Gina Pfeifle, PhD

Dr. Pfeifle is an Assistant Clinical Professor and pediatric neuropsychologist in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine.

Dr. Pfeifle also serves as the Training Director for the Pediatric Neuropsychology Externship in the Division of Developmental Medicine. Her clinical work focuses on the provision of neuropsychological assessment services to children with a variety of medical conditions that affect cognitive functioning, with a primary focus on children with spina bifida, traumatic brain injuries, Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1), genetic disorders, and pediatric cancer.
Education
08/2013 - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
PhD, 08/2010 - School Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
07/2010 - Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Texas Children's Hospital
Publications
  1. Book review: The chasm cries out for a bridge
  2. In: S Goldstein & CR Reynolds (Eds.), Handbook of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Children
  3. In: SW Russ & LN Niec (Eds.), Play in Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Approaches
  4. Neuropsychological differences among children with Asperger syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and controls.
  5. Assessment feedback with parents and pre-adolescent children: A collaborative approach