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Mahone, E. Mark, Ph.D.

Director,Department of Neuropsychology
Kennedy Krieger Institute

Main Office Address

Kennedy Krieger Institute-Neuropsychology
1750 East Fairmount Ave. Room 3050E
Baltimore, MD 21231

Phone: 443-923-4446
Fax: 443-923-4403


Off Campus Address

East Baltimore Lab
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education
716 North Broadway, Room 337
Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 443-923-9277

Administrative Assistant

Erin F. Jones, B.A.
Phone: 443-923-7932


Education and Government Service



University of Maryland



University of Maryland



State University of New York at Albany


Clinical Psychology Internship

National Naval Medical Center-Bethesda


Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital


Military Service

US Navy

Professional Interests

The relationship between brain development and disorders of executive function in children, including those with ADHD, movement disorders, dyslexia, Spina Bifida, childhood cancer, prenatal alcohol exposure, and sleep apnea.  As Director of the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Dr. Mahone oversees a large clinical program (over 30 providers) and serves as discipline chief for Neuropsychology throughout KKI.

Selected Publications

 Mahone, E.M., Crocetti, D., Ranta, M.E., Gaddis, A., Cataldo, M., Slifer, K.J., Denckla, M.B., & Mostofsky, S.H. (2011). A preliminary neuroimaging study of preschool children with ADHD. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25, 1009-1028.

Mahone, E.M., Ranta, M.E., Crocetti, D., O’Brien, J.W., Kaufmann, W.E., Denckla, M.B., & Mostofsky, S.H. (2011).  Comprehensive examination of frontal regions in boys and girls with ADHD. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 1047-1057.

Ewen, J. Ryan, M. Lakshaman, B., Moher, J., Egeth, H., Denckla, M.B., & Mahone, E.M. (2012). Multiple task interference is greater in children with ADHD. Developmental Neuropsychology, 27, 119-133. DOI: 10.1080/87565641.2011.632459.

Pritchard, A.E., Jacobson, L.A., Nigro, C., & Mahone, E.M. (2012). The role of neuropsychological assessment in the functional outcomes of children with ADHD.  Neuropsychology Review, 22, 45-68. DOI 10.1007/s11065-011-9185-7.

Jacobson, L.A., Murphy-Bowman, S.C., Pritchard, A. E., Tart-Zelvin, A., Zabel, T.A., & Mahone, E.M. (2012). Factor structure of a sluggish cognitive tempo scale in clinically referred children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 1327-1337. DOI 10.1007/s10802-012-9643-6.

Mahone, E.M., & Schneider, H.E. (2012). Assessment of attention in preschoolers. Neuropsychology Review, 22, 361-383. DOI 10.1007/s11065-012-9217-y.

Jacobson, L.A., Ryan, M., Mostofsky, S.H., Denckla, M.B., & Mahone E. M. (2013). Performance lapses in children with ADHD contribute to poor reading fluency.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. doi:10.1093/arclin/act048.



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