Alexandra Jackson, PsyD, Neuropsychologist
Alexandra Jackson, PsyD Neuropsychologist

Dr. Jackson received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. She completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at WestSide NeuroRehabiltation Services in Lewiston, Maine, in 2011, where she evaluated and treated individuals with acquired brain injury. Her work at WestSide also involved scientific research on brain injury, and she has presented her findings at several international neuropsychological conferences. Dr. Jackson specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation and management of sports-related concussion injuries. She is particularly interested in the gender differences in concussion injuries.

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Neal McGrath, PhD, Neuropsychologist
Neal McGrath, PhD Neuropsychologist

Dr. McGrath is a nationally-recognized neuropsychologist in the area of sports concussion. He has practiced in the Boston area for the last 30 years, specializing in the evaluation and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injuries. In 2011, Dr. McGrath was presented with the National Athletic Trainers' Association Clint Thompson Award for Clinical Advancement for his paper "Supporting the Student-Athlete in the Classroom after a Sport Related Concussion", and has collaborated on a number of clinical studies about concussion recovery. He is a consulting neuropsychologist for the NeuroRestorative Acquired Brain Injury Program, the Massachusetts Statewide Head Injury Program, and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, and is a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant.

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Katelynn Cataldo, AGPCNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner
Katelynn Cataldo, AGPCNP-BC Nurse Practitioner

Katelynn is a board-certified adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner and holds a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Worcester. She is also certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is currently working on becoming a credentialed ImPACT consultant with a focus on post-injury care.

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Ellen McKinnon, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner
Ellen McKinnon, FNP-C Nurse Practitioner

Ellen is a board-certified family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Connecticut. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in nursing from Regis College in Weston, Mass. Before joining the Emerson team, she worked at community walk-in clinics for several years in various locations around the state. Ellen grew up in Connecticut and now lives with her husband and two dogs in central Massachusetts.

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Kristen McLoughlin, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner
Kristen McLoughlin, FNP-BC Nurse Practitioner

Kristen is a board-certified family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and went on to obtain her master’s in nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. She is a lifelong athlete, having competed in track and field and club soccer in college. She currently plays on a women’s soccer team on the weekends.

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Patty Wheeler, Clinical Concussion Navigator
Patty Wheeler Clinical Concussion Navigator

Patty has worked for more than a decade treating patients in both the hospital and rehab settings, including with Emerson’s Transitional Care Unit and, most recently, working with outpatients at Emerson’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies at the Thoreau Club. She brings a variety of clinical experience with her to guide our patients in her new role as the clinical concussion navigator for the Cantu Concussion Center. The experiences she values most have been those opportunities to assist patients along their course of rehab to improve their current condition and enhance their quality of life. Patty lives locally with her husband and enjoys spending time outdoors, as well as practicing yoga and needle felting artistry.

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Matthew White, M.Ed, ATC, PES, Head Athletic Trainer
Matthew White, M.Ed, ATC, PES Head Athletic Trainer

Mr. White graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology: athletic training and from Boston University with a master’s in human movement. He has spent the past fourteen years working in professional hockey with the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks organizations. He also has experience working with collegiate athletes from the College of the Holy Cross and Boston University.

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