Dalin Pulsipher, PhD

Dalin Pulsipher, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Epilepsy Program
Neurobehavioral Health
NeuroDevelopmental Science Center


Akron Children's Hospital
NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 4400
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8050
Fax: 330-543-8054
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Undergraduate School

Brigham Young University

Graduate School

MS and PhD, Clinical Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Chicago, IL


Pediatric Neuropsychology/Psychology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM


Neuropsychology, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Psychology, Kent State University
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University


American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

Ohio Psychological Association

American Psychological Association Division 40: Society for Neuropsychology

Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training - Programming Officer (2010-2013)

International Neuropsychological Society

Clinical Interests

Neuropsychological assessment of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children with known or suspected neurological/neurodevelopmental disorders

Research Interests

Epilepsy, sports-related concussion, traumatic brain injury, neuroimaging


Pulsipher, D.T., Stricker,N., Saedk,J.R., Haaland,K.Y. (2013). Clinical utility of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB) after unilateral stroke. The Clinical Neuropsychologist,27(6),924-945.

Pulsipher, D., Hermann, B., Loring, D., Bell, B., & Seidenberg, M. (2013). Secondary influences on neuropsychological test performance in epilepsy. In Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Test Performance (Evidence-Based Practices). Peter Arnett (Ed.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Pulsipher, D.T., Campbell, R.A., McGrew, C.A., Thoma, R., & King, J.H. (2011). Neuroimaging applications in sports concussion. Diagnostic Imaging Europe, July, 29-30.

Pulsipher, D.T., Dabbs, K., Tuchsherer, V., Sheth, R.D., Koehn, M., Hermann , B., & Seidenberg, M. (2011). Thalamofrontal neurodevelopment in new-onset pediatric idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Neurology, 76 (1), 28-33

Pulsipher, D.T., Campbell, R.A., Thoma, R., & King, J.H. (2011). A critical review of neuroimaging applications in sports concussions. Current Sports Medicine Reports, 10 (1), 14-20.

Tuchsherer, V., Seidenberg, M., Pulsipher, D., Lancaster, M., Guidotti, L., & Hermann, B. (2010). Extrahippocampal integrity in temporal lobe epilepsy and cognition: thalamus and executive functioning. Epilepsy & Behavior, 17 (4), 478-482.

Hutchinson, E., Pulsipher, D., Dabbs, K., Myers y Guiterrez, A., Sheth, R., Jones, J., Seidenberg, M.,
Meyerand, B., & Hermann, B. (2010). Children with new onset epilepsy exhibit diffusion abnormalities in cerebral white matter in the absence of volumetric differences. Epilepsy Research, 88 (2-3), 208-214.

Pulsipher, D.T., Seidenberg, M., & Hermann, B. (2009). Line bisection performance and maturation in healthy
children. Brain Imaging & Behavior, 3 (4), 307-316.

Seidenberg, M., Pulsipher, D.T., & Hermann, B. (2009). Association of epilepsy and comorbid conditions. Future Neurology, 4 (5), 663-668.

Pulsipher, D.T., Seidenberg, M., Guidotti, L., Bolender, V., Morton, J., & Hermann, B. (2009). Thalamofrontal circuitry and executive dysfunction in recent-onset juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Epilepsia, 50 (5), 1210-1219.

Seidenberg, M., Hermann, B., Pulsipher, D.T., Morton, J., Parrish, J., Geary, B., & Guidotti, L. (2008). Effects of thalamic atrophy on cognition in unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14 (3), 384-393.

Pulsipher, D.T., Seidenberg, M., Morton, J.J., Geary, B., Parrish, J., & Hermann, B. (2007). MRI volume loss
of subcortical structures in unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 11(3), 442-449.

Seidenberg, M., Pulsipher, D.T., & Hermann, B. (2007). Cognitive progression in epilepsy. Neuropsychology
Review, 17 (4), 445-454.

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