Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D.Professor and Director of Clinical Programs
Dr. Ewing-Cobbs is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and holds the Harriet and Joe Foster Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience. She received her master’s and doctorate degrees in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Houston.
As the Director of Clinical Programs for the Children’s Learning Institute, Dr. Ewing-Cobbs oversees the operations of multidisciplinary clinics providing diagnostic assessment and intervention services to children and adults with acquired or developmental differences, including the Dan L. Duncan Children’s Neurodevelopmental Clinic and the Center for Autism and Related Conditions. Through evidence-based outreach programs, the clinic provides academic enrichment as well as intensive, evidence-based Tier II and III intervention in reading and math to students in grades k-5 enrolled at area public, charter, and private schools. During FY 2017, our clinical programs served over 2,500 children.
Dr. Ewing-Cobbs also directs the Brain, Behavior, and Injury Outcomes Program. She is currently the principal investigator or co-investigator on several grants funded by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Child Health and Development, Department of Defense, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The projects include neuropsychological outcome studies examining the trajectory of brain, psychological health, and behavioral outcomes in infants, children, and adults with traumatic brain injury; bench to bedside translational studies using cellular therapies to prevent secondary neural damage after brain injury; and characterizing met and unmet physical and psychological health needs that can impact public policy decisions.
Dr. Ewing-Cobbs has authored or co-authored more than 125 research articles and book chapters in the area of child neuropsychology. She has served on the editorial board of several journals and national research review and policy panels. As an active member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston, Dr. Ewing-Cobbs supervises clinical training and research projects for pre-doctoral candidates in the Neuropsychology track of the Clinical Psychology program.
|Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D.|
|Professor and Director of Clinical Programs|