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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Bonnie Carlson-Green

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Bonnie Carlson-Green
First Name: Bonnie

Last Name: Carlson-Green

Position Title: Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Job Responsibilities: Combination of Research and Patient Care

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: Dr. Carlson-Green is a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. She earned her PhD from Georgia State University, completed her internship at Children’s Memorial Medical Center in Chicago, and went on to a two-year fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She joined Children’s in 1996 to coordinate the neuropsychology program for oncology patients. Dr. Carlson-Green completes neuropsychological assessments of children and young adult survivors of cancer, teaches parents and school personnel about late effects of cancer, and was recently awarded a grant to investigate a computer-based intervention (Cogmed RM) for working memory problems in childhood brain tumor patients. She is an active member of Children’s Oncology Group (COG). Dr. Carlson-Green works with children with other medical, developmental and neuropsychological issues as well and is part of the Children’s practica, internship and post-doctoral training programs.

Training Opportunities: Yes

My Contact Information:
Address: Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota, 360 Sherman Street, Ste 200, MS 62-200, St Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651.220.6813

Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Childhood cancer, survivorship, neurocognitive late effects, working memory, parent advocacy

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Hile, S., Montague, E., Carlson-Green, B, Colte, P., Embry, L, & Annett, R. (2011). Pediatric cancer survivors: Neurocognitive Late Effects. (book chapter in press).

Carlson-Green, B. (2009). Brain tumor survivors speak out. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing (Special issue: Pediatric Cancer Survivorship), 26 (5) 266-279.

Carlson-Green, B, Oliver, J, Chen, S., Finkelstein, M. (2008). Educating the Consumers: Increasing Understanding of Neurocognitive Late Effects in Parents and Teachers of Childhood Cancer Survivors. Abstract from the 13th International Society for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology meeting, Chicago, IL, Neuro-Oncology, 10, p.438.

Patel, S. and Carlson-Green, B. (2005). Commentary: Toward greater integration and specificity in conceptual models of neurocognitive functioning in childhood cancer survivors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 30 (1), 85-88.

Moertel CL, Carlson-Green B, Watterson J, Simonton SC. (2001). Lymphomatoid granulomatosis after childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Report of effective therapy. Pediatrics 107 (5). URL:

Carlson-Green B, Morris RD, Krawiecki N. (1996). Family and illness predictors of outcome in pediatric brain tumors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 20 (6), 769-784.

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