Murdaugh, D., Ono, K.E., Burns, T.G.  (2018).  Longitudinal Changes in Resting State Connectivity and White Matter Integrity in Adolescents with Sports Related Concussion.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (In Press).

 

Semmel, E.S., Dotson, V.M., Burns, T.G., Mahle, W.T., King, T.Z.  (2018).  Posterior Cerebellar Volume and Executive Function in Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1-10.  doi:  10.1017/S1355617718000310

 

Murdaugh, D., Ono, K.E., Morris, S., Burns, T.G. (2018).  Effects of Developmental Age on Symptoms of Reporting and Neurocognitive Performance in Youth after Sports-Related Concussion Compared to Control Athletes. Journal of Child Neurology, 1-8.  doi: 10.1177/0883073818766815

 

Semmel, E., King, T.Z., Dotson, V., Mahle, W., & Burns T.G.  (2018).  Posterior Cerebellar Volume and Executive Function in Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Special Issue:  Neurodevelopmental Disorders.  doi:10.1017/S1355617718000310.

 

Murdaugh, D., Ono, K.E., Reisner, A., & Burns, T.G.  (2018).  Assessment of Sleep Quantity and Sleep Disturbances During Recovery from Sports-Related Concussion in Young Athletes.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99: pp. 960-966.  doi: 1016/j.apmr.2018.01.005

 

Sun, B., Brown, C.R., Burns, T.G., Murdaugh, D., Palasis, S., & Jones R.A.  (2017).  Differences in Activation and Deactivation in Children with Sickle Cell Disease Compared with Demographically Matched Controls.  American Journal of Neuroradiology, 38(6), 1242-1247. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A5170

 

Reisner, A, Burns, T.G., Hall, L.B., Jain, S., Weselman, B.C., De Grauw, T.J., Ono, K.E., Blackwell, L., & Chern, J.J. (2017). Quality Improvement in Concussion Care: Influence of Guideline-Based Education,The Journal of Pediatrics, 2017 May;184: 26-31.  doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.01.045. Epub 2017 Feb 21. PMID: 28233546

 

King, T.Z., Smith, K.M., Burns, T.G., Sun, B., Shin, J., Jones, R., Drossner, D., Mahle, W.T.  (2017).  fMRI Investigation of Working Memory in Adolescents with Surgically Treated Congenital Heart Disease.Applied Neuropsychology:  Child, 6:1, 1-15.  doi: 10.1080/21622965.2015.1065185

 

Ono, K.E., Burns, T.G., Bearden, D.J., McManus, S.M., King, H., Reisner, A.  (2015).  Sex Based Differences as a Predictor of Recovery Trajectories in Young Athletes After a Sports Related Concussion. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 748-752. doi: 10.1177/0363546515617746

 

Burns, T.G. & Loring, D.W (2015).  Psychological and social impact of epilepsy: pediatric and adolescent review.  Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 4(3), 123-129.  doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1556736

Presentations //

RECENT PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS:

 

Morris, S.O., Murdaugh, D.L., Ono, K.E., Burns, T.G.  (2018). Effects of Developmental Age on Symptom Reporting and Neurocognitive Performance in Youth after Sports-Related Concussion.  Presented to the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington, D C. Abstract published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (In Press).

 

Jones, R., Brown, C., Burns, T.G.  (2018).  Investigation of Sickle Cell Related Changes in the Basal Ganglia of Pediatric Subjects Using QSM and R2.  Presented to the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in Paris, France. 

 

Ghilain, C., Murdaugh, D.L., Ono, K.E., Burns, T.G.  (2018).  Impact Pediatric vs. ImPACT:  Pediatric Sample Differences in Baseline Performance.  Presented to the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington, D C.  Abstract published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (In Press).

 

Semmel, E.S., Dotson, V., Burns, T.G., Mahle, W.T., King T.Z.  (2018).  Cerebellar Volume and Executive Function in Congenital Heart Disease.  Paper Presented to the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington, DC.  Abstract Published in the Journal of International Neuropsychological Society (In Press).

 

Semmel, E.S., Burns, T.G., Mahle, W.T., King T.Z.  (2017).  Hippocampal Volumes and Executive Functioning Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.  Presented to the Organization of Human Brain Mapping and abstract published in Human Brain Mapping – 23rd Annual Meeting Supplement, 24.

 

Murdaugh, D., Morris, S., Burns, T.G.  (2017).  Effects of Developmental Age on Symptom Reporting and Neurocognitive Performance in Youth after Sports-Related Concussion.  Presented and published abstract in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (in press).

 

Ghilain, C.S., Ono, K., & Burns, T.G. (2016).  Pediatric ImPACT: Detecting Age and Gender Based Differences of Baseline Functioning. Presented at the annual International Neuropsychological Society Conference and abstract published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22, S(1)   32.

 

Reisner, A., Burns, T.G., Ono, K., Murdaugh, D., Blackwell, L., Hall, L., Speake, K., Jain, S., Yarrow, C., Bleacher, J., Weselman, B., Chern, J., DeGrauw, A.  (2016).  Quality Improvement in Concussion Management:  The Influence of Guideline-Based Education on Community Practicing Pediatricians.  General Session Oral Presentation to the Pediatric Trauma Society in November at Nashville, TN (in press).

 

Gao, N., Zhang, X., Wall, B., Sayeed, I., Burns, T.G., Chern, J.J., Blackwell, L.S., Ono. K.E., Ward, C., Vats, A., Bunting, S.T., Rogers, B.B., Kuan, C., Reisner, A.  (2016).  Ostepontin as a Blood Biomarker in Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. Oral Presentation to the National Neurotrauma Society.  Abstract published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, 33(13), 140.

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Teaching //

2006-Present       Emory University School of

Medicine – Associate

Clinical Professor

 

2008-Present       Georgia State University – Adjunct

Assistant Clinical Professor 

 

2010-2015           Morehouse University School of

Medicine – Adjunct Clinical Professor

 

2001-2010           Georgia School of Professional 

Psychology - Adjunct Clinical Professor

 

1996-Present       Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta –

Co-Director of Training

 

1993-1994            Georgia School of Professional

Psychology – Teaching Assistant

 

1990- 1991           Fairleigh Dickinson University – 

Teaching & Research Assistant

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