Carla Ammons, PhD, is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Ammons works with children and young adults experiencing cognitive problems secondary to their history of brain tumor, cancer treatment, stroke or other neurological conditions. She received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Clinical Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham before completing her internship and fellowship training in Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology at Emory University School of Medicine/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Focus of Practice
Areas of Interest
- Brain tumors and acquired brain injuries
- Cognitive late effects of cancer treatment
- Cognitive rehabilitation
Research & Publications
Dr. Ammons’ research interests include functional neuroimaging, pre-surgical cognitive mapping, mechanisms of disease and/or treatment related cognitive decline and resilience, cognitive rehabilitation, and neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric cancer and blood disorders.