color photo Dr. Robert L Heilbronner, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Robert Heilbronner


Dr. Heilbronner is regarded as a leader in clinical and forensic neuropsychology by his peers. He has an active clinical practice, is involved in research and teaching, has worked on the development of practice guidelines in clinical neuropsychology, and he has faculty appointments at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

 Honors and Committees

Consulting Neuropsychologist, The Chicago Blackhawks' Hockey Team (1999-2010)

Fellow, The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology of The American Psychological Association

Fellow, The National Academy of Neuropsychology

Chair, Practice Guidelines Working Group, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

Co-Chair, AACN Consensus Conference on the Neuropsychological Assessment of Effort, Response Bias, and Malingering

Former Coordinator of Brain Trauma Neuropsychology at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Member, Board of Directors, American Academy of Neuropsychology, 2005-2010

Member at Large, The Executive Board of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 1998-2000

Member, Policy and Planning Committee of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 1999-2003

Training and Education

1985-1986    Post-Doctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN approved)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

1984-1985    Clinical Psychology Internship (APA approved)
Department of Psychiatry / Division of Clinical Psychology
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

1981-1986    Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (APA approved)
University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois

1976-1980    Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Arts – Major: Psychology