Shannon Dennis PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr. Dennis has a wide range of skills when it comes to neuropsychological evaluations. She performs evaluations for children and adolescents with acquired brain injuries, genetic disorders that affect cognition, brain tumors and central nervous-system cancers, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as learning disabilities and dyslexia, ADHD, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and autism spectrum disorder.

Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Advanced Neuropsychology and Pediatric Psychology Services
Primary Supervisor of pediatric rehabilitation psychology postdoctoral fellows
Member, Trauma Peer Review Committee

She worked hard to become qualified for these tasks. Here is some of her training:

Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Flint, Mich.
Post-doctoral fellowship in Health Psychology

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (at Palo Alto University), Palo Alto, Calif.
Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, specialization in neuropsychology

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine-Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Md.
Pre-doctoral internship

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Mich.
Specialist in School Psychology

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (at Palo Alto University), Palo Alto, Calif.
Master of science degree in Psychology

Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, Mich.
Bachelor of science degree in Psychology

When she finished her academic training and two year fellowship, she joined the faculty at Hurley Medical Center, a teaching hospital, where she supervises postdoctoral fellows and coordinates teaching experiences for pediatric residents at ANPPS. Her academic appointment is:

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Mich.
Adjunct Associate Professor

While Dr. Dennis provides neuropsychological evaluation to the pediatric population, she also provides intervention. She serves infants, children, adolescents, and young adults who are admitted to Hurley for conditions such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, encephalitis and meningitis.