Pediatric Neuropsychologist
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Dr. Kenneth Hartline joined the Children's Orthopaedic Center and Division of Neurology at CHLA after completing an APA-accredited rehabilitation and neuropsychology track internship at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Hartline specializes in neuropsychological evaluation of children and adolescents with conditions related to concussion, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy and other medical conditions affecting the central nervous system. He also specialized in psychotherapeutic interventions addressing performance anxiety and stress following medical trauma.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric neuropsychology, sports-related concussions and traumatic brain injuries, intractable epilepsy, and psychotherapy to enhance sports performance

Education

Graduate School: 

Pepperdine University

Internship: 

New York University Langone Medical Center

Fellowship: 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Publications: 

Hartline, K. D., Patel, A. R., Riopelle, & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (in press). Control Anchors: Assisting patients in concussion recovery management with psychotherapeutic intervention. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health. doi: 10.1007/s40737-017-0083-z  

Liu, J., Lima, E., Hartline, K. D., Pawlenko, N., Patel, A., Riopelle, A., & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2016).  Age-Dependent Association Between Post-Concussional Children and Adolescents and Balance Performance in Neuropsychological Testing. Poster presented to the International Neuropsychological Society 50th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Hartline, K. D., Herrera-Hamilton, A., Pawlenko, N., Patel, A., & Riopelle, A. (2016) Sadness as a mediator of post-concussional symptomatology length.  Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Hartline, K. D., Patel, A., Riopelle, A., & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2016).  Control anchors: Assisting patients in concussion recovery management with psychotherapeutic intervention.  Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Lima, E., Hartline, K. D., Pawlenko, N., Patel, A., Riopelle, A., & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2016).  Correlation Among Measures of Balance and Validity in Neuropsychological Testing.  Poster presented to the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Lima, E., Hartline, K. D., Pawlenko, N., Patel, A., Riopelle, A., & Herrera-Hamilton, A. (2016).  Using Tests of Balance to Predict Sub-Optimal Performance on Tests of Validity in Neuropsychological Testing. Poster accepted to the National Academy of Neuropsychology 36th Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Research Interests: 

Psychiatric comorbidities and concussion
Post-concussional syndrome in athletes
Neurocognitive impairments after traumatic brain injury
Performance enhancement

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