Amanda Ball, Psy.D, ABPP-CN

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Medicine


Dr. Amanda Ball is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist specializing in pediatrics. Dr. Ball has trained as a lifespan neuropsychologist working in various settings including outpatient clinics, community mental health, hospitals, and day treatment programs.

Dr. Ball's research interests include aspects of neurodevelopment including trauma/adverse childhood events, in-utero exposure to substances and alcohol, and early onset psychosis/childhood schizophrenia.

Before joining OHSU, Dr. Ball was a neuropsychologist at Kaiser Permanente NW for 6 years in an outpatient setting serving a lifespan population. Dr. Ball has supervised students at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

Dr. Ball grew up in the foothills of North Carolina and completed graduate training in Illinois.

When not at work, Dr. Ball enjoys the outdoors of the Pacific NW and traveling with their partner.

Education and training

    • Psy.D., 2011, Illinois School of Professional Psychology
    • M.A., 2008, Illinois School of Profession Psychology
    • B.A., 2005, East Carolina University
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Professional Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology
    • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology

Memberships and associations:

  • National Register of Health Service Psychologist
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Areas of interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Trauma