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Jana E. Jones, PhD, is a neuropsychologist with medical interests including epilepsy and geriatrics (specialty care).


Geriatrics (Specialty Care)


Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment



Falls Prevention

High Blood Pressure

Memory Assessment

Neuropsychology (Neurology)

Pediatric Epilepsy (Neuropsychology)

Polypharmacy (Multiple Medication Management)


University Hospital
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Fitchburg Clinic
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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

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

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

PubMed Articles
Garcia-Ramos C Dabbs K Lin JJ Jones JE Stafstrom CE Hsu DA Meyerand ME Prabhakaran V Hermann BP Network analysis of prospective brain development in youth with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes and its relationship to cognition. Epilepsia . 2019 Jul 26;
[PubMed ID: 31347155]
Almane DN Jones JE McMillan T Stafstrom CE Hsu DA Seidenberg M Hermann BP Oyegbile TO The Timing, Nature, and Range of Neurobehavioral Comorbidities in Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol . 2019 Mar 19;
[PubMed ID: 31122836]
Morrison B Phillips BN Jones JE Przybelski R Huck G The Impact of Risk and Resistance Factors on Quality of Life in Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia. Clin Gerontol . 2019 Feb 8;:1-13
[PubMed ID: 30734657]
Bobholz SA Dabbs K Almane D Jones JE Hsu DE Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP Neurobiological substrates of processing speed in childhood epilepsy. Brain Imaging Behav . 2018 Dec 3;
[PubMed ID: 30511113]
Garcia-Ramos C Dabbs K Lin JJ Jones JE Stafstrom CE Hsu DA Meyerand ME Prabhakaran V Hermann BP Progressive dissociation of cortical and subcortical network development in children with new-onset juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Epilepsia . 2018 Nov;59(11):2086-2095
[PubMed ID: 30281148]
Almane DN Zhao Q Rathouz PJ Hanson M Jackson DC Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Jones JE Seidenberg M Koehn M Hermann BP Contribution of Family Relatedness to Neurobehavioral Comorbidities in Idiopathic Childhood Epilepsies. J Int Neuropsychol Soc . 2018 Aug;24(7):653-661
[PubMed ID: 29745359]
Garcia-Ramos C Dabbs K Meyerand E Prabhakaran V Hsu D Jones J Seidenberg M Hermann B Psychomotor slowing is associated with anomalies in baseline and prospective large scale neural networks in youth with epilepsy. Neuroimage Clin . 2018;19:222-231
[PubMed ID: 30035016]
Srnka K Seidenberg M Hermann B Jones J Intraindividual variability in attentional vigilance in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav . 2018 Feb;79:42-45
[PubMed ID: 29247964]
Hanson M Morrison B Jones JE Jackson DC Almane D Seidenberg M Zhao Q Rathouz PJ Hermann BP Control groups in paediatric epilepsy research: do first-degree cousins show familial effects? Epileptic Disord . 2017 Mar 1;19(1):49-58
[PubMed ID: 28351825]
Turski CA Kessler-Jones A Chow C Hermann B Hsu D Jones J Seeger SK Chappell R Boly M Ikonomidou C Extended Multiple-Field High-Definition transcranial direct current stimulation (HD-tDCS) is well tolerated and safe in healthy adults. Restor Neurol Neurosci . 2017;35(6):631-642
[PubMed ID: 29172010]
Jones JE Siddarth P Almane D Gurbani S Hermann BP Caplan R Identification of risk for severe psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsia . 2016 Nov;57(11):1817-1825
[PubMed ID: 27739581]
Garcia-Ramos C Lin JJ Bonilha L Jones JE Jackson DC Prabhakaran V Hermann BP Disruptions in cortico-subcortical covariance networks associated with anxiety in new-onset childhood epilepsy. Neuroimage Clin . 2016;12:815-824
[PubMed ID: 27830114]
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]
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;61:269-274
[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 Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Cognitive variability-A marker for incident MCI and AD: An analysis for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2016;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):1196-1205
[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]