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Julie K. Janecek, PhD

Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago
912 S. Wood Street (MC 913),
Chicago, IL 60612
Office Phone: 312-996-6217
E-mail: jjanecek@psych.uic.edu
Assistant Name:Dorothy Gawel

Nelson, L.D., Janecek, J.K., & McCrea, M.A. (in press). Acute clinical recovery from sport-related concussion. Neuropsychology Review.  

McCrea, M.A., Janecek, J.K., Powell, M., & Hammeke, T.A. (in press). Traumatic brain injury and postconcussion syndrome. In M. Parsons & T. Hammeke (Eds.), Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment, 3rd Ed. 

Swanson, S.J., Chapin, J.S., & Janecek, J.K. (in press). The neuropsychology of epilepsy. In M. Parsons & T. Hammeke (Eds.), Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment, 3rd Ed.

Janecek, J.K., Winstanley, F.S., Sabsevitz, D.S., Raghavan, M., Mueller, W. & Binder, J.R., & Swanson, S.J. (2013). Naming outcome after left or right temporal lobectomy in patients with bilateral language representation by Wada testing. Epilepsy & Behavior, 58, 95-8 

Janecek, J.K., Swanson, S.J., Sabsevitz, D.S., Hammeke, T.A., Raghavan, M. & Binder, J.R. (2013). Naming outcome in patients with discordant Wada and fMRI language lateralization. Epilepsy & Behavior, 27, 399-403.  

Janecek, J.K., Swanson, S.J., Sabsevitz, D.S., Hammeke, T.A., Raghavan, M., Rozman, M. & Binder, J.R. (2013). Language lateralization by fMRI and Wada testing in 229 epilepsy patients: Rates and predictors of discordance. Epilepsia, 54, 314-22. 

Julie K. Janecek, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Dr. Janecek is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry. She received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Marquette University. She completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Janecek completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of adults with neurological and psychiatric disorders, with particular interests in epilepsy, head injury, and memory disorders. Her research interests include the use of functional MRI language mapping in the presurgical evaluation of epilepsy patients and predictors of cognitive outcome after temporal lobectomy.  


Clinical neuropsychology, functional MRI, epilepsy, head injury, memory disorders


International Neuropsychological Society; American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology



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    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
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    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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