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Elisabeth A. Wilde, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English

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Departments: Neurology - Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Adjunct Associate Professor, Radiology and Imaging Sciences - Adjunct Professor

Divisions: Clinical Radiology, Neuropsychology

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Dr. Elisabeth Wilde is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah. She also holds an appointment as a Health Research Scientist at the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System. Her research interests include the use of advanced forms of neuroimaging to enhance diagnosis and prognosis, monitor recovery and neurodegeneration, evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic intervention, and elucidate aspects of neuroplasticity in traumatic brain injury. As a clinical neuropsychologist, she has an interest in brain-behavior relationships involving cognitive, neurological, and functional outcome and clinical trials in traumatic brain injury and associated comorbidities. For the last 20 years, she has worked with patients with traumatic brain injury and concussion across a spectrum of age, severity, and acuity, with particular interests in children and adolescents, athletes, and Veteran and Active Duty Service Members with concussion or traumatic brain injury. She has participated in over 40 federally-funded clinical projects in TBI, and has authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Wilde is currently the Director of the Neuroimaging Core for the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs co-funded Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC)/Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) Neuroimaging Core and has been actively involved in the International Common Data Elements (CDE) initiative and co-leads the Enhancing Neuroimaging Genetics Meta-analysis (ENIGMA) Working Group for TBI.

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Michigan Medical Center
Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology
Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellow
Internship Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology
Doctoral Training Brigham Young University
Clinical Psychology
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Majors: English and Psychology
Undergraduate Eotvos Lorland Tudomany Egytem
Majors: English and Psychology
B.A., B.S.

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