Grant Iverson, PhD

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 Grant Iverson, Ph.D.

 

Biography

Dr. Grant Iverson is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Sport Concussion Program. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Program for Home Base, Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a clinician scientist in the area of outcome from mild traumatic brain injury in athletes, civilians, service members, and veterans. He is a leading proponent of a broad-based biopsychosocial theory of good and poor outcome following mild neurotrauma. Dr. Iverson is an active clinical researcher in the areas of mild traumatic brain injury, depression, and the clinical and psychometric aspects of neuropsychological assessment. Over the course of his career, he has published more than 325 empirical articles, reviews, and book chapters.

Dr. Iverson serves in an advisory capacity to organizations and governments on matters relating to mild injuries to the brain in sports, civilian life, and military service. He served on the consensus panels for the 3rd and 4th International Conferences on Concussion in Sport in Zurich, Switzerland in 2008 and 2012, and the 5th International Conference in Berlin in 2016. He was a founding member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Subcommittee of the Defense Health Board, a civilian advisory board to the United States Secretary of Defense. He served as an Advisor to the Neurocognitive Disorders Workgroup (Traumatic Brain Injury) for the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-V). He is the immediate past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.