Caleb Pearson, Psy.D
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Caleb Pearson, Psy.D, is a neuropsychologist and associate clinical professor in the departments of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Since 2014, he has been a practicum supervisor in neuropsychology, and leads the Human Brain Mapping Program for The University of Kansas Health System.
Previously, he was an assistant professor in neuropsychology at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
Dr. Pearson's research interests at KU Medical Center include the use of pre-operative fMRI to stratify risk of neurosurgical intervention in epilepsy and brain tumor populations. He has previously researched the use of brain volumetrics to predict postoperative epilepsy outcomes and the use of demographically corrected normative data in preoperative testing of epilepsy patients.
A national presenter and lecturer, he has authored and contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts. He is the principle editor of "Neurosurgical Neuropsychology: The Practical Application of Neuropsychology to the Neurosurgery Practice," which was published in 2019.
Dr. Pearson earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Northwest Missouri State University, as well as a master's degree in professional counseling and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Arizona School of Professional Psychology. He completed his internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and his residency in clinical neuropsychology at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.
A founding member of the Great Plains Neuropsychology Group, established in 2015, Dr. Pearson is highly active in the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, including serving as a regional representative, board certification examiner and member of the Student Affairs and Publication committees.
He is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology-Clinical Neuropsychology.
To learn more, visit Dr. Pearson's University of Kansas Health System bio.