Lauren Drag, PhD

Neuropsychologist

Lauren Drag, Ph.D., is a Clinical Instructor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona. She completed a clinical internship in neuropsychology at the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Michigan Healthcare System. Prior to coming to Stanford, she was a researcher at the VA Palo Alto Medical Center and served as Director of the Neuropsychology Area of Emphasis at Palo Alto University. Dr. Drag’s research interests are in cognitive aging and traumatic brain injury.

Neuropsychology Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-721-6024
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Professional Education

BA, Pomona College (2003)

Professional Education: University of Arizona (2008) AZ

Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center (2010) MI

Internship: Ann Arbor Medical Center (2008) MI

WAIS-IV Reliable Digit Span is no More Accurate Than Age Corrected Scaled Score as an Indicator of Invalid Performance in a Veteran Sample Undergoing Evaluation for mTBI
Spencer, R. J., Axelrod, B. N., Drag, L. L., Waldron-Perrine, B., Pangilinan, P. H., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2013). WAIS-IV Reliable Digit Span is no More Accurate Than Age Corrected Scaled Score as an Indicator of Invalid Performance in a Veteran Sample Undergoing Evaluation for mTBI. CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST, 27(8), 1362-1372.

Predictors of Inpatient and Outpatient Healthcare Utilization in Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury
Drag, L., Renninger, C., King, R., & Hoblyn, J. (2013). Predictors of Inpatient and Outpatient Healthcare Utilization in Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury. JOURNAL OF HEAD TRAUMA REHABILITATION, 28(1), 39-47.

The influence of sleep and mood on cognitive functioning among veterans being evaluated for mild traumatic brain injury.
Waldron-Perrine, B., McGuire, A. P., Spencer, R. J., Drag, L. L., Pangilinan, P. H., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2012). The influence of sleep and mood on cognitive functioning among veterans being evaluated for mild traumatic brain injury. Military medicine, 177(11), 1293-1301.

The Contributions of Self-reported Injury Characteristics and Psychiatric Symptoms to Cognitive Functioning in OEF/OIF Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Drag, L. L., Spencer, R. J., Walker, S. J., Pangilinan, P. H., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2012). The Contributions of Self-reported Injury Characteristics and Psychiatric Symptoms to Cognitive Functioning in OEF/OIF Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 18(3), 576-584.

Prescribing Practices of Anticholinergic Medications and Their Association With Cognition in an Extended Care Setting
Drag, L. L., Wright, S. L., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2012). Prescribing Practices of Anticholinergic Medications and Their Association With Cognition in an Extended Care Setting. JOURNAL OF APPLIED GERONTOLOGY, 31(2), 239-259.

Predictors of Perceived Need for Medical Care in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: An Update
Drag, L. L., Chen, E. W., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2011). Predictors of Perceived Need for Medical Care in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: An Update. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN MEDICAL SETTINGS, 18(1), 91-98.

Cognitive Functioning, Retirement Status, and Age: Results from the Cognitive Changes and Retirement among Senior Surgeons Study
Drag, L. L., Bieliauskas, L. A., Langenecker, S. A., & Greenfield, L. J. (2010). Cognitive Functioning, Retirement Status, and Age: Results from the Cognitive Changes and Retirement among Senior Surgeons Study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 211(3), 303-307.

Contemporary Review 2009: Cognitive Aging
Drag, L. L., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2010). Contemporary Review 2009: Cognitive Aging. JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY, 23(2), 75-93.

Self-reported cognitive symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury are poorly associated with neuropsychological performance in OIF/OEF veterans
Spencer, R. J., Drag, L. L., Walker, S. J., & Bieliauskas, L. A. (2010). Self-reported cognitive symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury are poorly associated with neuropsychological performance in OIF/OEF veterans. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 47(6), 521-530.

Results from the Cognitive Changes and Retirement among Senior Surgeons Self-Report Survey
Lee, H. J., Drag, L. L., Bieliauskas, L. A., Langenecker, S. A., Graver, C., & Greenfield, L. (2009). Results from the Cognitive Changes and Retirement among Senior Surgeons Self-Report Survey. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 209(5), 668-671.

Source memory and frontal functioning in Parkinson's disease
Drag, L. L., Bieliauskas, L. A., Kaszniak, A. W., Bohnen, N. I., & Glisky, E. L. (2009). Source memory and frontal functioning in Parkinson's disease. JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 15(3), 399-406.

Interidentity memory transfer in dissociative identity disorder
Kong, L. L., Allen, J. Jb., & Glisky, E. L. (2008). Interidentity memory transfer in dissociative identity disorder. JOURNAL OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, 117(3), 686-692.

Do young and older adults rely on different processes in source memory tasks? A neuropsychological study
Glisky, E. L., & Kong, L. L. (2008). Do young and older adults rely on different processes in source memory tasks? A neuropsychological study. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-LEARNING MEMORY AND COGNITION, 34(4), 809-822.

Learning to avoid in older age
Frank, M. J., & Kong, L. (2008). Learning to avoid in older age. PSYCHOLOGY AND AGING, 23(2), 392-398.

Culture and context: East Asian American and European American differences in P3 event-related potentials and self-construal
Lewis, R. S., Goto, S. G., & Kong, L. L. (2008). Culture and context: East Asian American and European American differences in P3 event-related potentials and self-construal. PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY BULLETIN, 34(5), 623-634.