About Molly Colvin, PhD

Dr. Molly Colvin is a Staff Neuropsychologist at MGH's Psychology Assessment Center (PAC) and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Colvin graduated from Wellesley College, completed a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience at Dartmouth College, and completed a clinical psychology program at Suffolk University. Her clinical training included a psychology internship at MGH and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in Massachusetts. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology with subspecialty certification in pediatric neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).

Dr. Colvin performs neuropsychological evaluations of children and adults. She frequently evaluates pediatric patients who present with complex medical, psychiatric, and learning concerns. She evaluates adults who present with developmental, neuropsychiatric, or focal neurological conditions. Dr. Colvin's research broadly aims to understand how brain dysfunction manifests over the course of the lifespan within specific neuropsychiatric and neurological conditions.

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Psychology Assessment Center
One Bowdoin Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2927
Phone: 617-724-2225
Fax: 617-724-3726

Medical Education

  • PhD, Dartmouth College
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

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  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    • Colvin, M.K., Handy, T.C. & Gazzaniga, M.S. Hemispheric asymmetries in the parietal lobes. In A.M. Siegel, R.A. Andersen, H-J. Freund, & D.D. Spencer (Eds.) Adv Neurol., 2003; 93: 321-334.
    • Colvin MK, Gazzaniga MS. Split-brain cases. In: Velmans M, Schneider S (Eds) The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness. Malden MA: Blackwell, 2007: 181-192.
    • Putnam MC, Wig GS, Grafton ST, Kelley WM, & Gazzaniga, MS. Structural organization of the corpus callosum predicts the extent and impact of cortical activity in the nondominant hemisphere. J Neurosci, 2008, 28 (11): 2912-2918.
    • Colvin MK, Stern TA. Diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Virtual Rounds in Neurology). Online CME activity affiliated with the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2015.
    • Birnkrant DJ, Bushby K, Bann, CM, Apkon SD, Blackwell A, Colvin MK, Cripe L, Herron AR, Kennedy A, Kinnett K, Naprawa J, Noritz G, Poysky J, Street N, Trout C, Ward LM. Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 3: Updated care considerations on primary care and emergency medicine, psychosocial care, and transitions of care across the lifespan. Lancet Neurology, 2018; 17 (5): 445-455.
    • Colvin MK, Poysky J, Kinnett K, Damiani M, Gibbons M, Hoskin J, Moreland S, Trout CJ, Weidner N. Psychosocial care in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pediatrics, 2018 Oct; 142 (Suppl 2): S99-S109.