Thomas Wodushek, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of North Texas (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Wisconsin–Madison (WI) (1995)
Internship:
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Program
Fellowships:
  • University of Virginia Program, Clinical Neuropsychology (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Neurosurgery

Professional Titles

  • Clinic Director of Neuropsychology Service at UCHealth-Anschutz

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2012)
    School of Medicine, Neurosurgery
    Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Associate Professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Neurosurgery

Publications

  • Kluger BM, Drees C, Wodushek TR, Frey L, Strom L, Brown MG, Bainbridge JL, Fischer SN, Shrestha A, Spitz M. Would people living with epilepsy benefit from palliative care?. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 Jan;114(Pt A):107618. PubMed PMID: 33246892
  • Domen CH, Greher MR, Hosokawa PW, Barnes SL, Hoyt BD, Wodushek TR. Are Established Embedded Performance Validity Test Cut-Offs Generalizable to Patients With Multiple Sclerosis?. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2020 Jul 24;35(5):511-516. PubMed PMID: 32186676
  • Wodushek TR, Domen CH. Comparing two models of performance validity assessment in patients with Parkinson's disease who are candidates for deep brain stimulation surgery. Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 2020 Jan-Feb;27(1):9-21. PubMed PMID: 30183361
  • Domen CH, Greher MR, Hosokawa PW, Barnes SL, Hoyt BD, Wodushek TR. Are Established Embedded Performance Validity Test Cut-Offs Generalizable to Patients With Multiple Sclerosis?. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2020 Jul 24;35(5):511-516. PubMed PMID: 32186676
  • Wodushek TR, Greher MR. Performance Validity Testing in Neuropsychology: Methods for Measurement Development and Maximizing Diagnostic Accuracy. J Psychiatr Pract. 2017 May;23(3):214-220. PubMed PMID: 28492460
  • Greher MR, Wodushek TR. Performance Validity Testing in Neuropsychology: Scientific Basis and Clinical Application-A Brief Review. J Psychiatr Pract. 2017 Mar;23(2):134-140. PubMed PMID: 28291039
  • Nelson, A.P., Roper, B.L., Slomine, B.S….Wodushek, T.R. (2016): Official Position of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN): Guidelines for Practicum Training in Clinical Neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist DOI:10.1080/13854046.2015.1117658
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Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, Full Member

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Concussion Multidisciplinary Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 5th Fl
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology, Board Certification (2007)
  • American Board of Professional Psychology - Clinical Neuropsychology, Board Certification (2007)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Mental Health and Behavior
Clinical Interests
Neuropsychologists are interested in the relationship between various neurologic diseases or injuries and their impact on patients cognitive and emotional functioning.

Public Speaking
Yes
Recent teaching/speaking activities have focused on my clinical and research interests including decision-making with performance validity testing and role of the neuropsychologist in epilepsy surgery programs.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of North Texas (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Wisconsin–Madison (WI) (1995)
Internships:
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Program (0001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Virginia Program, Clinical Neuropsychology (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Neurosurgery
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