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David Lee
Nyenhuis, PhD

Associate Professor

From: United States

At LCC Since: 2022


Dr. Nyenhuis earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Calvin College and his master's and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University.  Dr. Nyenhuis’s clinical and research interests are in neuropsychology. He previously has served at Rush University Medical Center and the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago.  In 2012, he moved to the Hauenstein Center at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  There, he began the Clinical Neuropsychology program that has grown from 1 to 6 providers during the past decade.  Dr. Nyenhuis has been awarded several research grants, primarily in the area of Vascular Cognitive Impairment.  His funded research projects include work as Principle Investigator of an NINDS funded R01 project, "Validation of the NINDS – CSN Neuropsychology Protocols."  He is author of co-author of more than 40 journal articles or book chapters, as well as numerous abstracts and invited talks.  He has also participated in the training of more than 25 clinical neuropsychologists, primarily as part of APA-approved internships at Rush University and the University of Illinois.  He is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Michigan.  When he is not working, Dr. Nyenhuis enjoys hiking, gardening and on-line Scrabble. 


Secondary thalamic atrophy related to brain infarction may contribute to post-stroke cognitive impairment.

LCC author(s): David Lee Nyenhuis, PhD

Other author(s): Geng, J., Gao, F., Ramirez, J., Honjo, K., Holmes, M. F., Adamo, S., Ozzoude, M., Szilagyi, G. M., Scott, C. J. M., Stebbins, G. T., Goubran, M., & Black, S. E.

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases: the official journal of National Stroke Association, 32(2), 1-9, 2023.