Iverson, Grant, PhD

Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Director, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Sports Concussion Program
Associate Director, Traumatic Brain Injury, Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program


Dr. Grant Iverson is a licensed psychologist with a practice in neuropsychology. He has an internationally-recognized research program outcome from mild traumatic brain injury (across the lifespan, in athletes, civilians, military service members, and veterans), and (ii) improving the methodology for assessing and identifying mild cognitive impairment. He has published more than 290 empirical articles, reviews, and book chapters.

His work in these two areas has led to involvement in numerous national and international organizations and groups. He served as the Chair for the Canadian Psychological Association Section on Clinical Neuropsychology from 2003-2010. He served as Vice Chair of the Policy and Planning Committee of the National Academy of Neuropsychology from 2007-2013. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the International Neuropsychological Society from 2008-2011, and also a member of the Board of Governors of the International Brain Injury Association (2012-2015). He is the President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (2014).

Dr. Iverson served as a consensus panel member for the 3rd and 4th International Conferences on Concussion in Sport in Zurich, Switzerland in 2008 and 2012. He served as an Advisor to the Neurocognitive Disorders Workgroup (Traumatic Brain Injury) for the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-V). He also served as a founding member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Subcommittee of the Defense Health Board, a civilian advisory board to the United States Secretary of Defense.