Alexander Tan, Ph.D.

Founding member

Alexander Tan, PhD is a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He completed his doctorate in clinical psychology and internship in pediatric neuropsychology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center Dallas, and he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University. His clinical and research interests include neuropsychological sequelae of pediatric congenital heart disease, demyelinating diseases, brain injury, and genetic disorders. Dr. Tan serves on the Asian Neuropsychological Association Executive Committee and is involved in research and advocacy for culturally sensitive neuropsychological assessment in Asian populations. In addition to being a KnowNeuropsychology committee member, he also serves on the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology’s Education Advisory Committee and is passionate about advancing neuropsychology training, education, and mentorship.

Dr. Tan served on the KnowNeuropsychology Committee from April 2020 to June 2021 and is one of the founding members.