Christopher Nguyen, PhDAssistant Professor & Neuropsychologist
Director of Neuropsychology Research 

Behavioral Health Olentangy River Road
3650 Olentangy River Road, Suite 310
Columbus, OH 43214
614-366-2315 (phone)
614-366-2359 (fax)

Dr. Nguyen is an attending neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. He is the Director of the Neuropsychology Research Laboratory and is involved in education and training activities.

Research Interests

  • Cognitive aging, decision making, and civil capacities
  • Cross-cultural considerations in neuropsychology
  • Neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric sequelae of neurodegenerative disease
  • Neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric sequelae of cancer and rare blood disorders

Selected Publications

Humeidan, M., Reyes, J.P., Mavarez-martinez, A., Roeth, C., Nguyen, C. M., Sheridan, E., Zuleta-Alarcon, A., Otey, A., Abdel-Rasoul, M., & Bergese, S. (2020). Impact of cognitive prehabilitation on the incidence of postoperative delirum among adults undergoning major non-cardiac surgery: The Neurobics randomized clinical trial. JAMA Surgery, 156(2); 148-156. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4371

Nguyen, C. M., Santos, O., & Fujii, D. (2021). Individual and cultural diversity competencies. In C. Block (Ed.), The neuropsychologist’s roadmap: A training and career guide (pp. 283–297). American Psychological Association.

Nguyen, C. M., Tan, A., Nguyen, A., Lee, G., Qi, W., Thaler, N., Fujii, D. (2021). Cross-cultural considerations for teleneuropsychology with Asian patients. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. (Online ahead of print), 1-15.

Kenepp, A., Johnson, E., Lee, G. J., Sunderaraman, P., Denbrug, N., & Nguyen, C. M. (2021. A comprehensive approach to assessment of testamentary capacity. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Tran, B., Nguyen, A., Ba, Caroline, & Nguyen, C. M. (in press). Neuropsychological Assessment of Vietnamese Americans. In F. Irani (Ed.), A Handbook of Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychological Assessment: Developing Understanding through Global Case Studies (pp. TBA).Taylor & Francis Group. 



Education and Training

PhD: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 
Residency: Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 
Fellowship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Editorial Activities

  • Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology

Professional Memberships

  • Asian Neuropsychology Association 
  • Vietnamese Neuropsychology Network
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • American Psychological Association

Clinical profile

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