Dr. Mark Sherer

Mark Sherer skal forelese om posttraumatisk forvirring (plenum og parallellsesjon).

 Dr. Mark Sherer

Dr. Mark Sherer is Senior Scientist and Associate Vice President for Research at TIRR Memorial Hermann. He is Clinical Professor of PhysicalMedicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and the University ofTexas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Sherer is a board certified neuropsychologist with over 30 years’ experience as an administrator, clinician, educator, and investigator. In his current position, he provides overall guidance to research programs at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Dr. Sherer’s clinical work has focused on community integration services for persons with brain injury. He developed community integration programs in two states and also directed the TIRR Challenge Community Integration Program. As an educator, Dr. Sherer has developed two post-doctoral training programs in clinical neuropsychology and mentored a large number of students and junior faculty over the years. Dr. Sherer has published over 125 peer reviewed articles and served as principal investigator or co-investigator on numerous grants. He and Dr. Angelle Sander have published an edited text entitled, “Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury.” Dr. Sherer has developed scales that are commonly used clinically and in research including the Awareness Questionnaire and the Confusion Assessment Protocol.

 

Dr. Sherer is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and his contributions to brain injury rehabilitation research and clinical practice have been recognized with the Mitchell Rosenthal Award, the Leonard Dillard Award, and the Williams Fields Caveness Award.

He has published more than 100 articles and book chapters and has given numerous presentations to state, national and international conferences. Dr. Sherer serves on editorial boards for Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, and Rehabilitation Psychology.