Megan Kramer, Ph.D.

Megan Kramer, PhD

Kennedy Krieger Institute
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: (443) 923-4442
Email: Kramerm@kennedykrieger.org

 

Dr. Kramer is a staff neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology. Dr. Kramer provides clinical neuropsychological services to children throughout the Kennedy Krieger Institute's Rehabilitation Continuum of Care, including the inpatient neurorehabilitation service, Sports NeuroRehabilitation Concussion Clinic, and Community Rehabilitation program. She also provides services through the Department of Neuropsychology Outpatient Assessment Programs.


Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Kramer received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 2009, and completed her pre-doctoral internship training at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University School of Medicine. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Kramer completed a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Kramer joined the Kennedy Krieger Institute staff in 2011. She is a licensed psychologist in Maryland, and provides training and supervision to pre-doctoral externs, interns, and post-doctoral fellows.


Research Summary:

Dr. Kramer's primary research interests involve measuring and predicting outcomes following pediatric brain injury. Her previous projects have used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to examine brain correlates of performance during cognitive tasks in children with traumatic brain injuries. Her current projects focus on characterizing the recovery trajectories of children with disorders of consciousness and examining early predictors of outcome in this population. In addition, Dr. Kramer is also interested in examining factors impacting recovery from mild traumatic brain injury.