Robert Hanlon, Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychological Associates of Chicago
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Forensic Neuropsychology Services

Neuropsychological Associates of Chicago

Dr. Hanlon provides a wide range of services in forensic neuropsychology, including neuropsychological evaluations and consultations, peer/case reviews, and independent disability examinations (IME). He has extensive experience providing expert testimony and has testified in over 150 civil and criminal cases. He is the co-director of the Forensic Neuropsychology Research Lab at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, which is committed to the development of research and education in forensic neuroscience. During the past 25 years, Hanlon has consulted and testified in the following types of cases:

Injury and Disability:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Postconcussion syndrome
  • Anoxic injury
  • Neurotoxic exposure
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Chronic pain
  • Mood Disorders


Competence and Guardianship:
  • Dementia
  • Intellectual Disability


Criminal Cases involving issues of Fitness, Sanity, and Mitigation:
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders, including intellectual disability and learning disorders
  • Neurological disorders, including traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, and degenerative disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders, including psychosis, mood disorders, personality disorders

Division of Psychiatry and Law, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

As Consulting Neuropsychologist with the Division of Psychiatry and Law, a forensic psychiatry and psychology program, Dr. Hanlon provides neuropsychological and psychological services in both civil and criminal cases, as well as independent neuropsychological evaluations regarding issues of symptom validity and functional disability.

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