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Lea M. Ventura PhD

Lea M. Ventura
Designation
  • Pediatric Neuropsychologist
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Contact Information
  • ventura7 [at] uic.edu
  • (312) 996-7746
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
Website Assistant
  • Marisela Villarreal
  • (312) 996-6217
  • mvil [at] uic.edu

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Dr. Ventura is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry with a specialization in pediatric neuropsychology. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She completed a 1-year Clinical Internship in Pediatric Psychology at Rush University Medical Center and a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School. Clinical interests include the neuropsychological assessment of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide range of medical, neurodevelopmental, genetic, psychiatric, and learning disorders. Dr. Ventura’s research broadly aims to understand the neurocognitive sequelae of complex medical conditions, as well as the effects of their treatments.

Date Topic Category Status
11/15/2019 Sickle Cell Disease Past Event
11/01/2019 Pediatric and Adult Tumors of the CNS Past Event
10/04/2019 Neuropsychological Considerations in ADHD and Comorbid Disorders Past Event
09/27/2019 Neuropsychology of Pediatric and Adult Closed Head Injury Past Event
07/26/2019 Diagnosing Intellectual and Learning Disabilities Past Event
12/21/2018 Considerations in the Assessment of Bilingual Children Past Event
12/14/2018 Autism and the ADOS-2 Past Event
12/07/2018 Communication and Language Disorders Past Event
11/30/2018 Special Education Services and School Collaboration Past Event
11/16/2018 Tumors of the CNS Past Event
10/05/2018 Neuropsychological Considerations in ADHD and Comorbid Disorders Past Event
09/28/2018 Turner Syndrome & NVLD Past Event
09/14/2018 Neuropsychology of Pediatric and Adult Closed Head Injury Past Event
08/31/2018 Pediatric Epilepsy Past Event
08/17/2018 Neuropsychology of Cerebrovascular Disease/Sickle Cell Disease Past Event
08/10/2018 Diagnosing Intellectual and Learning Disabilities Past Event
02/02/2018 Sickle Cell Disease Past Event