Smarter, Safer Concussion Management
for the Student Athlete

Sports Concussion New England
Alexandra Jackson Psy.D.

Alexandra Jackson, Psy.D., received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. She completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at WestSide NeuroRehabiltation Services in Lewiston, Maine in 2011, where she evaluated and treated individuals with acquired brain injury. Her work at WestSide also involved scientific research on brain injury and she has presented her findings at several international neuropsychological conferences.

Dr. Jackson specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation and management of sports-related concussion injuries. With Sports Concussion New England, she provides a full complement of services including consultation to individual student-athletes and to our partner schools, comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, individual therapy and cognitive rehabilitation for recovering athletes, and on-campus educational presentations. Dr. Jackson is particularly interested in the gender differences in concussion injuries and has presented a poster symposium entitled “Concussions in Female Collegiate Athletes: Examination of Gender Differences” at the International Neuropsychological Society’s annual meeting in Boston in 2011.

Debra Ely

Debra Ely has been the Office Manager for Sports Concussion New England and Neal McGrath PhD & Associates since 2005. She coordinates the scheduling of all appointments, manages billing, and does a great many other things to ensure that our practice runs smoothly. Deb is usually the first person you will speak with when you call our offices and she has a great understanding of the needs of our patients and their parents during concussion recovery. She has worked in the healthcare industry since 1992 in a variety of communications, marketing, and project manager positions, for companies including Medical Manager, PCN, and WebMD. When not in the office, Deb is very busy as a hockey, soccer, and basketball mom for her children Justin and Rachel.