Helping Children and Families Manage and Cope with Stress During COVID-19
April 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Ana M. Hernandez, MS, CBIS
Ana Hernandez earned her Master’s in Clinical Psychology in 2003 from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida and became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIC) in 2011. She completed her internship at Children’s Psychiatric Center in Miami, Florida where she worked with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of contexts including individual and group therapy, as well as psychological testing. She joined Children’s Medical Center in 2007 as an Assessment Specialist in the Perot Family Center for the Care of Brain and Nerve Injuries, a clinical research program for children with brain and nerve injuries. She presently works within Neuropsychology conducting neurobehavioral testing for research looking at a variety of conditions that affect neuropsychological functioning and neurodevelopment, such as pediatric traumatic brain injury, extreme prematurity, low birth weight, pediatric cardiac arrest, and rare brain disorders.
Lana Harder, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Lana Harder completed her doctoral training at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Since 2008, Dr. Harder has served as a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMCD) and as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of pediatric patients, from infancy to young adults, with disorders of the central nervous system. Dr. Harder serves as the neuropsychologist for the CMCD Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases Clinic. Research interests include cognitive and psychosocial outcomes for pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), transverse myelitis, including acute flaccid myelitis (TM and AFM), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), and neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
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