Greta Wilkening, PsyD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology

Graduate Schools :
  • PsyD, University of Colorado Denver (1980)
  • MEd, University of Missouri - Columbia (1974)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Carleton College (MN) (1973)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology
  • Director, Neuropsychology

Research Interests

I have been involved in numerous clinical studies, including the NIH funded Children's Absence Epilepsy study, the Biliary Atresia Research Consortium (longitudinal assessment of cognitive functions), a long-term follow-up study of patients who have liver transplants, studies of the cognitive side effects of medications (including AED's and other medications) and a longitudinal study of children with urea cycle disorders.


  • Goldenberg NA, Jenkins S, Jack J, Armstrong-Wells J, Fenton LZ, Stence NV, Oleszek J, Boada R, Wilkening GN, Wilkinson C, Soep JB, Miyamoto SD, Bajaj L, Mourani PM, Manco-Johnson MJ, Bernard TJ. Arteriopathy, D-Dimer, and Risk of Poor Neurologic Outcome in Childhood-Onset Arterial Ischemic Stroke. J Pediatr. 2012 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23260102
  • Wilkening GN, Madden JR. Memory disorders in children with central nervous system germ cell tumors. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2012 May-Jun;29(3):161-70. PubMed PMID: 22647728
  • Qi XS, Stinauer M, Rogers B, Madden JR, Wilkening GN, Liu AK. Potential for improved intelligence quotient using volumetric modulated arc therapy compared with conventional 3-dimensional conformal radiation for whole-ventricular radiation in children. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Dec 1;84(5):1206-11. PubMed PMID: 22516805
  • Levy JM, Tello T, Giller R, Wilkening G, Quinones R, Keating AK, Liu AK. Late effects of total body irradiation and hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children under 3 years of age. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr;60(4):700-4. PubMed PMID: 22848000

Professional Memberships

  • National Academic of Neuropsychology, Fellow
  • International Neuropsychological Association, Member
  • American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Psychology, Board Certification (1985)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology, Board Certification (1985)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Mental Health and Behavior
Clinical Interests
I have had extensive experience in neuropsychological assessment; evaluating patients since 1980.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PsyD, University of Colorado Denver (1980)
  • MEd, University of Missouri - Columbia (1974)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Carleton College (MN) (1973)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neurology