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Dr. Sherman is a specialist in child and adult clinical neuropsychology. Her specific interests include language disorders, dementing processes,and cognitive and affective functioning in individuals with cerebellar disorders.
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Dr. Sherman received her Ph.D. from Cornell University and did her clinical postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins University Medical School and research fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been a psychologist at MGH since 1989 and has served as director of Neuropsychology at MGH since 1991. Dr. Sherman is the co-director of the Parnter's Consortium Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology. Her clinical expertise is in the fields of child and adult neuropsychology, with specific interests in language based learning disabilities, aphasia, dementing disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and Frontotemporal dementia, and cerbellar disorders. Dr. Sherman is a professor at Harvard Medical School in the department of neurology.
Cognitive and affective functioning in children and adults with cerebellar disorders
Cognitive and language impairments in individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's disease
Cognitive effects of proton beam radiation on adults with low grade glioma
Cognitive functioning in neuroendocrine disorders
Schmahmann JD, Sherman JC. The cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome. Clinical features of a newly defined entity, Brain, 1998; 121: 561-579.
Sherman, JC. Normal and LD development of academic skills. In Wolf LE, Schreiber H and Wasserstein J. Adult Learning Disorders: Contemporary Issues. Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis, 2008: 3-24.
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