University of Notre Dame (1987), Psychology
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (1993), Psychology

Research Interest

  • ADHD
  • Educational effects of brain tumors, central nervous system cancer
  • Educational, and psychosocial outcomes of neurologic disease and brain injury
  • Neuropsychology of developmental disabilities such as autism, learning disabilities


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Special Needs Child from the Neuropsychologist?s Perspective
Stavinoha, P.L. Journal of the North American Montessori Teachers Association 2008 33(2) 25-41
Anticipating and Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Radiation and Chemotherapy in Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors. Dallas, TX
Stavinoha, P.L. & Doxey, D. Children's Medical Center of Dallas 1999
Helping Students With ADHD Succeed on Tests. Austin, TX
Stavinoha, P.L. & Crook, K.F. Curricular Applications, Inc 1996


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Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Psychologist
    Dallas Psychological Association (2005)
  • University of Texas Fellow
    Academic award (1987)
  • University of Notre Dame Scholar
    Academic award (1983)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • Texas Psychological Association