William Kronenberger, Ph.D.

William G. Kronenberger, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Section of Psychology


Personal Statement  My primary background and work are in child clinical and pediatric psychology. Clinically, my areas of focus are psychological testing, ADHD, Learning Disorders, and physical conditions in childhood (especially when these affect executive functioning or learning). My research investigates the assessment, causes, and treatments of problems with executive functioning and learning, especially in children with cochlear implants or ADHD. My teaching areas include assessment, ADHD, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, pediatric psychology, media violence exposure, evidence-based psychological treatments, and practice management.
Education  Undergraduate: Xavier University

Graduate School: Duke University

Internship: Indiana University School of Medicine

Board Certifications/Certifications:
Health Service Provider in Psychology
Current Academic Interests  Teaching: Involved in teaching medical students, residents, interns, and graduate students at all levels of training.

Clinical: Chief of the Psychology Testing Clinic at Riley Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic; Co-Chief of the ADHD-Disruptive Behavior Disorders Clinic at Riley Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

Research: Causes and treatments of problems with executive functioning and learning in children with physical conditions, especially hearing loss and cochlear implantation; evaluation and interventions for problems with attention, executive functioning, and self-control, including ADHD and disruptive behaviors; investigation of effects of computer (including computer-based working memory training) and other media influences (including media violence exposure) on executive functioning and working memory.
Recent Publications 

Kral, A., Kronenberger, W.G., Pisoni, D.B., & O’Donoghue, G.M.  (2016).  Neurocognitive factors in sensory restoration of early deafness: A connectome model.  Lancet Neurology, epub online in advance of print.


Kronenberger, W.G., Beer, J., Castellanos, I., Pisoni, D.B., & Miyamoto, R.T.  (2014).  Neurocognitive risk in children with cochlear implants.  JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 140, 608-615.


Kronenberger, W.G., Pisoni, D.B., Henning, S.C., & Colson, B.G.  (2013).  Executive functioning skills in long-term users of cochlear implants: A case control study.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 902-914. 

William Kronenberger, Ph.D.

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