Dr. Christopher Nguyen

Dr. Christopher Nguyen

Dr. Christopher Nguyen

Clinical Assistant Professor, jointly w/Psychiatry; Clinical area


Dr. Nguyen is an attending neuropsychologist and assistant clinical professor at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He completed his doctoral degree at the University of Iowa, pre-doctoral internship at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, and postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His research interests include topics in cognitive aging, decision-making, civil capacities, and cross-cultural considerations in neuropsychology. Dr. Nguyen is fluent in Vietnamese and works with adults in both outpatient and inpatient settings. You can read more about Dr. Nguyen here.

Selected Publications:

Nguyen, C. M., Tan, A., Nguyen, A., Lee, G., Qi, W., Thaler, N., Fujii, D. (2021). Cross-Cultural Considerations for Teleneuropsychology with Asian Patients. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2021.1948104

Nguyen, C., Santos, O., & Fujii, D. (2021). Individual and cultural diversity competencies. In C. Block (Ed.), The neuropsychologist’s roadmap: A training and career guide (pp. 283–297). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000250-016

Ukueberuwa, D., Nguyen, C., & Tranel, D. (2021). Ethics, legal standards, and policy in neuropsychology. In C. Block (Ed.), The neuropsychologist’s roadmap: A training and career guide (pp. 261–282). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000250-015

Lowe, D. A., Nguyen, C. M., Copeland, C. T., Heyanka, D., & Linck, J. F. (2020). Factor analysis of the Texas Functional Living Scale in an outpatient clinical sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 35, 116-121. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acz005

Nguyen, C. M., Copeland, C. T., Lowe, D. A., Heyanka, D., & Linck, J. F. (2019). The contribution of executive functioning to instrumental activities of daily living in older adults. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/23279095.2018.1550408

Nguyen, C. M., Chen, K. H., & Denburg, N. L. (2018). The use of problem-solving therapy for primary care to enhance complex decision-making in healthy community-dwelling older adults. Frontiers of Psychology, 9, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00870

Nguyen, C. M., Barrash, J., Laloggia, A., Bechara, A., Tranel, D., & Denburg, N. L. (2013). Decision-making deficits in normal elderly persons associated with executive personality disturbances. International Psychogeriatrics, 25, 1811-1819. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610213001270

Nguyen, C. M., Yamada, T. H., Beglinger, L. J., Cavanaugh, J. E., Denburg, N. L., & Schultz, S. K. (2013). Cognitive features ten or more years after successful breast cancer survivor: Comparisons across types of cancer interventions. Psycho-Oncology, 22, 862-868. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.3086

Shivapour, S. K., Nguyen, C. M., Cole, C. A., & Denburg, N. L. (2012). Effects of age, sex, and neuropsychological performance on financial decision-making. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2012.00082

Nguyen, C. M., Koenigs, M., Yamada, T. H., Teo, S. H., Cavanaugh, J. E., Tranel, D., & Denburg, N. L. (2011). Trustworthiness and negative affect predict economic decision-making. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23, 748-759. https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2011.575773