- Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
- Director, Neurobehavior Program
- Director, Neuropsychology Service
- npliskin [at] uic.edu
- (312) 996-6217
Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
912 S. Wood St.
Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
Chicago IL 60612
- Dorothy Gawel
Dr. Pliskin is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology with years of experience working as a neuropsychologist and directing Neuropsychology training programs. He has a special interest in the neuropsychological sequelae of medical illness. Dr. Pliskin has published in the areas of renal disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia and is a nationally recognized expert in the area of electrical shock injuries.
Advisor, AMA/CPT Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee on behalf of the American Psychological Association. Former Chair, Practice Advisory Committee, American Psychological Association’s Division of Neuropsychology; Former Director of Continuing Education, International Neuropsychological Society.
Pliskin, N., Ammar, A., Fink, J., Hill, S., Malina, A., Ramati, A., Kelley, K. and Lee, R. Neuropsychological Changes Following Electrical Injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 17-23, 2006.
Ammar, A., Fink, J., Ramati, A., Kelley, K., Crawford, I., Bryant, F., Lee, R. and Pliskin, N. Memory functioning in electrically injured patients with and without PTSD. Acta Neuropsychologica, 4 (3), 119-124, 2006.
Wicklund, A., Ammar, A., Weitlauf, J., Heilbronner, R., Fink, J., Lee, R., Kelley, K. and Pliskin, N. MMPI-2 Patterns in Electrical Injury: A Controlled Investigation. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 22 (1), 98-111, 2008.
Ramati, A. Pliskin, N., Keedy, S. Erwin, R., Fink, J. Bodnar, E., Lee, R., Cooper, M. and Sweeney, J. Alteration in Functional Brain Systems After Electrical Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26(10):1815-22, 2009.
Ramati, A., Rubin, L., Wicklund, A., Pliskin, N., Ammar, A., Fink, J., Bodnar, E., Lee, R., Cooper, M. and Kelley, K. Prevalence of Psychiatric Morbidity Following Electrical Injury and Its Effects on Cognitive Functioning. General Hospital Psychiatry, 31(4):360-6, 2009.
Little, D.M., Kraus, M.F., Joseph, J., Geary, E.K., Susmaras, T., Zhou, X.J., Pliskin, N. and Gorelick, P.B. Thalamic integrity underlies executive dysfunction in traumatic brain injury. Neurology, 74(7), 558-564, 2010.
Festa, J.R., Schwarz, L., Pliskin, N. H., Cullum, C.M., Lacritz, L., Charbel, F., Matthews, M., Starke, R., Connolly, E.S., Marshall, R.S. and Lazar, R. M. Neurocognitive Function in Adult Moyamoya Disease. Journal of Neurology, 257(5), 806-815, 2010.
Geary, EK, Kraus, MF, Pliskin, N. and Little, DM. Verbal Learning Differences in Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16(3), 506-516, 2010.
Atkinson IC, Sonstegaard R, Pliskin, N., Thulborn KR. Vital Signs and Cognitive Function are Not Affected by 23-Sodium and 17-Oxygen MR Imaging of the Human Brain at 9.4 Tesla. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 32:82–87, 2010.