Eric Larson, PhD, ABPP-CN
Eric Larson is the neuropsychologist of the Brain Injury Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He has worked in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology at RIC for over ten years. He performs neuropsychological evaluations of inpatients on the brain injury floor as well as for a variety of neurological populations from RIC's Outpatient Clinic and day rehabilitation programs. He provides psychotherapy and patient-family education in these settings.
Dr. Larson received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Fuller School of Psychology in Pasadena, California where he received three Lee Edward Travis awards for his academic work. He received specialized training in neuropsychology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center and at Northwestern University. After coming to RIC, he was awarded a Donnelley Fellowship to continue his studies in neuropsychology. He was subsequently certified as a neuropsychologist by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and is currently a member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Larson's research activities focus on changes in cognitive functioning in people with neurological injury or illness.
As part of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Dr. Larson provides neuropsychological testing, particularly for those patients undergoing evaluation for Deep Brain Stimulation surgery.