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Tracy D Vannorsdall, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3268

600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building Suite 218
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-3701


Neuropsychology, Psychologist

Research Interests

Transcranial direct current stimulation; Structural brain imaging (voxel-based morphometry and diffusion tensor imaging); Serum biomarkers of cognitive aging; Neuropsychology of cerebral ischemia; Neuropsychology of cancer and its treatment

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Maryland Baltimore County / PhD (2006)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Vannorsdall, T.D., Schretlen, D.J. Andrejczuk, M., Ledoux, K., Bosley, L.V., Weaver, J.R., Skolasky, R.L., & Gordon, B. (2012). Altering automatic verbal processes with transcranial direct current stimulation. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 3: 73, 1 - 6.
    2. Vannorsdall, T.D., Maroof, D., Gordon, B., & Schretlen, D.J. (2012). Ideational fluency as a domain of human cognition. Neuropsychology, 26(3), 400 – 405.
    3. Vannorsdall, T.D., Cascella, N.G., Rao, V., Pearlson, G.D., Gordon, B., & Schretlen, D.J. (2010). A morphometric analysis of neuroanatomic abnormalities in traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 22, 173 – 181.
    4. Vannorsdall, T. D., Waldstein, S.R., Kraut, M., Pearlson, G. D., & Schretlen, D. J. (2009). White matter abnormalities and cognition in a community sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 24(3), 209 – 217.
    5. Vannorsdall, T.D., Jinnah, H.A., Gordon, B., Kraut, M., & Schretlen, D.J. (2008). Cerebral ischemia mediates the effect of serum uric acid on cognitive function. Stroke, 39, 3418 –


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