Aase_Darrin_720x720Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
3650 Olentangy River Road, Suite 310
Columbus, OH 43214


Research Interests

Neuropsychological assessment and sequelae of:

  • Addiction/dual-diagnosis
  • PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Medical Conditions

Education and Training

  • PhD: DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, Oak Forest, IL
  • Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL


  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Society of Addiction Psychology
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • International Neuropsychological Society


  • 2017 American Psychological Association Early Career Achievement Award
  • 2014 American Psychological Association Early Career Achievement Award

Selected Publications

Postal, K., Bilder, R., Lanca, M., Aase, D.M., Barisa, M., Holland, A.A., Lacritz, L., Harder, L., Lechuga, D., McPherson, S., Morgan, J., & Salinas, C. (in press). InterOrganizational Practice Committee Guidance/Recommendation for Models of Care During the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.

Aase, D.M., Soble, J.R., Shepard, P., Akagi, K., Schroth, C., Greenstein, J.E., Proescher, E., & Phan, K.L. (2020). Concordance of embedded performance and symptom validity tests and associations with mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder among post-9/11 veterans. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acaa053

Bilder, R., Postal, K., Barisa, M., Aase, D.M., Cullum, M., Gillaspy, S., Harder, L., Kanter, G., Lanca, M., Lechuga, D., Morgan, J., Most, R., Puente, A., Salinas, C., Woodhouse, J. (2020). InterOrganizational Practice Committee Recommendations/Guidance for Teleneuropsychology (TeleNP) in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2020.1767214

Aase, D.M., Babione, J.M., Proescher, E., Greenstein, J.E., DiGangi, J.A., Schroth, C., Kennedy, A.E., Feeley, S., Tan, M., Cosio, D., & Phan, K.L. (2018). Impact of PTSD on post-concussive symptoms, neuropsychological functioning, and pain in post-9/11 veterans with mild traumatic brain injury. Psychiatry Research, 268, 460-466. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.08.019

Aase, D.M., Gorka, S.M., Greenstein, J.E., Proescher, E., Crane, N.A., Everett, L., Hassan, I., Osborn, A., Schroth, C., Kennedy-Krage, A.E, & Phan, K.L. (2018). Cognitive reappraisal moderates the relationship between PTSD symptoms and alcohol use over time in post-9/11 U.S. military veterans. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 191, 159-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.06.032

Fitzgerald, J.M., Gorka, S.M., Kujawa, A., DiGangi, J., Proescher, E., Greenstein, J.E., Aase, D.M., Schroth, C., Afshar, K., Kennedy, A., Hajcak, G., Phan, K.L. (2018). Neural indices of emotional reactivity and regulation predict course of PTSD symptoms in combat-exposed veterans. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 82, 255-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2017.11.005

Crane, N.A., Gorka, S.M., Burkhouse, K.L., Afshar, K., Greenstein, J.E., Aase, D.M., Proescher, E., Schroth, C., Kennedy, A.E., & Phan, K.L. (2018). Neural Response to Errors is Associated with Problematic Alcohol Use Over Time in Combat-Exposed Returning Veterans: An Event-Related Potential Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 183, 155-161. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.drugalcdep.2017.11.008

Aase, D.M., DiGangi, J.A., Babione, J.M., Schroth, C., Levy, D.M., Kennedy, A.E., Proescher, E., Greenstein, J.E., Walters, R., Passi, H., Langenecker, S.A., & Phan, K.L. (2017). PTSD Symptoms Are Associated with Visual Retrieval Performance in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Psychiatry Research, 257, 156-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2017.07.041

DiGangi, J.A., Burkhouse, K., Aase, D.M., Babione, J., Schroth, C., Greenstein, J., Proescher., E., & Phan, K.L. (2017). An electrocortical investigation of emotional face processing in military-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 92, 132-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2017.03.013

Gorka, S.M., MacNamara, A., Aase, D.M., Proescher, E., Greenstein, J., Walters, R., Passi, H., Babione, J.M., Levy, D.M., Kennedy, A.E., DiGangi, J.A., Rabinak, C., Schroth, C., Afshar, K., Fitzgerald, J., Hajcak, G., & Phan, K.L. (2016). Impact of alcohol use disorder comorbidity on defensive reactivity to errors in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, 733-742. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000196

Aase, D.M., Fink, J.W., Lee, R.C., Kelley, K.M., & Pliskin, N.H. (2014). Mood and cognition after electrical injury: A follow-up study. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 29, 125-130. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/act117

Aase, D.M., Jason, L.A., & Robinson, W.L. (2008). 12-Step participation among dually-diagnosed individuals: A review of individual and contextual factors. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 1235-1248. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.cpr.2008.05.002

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