About NJ Epilepsy

Lori Catania, PhD

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Dr. Lori Catania is a licensed pediatric neuropsychologist who has been practicing clinically since receiving her Ph.D. from Drexel University in 2001. She completed her internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/ Johns Hopkins Medical School, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.


Before entering private practice in 2007, Dr. Catania was the Director of Training in the Department of Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation at Children’s Specialized Hospital. Clinically, she has extensive experience working with a variety of pediatric populations, including, but not limited to, children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury, other medical conditions, learning issues, and behavioral concerns. In addition to her clinical and training responsibilities, Dr. Catania has also been involved in teaching at the college level, most recently as a Visiting Assistant Professor at William Paterson University. Her current research interests include assessing concussion activity in young athletes.