MK, Levin HS, Grossman RG. Pallidotomy and psychological outcomes. J Neurosurg, 94(5):866-868, 2001.

Levin HS, Zhang L, Dennis M, Ewing-Cobbs L, Schachar R, Max J, Landis JA, Roberson G, Scheibel RS, et al. Psychosocial outcome of TBI in children with unilateral frontal lesions. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 10:305-316, 2004.

Levin HS. Neuroplasticity following nonpenetrating traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj, 17(8):665-674, 2003.

Levin HS, Hanten G, Zhang L, et al. Changes in working memory after traumatic brain injury in children. Neuropsychol, 18:240-247, 2004.

Levin HS, Zhang L, Dennis M, Ewing-Cobbs L, Schachar R, Max J, Landis JA, Roberson G, Scheibel RS, et al. Psychosocial outcome of TBI in children with unilateral frontal lesions. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 10:305-316, 2004.

Brookshire B, Levin HS, Song JX. Components of executive function in typically developing and head-injured children. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:61-84, 2004.

Chapman SB, Sparks G, Levin HS, Dennis M, Roncadin CR, Zhang L, Song J. Discourse macrolevel processing after severe pediatric traumatic brain injury. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:37-60, 2004.

Dennis M, Levin HS. Developmental, time and injury variables in the neurocognitive outcome of childhood head injury. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:1-4, 2004.

Ewing-Cobbs L, Barnes MA, Fletcher JM, Levin HS, Swank PR, Song J. Modeling of longitudinal academic achievement scores after pediatric traumatic brain injury. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:107-134, 2004.

Hanten G, Dennis M, Zhang L, Barnes MA, Roberson G, Archibald J, Song JX, Levin HS. Childhood head injury and metacognition processes in language and memory. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:86-106, 2004.

Hanten G, Levin HS. Head injury. In: Eichenbaum H, Roediger H, Thompson R (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Learning and Memory (2nd edition). Farmington, MacMillian-Gale Group, 2003.

Hanten G, Stallings G, Song JX, Levin HS. Subject ordered pointing task performance following severe traumatic brain injury in adults. Brain Inj, 17(8):871-872, 2003.

McCauley SR, Levin HS. Prospective memory in children with severe traumatic brain injury. Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:5-20, 2004.

McCauley SR, Levin HS. Prospective memory in pediatric traumatic brain injury. In: Dennis M, Levin HS (Eds.) Childhood Head Injury: Developmental and Recovery Variables. Mahwah, Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates, 2004.

Newsome MR, Hunter JV, Scheibel RS, Wang ZJ, Levin HS. Differential patterns of activation during a working memory task in children following traumatic brain injury. Proceedings of the 21st Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, (Biloxi, Mississippi), November 2003. Abstract.

Schachar R, Levin HS, Max J, et al. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and inhibition deficit after closed head injury in children: do preinjury behavior, injury severity and recovery variables predict outcome? Dvpmtl Neuropsychol, 25:159-177, 2004.

Scheibel RS, Levin HS. Working memory and the functional neuroanatomy of the frontal lobes. Cortex, 40:218-219, 2004.

Scheibel RS, Pearson DA, Faria LP, Kotrla KJ, Aylward E, Bachevalier J, Levin HS. An fMRI study of executive functioning after severe diffuse TBI. Brain Inj, 17:919-930, 2003.


Contact Information

Harvey S. Levin, Ph.D.
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
1709 Dryden Road, Suite #725

Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-7566
Fax: 713-798-6898
hlevin@bcm.edu


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