Mary E Desrocher
Clinical Developmental DCT
Locations / Contact Info:
124 BSBKeele CampusPhone: 416 736 2100 Ext. 33111
Faculty & School/Dept.
Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology
PhD - 1998
University of Toronto
Dr. Desrocher's training is in neuropsychological assessment and neurorehabilitation. Her current research explores autobiographical memory, executive functions, and social cognition, as well as mental health correlates of cognitive difficulties. Clinical populations of study include children and adolescents with stroke, early neurological injuries, epilepsy, and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Fuentes, A., Deotto, A., Desrocher, M., DeVeber, G., & Westmacott, R. (2017). Working memory outcomes following unilateral arterial ischemic stroke in childhood. Child Neuropsychology. 27(2): 1-19.
Fuentes, A., Deotto, A., Desrocher, M., DeVeber, G., & Westmacott, R. (2016). Determinants of cognitive outcomes of perinatal and childhood stroke: A review. Child Neuropsychology 22(1), 1-38
DeOtto, A., Fuentes, A., Desrocher, M., DeVeber, G., & Westmacott, R. (2014). Working Memory and Arithmetic Ability in Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(4) 288
Hospital for Sick Children
Currently available to supervise graduate students: No
Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: No
Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: No
Her research interests include Neuropsychology; Cognitive, behavioural and emotional functioning of children with diabetes and epilepsy. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):
CV of Mary E Desrocher