Email:  matthew.thompson@childrensal.org

Degree / Specialization: Psy.D., Clinical Neuropsychology

Hospital / VA Affiliations: Children’s of Alabama

Administrative Title:  Clinical Neuropsychologist

Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Post-Doctoral Residency / Fellowship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Certifications: Alabama Licensure and Board-Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN)

Primary Role / Patient Populations: Neuropsychological assessment of children with TBI, epilepsy, and other neurological conditions

Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.

Research

Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly

Education

Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs

Patient Care

 Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs

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