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Neal McGrath, Ph.D.
New England’s First Credentialed
Neal McGrath, Ph.D. is a well-known neuropsychologist in the Boston area and has more than 25 years of clinical experience. He specializes in the evaluation and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injuries. Dr. McGrath is New England's first Credentialed ImPACT© Consultant. His work has been featured on WBUR, WCVB-TV and WGBH-TV's Greater Boston. He is the Clinical Director and founder of Sports Concussion New England, now serving dozens of schools as well as individual student athletes from many high schools, colleges, and elementary schools in New England.
In the fall of 2010 Dr. McGrath served on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Clinical Advisory Committee to assist with the development of departmental regulations for the state's new concussion safety law.
In June of 2011 Dr. McGrath was presented with the National Athletic Trainers' Association Clint Thompson Award for Clinical Advancement for his paper "Supporting the Student-Athlete in the Classroom after a Sport Related Concussion" which appeared in The Journal of Athletic Training in October/November 2010.
Dr. McGrath is also a Consulting Neuropsychologist for the NeuroRestorative (formerly MENTOR) Acquired Brain Injury Program, the Massachusetts Statewide Head Injury Program, and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. He developed and consulted for many years to New England Rehabilitation Hospital's Head Injury Community Services program in Quincy. He has also collaborated on clinical research for the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Grant at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Dr. McGrath maintains a private practice in neuropsychological evaluation of adolescents and adults in Brookline, MA. He sees patients with a variety of acquired brain injuries as well as for evaluation of learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) and Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology), and the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society. Dr. McGrath has given numerous presentations on sports concussion management and brain injury at professional meetings and conferences.
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