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Jana E. Jones, PhD, is an Associate 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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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology

Professional Certifications and Education

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

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

PubMed Articles
Barr WB Jones JE . A neurodevelopmental approach to cognitive and behavioral assessment in epilepsy. Neurology. 2016 Oct 18;87(16):1634-1635
[PubMed ID: 27638922]
Jones JE Siddarth P Almane D Gurbani S Hermann BP Caplan R . Identification of risk for severe psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2016 Oct 14;
[PubMed ID: 27739581]
Hermann BP Zhao Q Jackson DC Jones JE Dabbs K Almane D Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Koehn MA Seidenberg M Rathouz PJ . Cognitive phenotypes in childhood idiopathic epilepsies. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 Aug;61:269-74
[PubMed ID: 27442497]
Anderson ED Wahoske M Huber M Norton D Li Z Koscik RL Umucu E Johnson SC Jones J Asthana S Gleason CE . Cognitive variability-A marker for incident MCI and AD: An analysis for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016 May 26;4:47-55
[PubMed ID: 27489880]
Hsu DA Rayer K Jackson DC Stafstrom CE Hsu M Ferrazzano PA Dabbs K Worrell GA Jones JE Hermann BP . Correlation of EEG with neuropsychological status in children with epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Feb;127(2):1196-205
[PubMed ID: 26337841]
Garcia-Ramos C Jackson DC Lin JJ Dabbs K Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Zawadzki L Seidenberg M Prabhakaran V Hermann BP . Cognition and brain development in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. Epilepsia. 2015 Oct;56(10):1615-22
[PubMed ID: 26337046]
Jones JE . Comments on "Key issues in addressing the comorbidity of depression in pediatric epilepsy". Epilepsy Behav. 2015 May;46:7
[PubMed ID: 25936277]
Jones JE Jackson DC Chambers KL Dabbs K Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Children with epilepsy and anxiety: Subcortical and cortical differences. Epilepsia. 2015 Feb;56(2):283-90
[PubMed ID: 25580566]
Almane D Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Koehn M Hsu DA Hermann BP . Brief clinical screening for academic underachievement in new-onset childhood epilepsy: utility and longitudinal results. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Feb;43:117-21
[PubMed ID: 25601585]
Zhao Q Rathouz PJ Jones JE Jackson DC Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Longitudinal trajectories of behavior problems and social competence in children with new onset epilepsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Jan;57(1):37-44
[PubMed ID: 25040537]
Jones JE . Treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with epilepsy: what do we know? Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Oct;39:137-42
[PubMed ID: 25001580]
Sung C Muller V Jones JE Chan F . Vocational rehabilitation service patterns and employment outcomes of people with epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2014 Oct;108(8):1469-79
[PubMed ID: 25048309]
Jones JE Kessler-Jones A Thompson MK Young K Anderson AJ Strand DM . Zoning in on parents' needs: understanding parents' perspectives in order to provide person-centered care. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Aug;37:191-7
[PubMed ID: 25050778]
Han DY Anderson AJ Jones JE Hermann BP Sattin JA . Neuropsychology in Multidisciplinary Stroke Care: Clinical Feasibility of the NINDS-CSN Vascular Cognitive Impairment Harmonization Standards. Int Sch Res Notices. 2014 Jul 20;2014:216024
[PubMed ID: 27351003]
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 Jul;56(7):635-41
[PubMed ID: 24650092]
Jackson DC Lin JJ Chambers KL Kessler-Jones A Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Birth weight and cognition in children with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2014 Jun;55(6):901-8
[PubMed ID: 24735169]
Jones JE . A "call to arms" to address epilepsy and its comorbidities. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 May;34:137-8
[PubMed ID: 24556209]
Saute R Dabbs K Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Brain morphology in children with epilepsy and ADHD. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 23;9(4):e95269
[PubMed ID: 24760032]
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]