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Jana E. Jones, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Neuropsychology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Her medical interests include epilepsy and geriatrics (specialty care).



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University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology

Professional Certifications and Education

Education University of Wisconsin - Madison
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Port Jefferson, NY


Dr. Jones’ current research consists of depression and anxiety in adults and children with epilepsy.

PubMed Articles
Rathouz PJ Zhao Q Jones JE Jackson DC Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Cognitive development in children with new onset epilepsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Mar 21;
[PubMed ID: 24650092]
Jones JE . A "call to arms" to address epilepsy and its comorbidities. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb 18;
[PubMed ID: 24556209]
Almane D Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Hermann BP . The social competence and behavioral problem substrate of new- and recent-onset childhood epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb;31:91-6
[PubMed ID: 24374977]
Jones JE Siddarth P Gurbani S Shields WD Caplan R . Screening for suicidal ideation in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Dec;29(3):521-6
[PubMed ID: 24128934]
Amarreh I Dabbs K Jackson DC Jones JE Meyerand ME Stafstrom CE Hsu DA Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Cerebral white matter integrity in children with active versus remitted epilepsy 5 years after diagnosis. Epilepsy Res. 2013 Dec;107(3):263-71
[PubMed ID: 24148888]
Jones JE Blocher JB Jackson DC . Life outcomes of anterior temporal lobectomy: serial long-term follow-up evaluations. Neurosurgery. 2013 Dec;73(6):1018-25
[PubMed ID: 24056319]
Dabbs K Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Patterns of cortical thickness and the Child Behavior Checklist in childhood epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Oct;29(1):198-204
[PubMed ID: 23978342]
Jackson DC Dabbs K Walker NM Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . The neuropsychological and academic substrate of new/recent-onset epilepsies. J Pediatr. 2013 May;162(5):1047-53.e1
[PubMed ID: 23219245]
Walker NM Jackson DC Dabbs K Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Sheth RD Koehn MA Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Is lower IQ in children with epilepsy due to lower parental IQ? A controlled comparison study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Mar;55(3):278-82
[PubMed ID: 23216381]
Dabbs K Becker T Jones J Rutecki P Seidenberg M Hermann B . Brain structure and aging in chronic temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2012 Jun;53(6):1033-43
[PubMed ID: 22471353]
Hermann BP Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M . Starting at the beginning: the neuropsychological status of children with new-onset epilepsies. Epileptic Disord. 2012 Mar;14(1):12-21
[PubMed ID: 22421240]
Jackson DC Irwin W Dabbs K Lin JJ Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Ventricular enlargement in new-onset pediatric epilepsies. Epilepsia. 2011 Dec;52(12):2225-32
[PubMed ID: 22091816]
Hermann BP Dabbs K Becker T Jones JE Myers y Gutierrez A Wendt G Koehn MA Sheth R Seidenberg M . Brain development in children with new onset epilepsy: a prospective controlled cohort investigation. Epilepsia. 2010 Oct;51(10):2038-46
[PubMed ID: 20384719]
Jones JE Siddarth P Gurbani S Shields WD Caplan R . Cognition, academic achievement, language, and psychopathology in pediatric chronic epilepsy: Short-term outcomes. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Jul;18(3):211-7
[PubMed ID: 20471326]
Hutchinson E Pulsipher D Dabbs K Myers y Gutierrez A Sheth R Jones J Seidenberg M Meyerand E Hermann B . Children with new-onset epilepsy exhibit diffusion abnormalities in cerebral white matter in the absence of volumetric differences. Epilepsy Res. 2010 Feb;88(2-3):208-14
[PubMed ID: 20044239]
Hermann BP Lin JJ Jones JE Seidenberg M . The emerging architecture of neuropsychological impairment in epilepsy. Neurol Clin. 2009 Nov;27(4):881-907
[PubMed ID: 19853214]
Dabbs K Jones J Seidenberg M Hermann B . Neuroanatomical correlates of cognitive phenotypes in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Aug;15(4):445-51
[PubMed ID: 19560403]
Hermann BP Jones JE Sheth R Koehn M Becker T Fine J Allen CA Seidenberg M . Growing up with epilepsy: a two-year investigation of cognitive development in children with new onset epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2008 Nov;49(11):1847-58
[PubMed ID: 18785880]
La Rue A Hermann B Jones JE Johnson S Asthana S Sager MA . Effect of parental family history of Alzheimer's disease on serial position profiles. Alzheimers Dement. 2008 Jul;4(4):285-90
[PubMed ID: 18631980]
Hermann B Seidenberg M Jones J . The neurobehavioural comorbidities of epilepsy: can a natural history be developed? Lancet Neurol. 2008 Feb;7(2):151-60
[PubMed ID: 18207113]