​Lisa A. Morrow, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine;
Director, Neurobehavioral Toxicology Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC  412-246-6378 morrowla@upmc.edu
Dr. Morrow’s training and clinical experience is in the area of neuropsychology, with an emphasis on aging, traumatic brain injury and neurotoxic exposure.
Dr. Morrow attended Stephens College in Columbia, MO, receiving a BA in Psychology and Biology.  She received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in Cognitive Psychology in 1986.  She completed postdoctoral work at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC and at the University of Pittsburgh. 
Dr. Morrow is a tenured professor and board-certified neuropsychologist with more than 25 years experience in clinical and epidemiological research addressing neurobehavioral and psychiatric functioning in adults. Her work has specifically dealt with information-processing and cognitive deficiencies (e.g., memory, attention) that result from various medical disorders (e.g., diabetes), exposure to various neurotoxins (e.g., lead, solvents), head injury, and cognitive decline in older individuals with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease. She has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health for the past 20 years.  Dr. Morrow helped to develop and publish several normative studies of neuropsychological tests and test batteries, including the Pittsburgh Occupational Exposures Test Battery (POET), a continuous performance test, and a computer-based assessment of mild cognitive impairment (CAMCI) to aid in the early detection of mental status changes in the elderly.   
A complete list of Dr. Morrow's publications is available upon request.

​Board Certifications

American Board of Profession Neuropsychology

Hospital Privileges

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian

Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association
International Neuropsychological Society
National Academy of Neuropsychology

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