Dr. Seth Warschausky

Seth A. Warschausky, PhD

Director, Michigan Adapted Cognitive Assessment Laboratory
Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pediatric Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Warschausky is a Professor and pediatric neuropsychologist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  In his current role as Co-Principal Investigator for the NIH-funded Pediatrac Project, he conducts complex longitudinal studies to refine parent report measures of child development. He is the Director of the Neurodevelopmental Assessment Core within the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, serving to support clinical trials with resources and expertise in developmental, psychological and neuropsychological outcomes assessment. His research has included a long-standing focus on the neuropsychology of cerebral palsy. He served on the NINDS/AACPDM Cerebral Palsy Common Data Elements workgroup. He is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Rehabilitation Psychology and Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. He also is on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the Medical Advisory Board for Hope for HIE.

Areas of Practice

  • Pediatric traumatic brain injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Learning disabilities and other childhood neurodevelopmental condition


Medical School or Training

Wayne State University, Clinical Psychology, 1989

Professional Organizations

American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders

American Psychological Association, International

Neuropsychological Society

Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology of cerebral palsy
  • Neuropsychological effects of pediatric traumatic brain injury
  • Neuropsychological effects of sleep disorders in children with cleft conditions