Dr. Elizabeth Leonard has over thirty years experience in the areas of neurorehabilitation, developmental disabilities and psychological and neuropsychological assessment for children and adults. For over a decade, Dr. Leonard directed the Clinic for Neurobehavioral Disorders at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. She was on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is a current member of the Program in Psychiatry and the Law at Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Leonard has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physical Therapy from Boston University and the Medical College of Virginia. She received a doctoral degree in Psychology from Tufts University and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Developmental Evaluation Center at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. In addition to clinical training in rehabilitation, developmental, clinical and neuropsychology, Dr. Leonard is the recipient of numerous research grants from public and private agencies including the National Institutes of Health, March of Dimes, New Hampshire Developmental Disabilities Council and the Arizona Disease Control Commission. She consults on forensic matters in the areas of mental health, psychiatric disability and employment, psychological and vocational needs of individual's with brain injury, developmental disabilities and cognitive impairment. She has testified in civil proceedings in municipal and district courts in cases involving standards of care, medical malpractice, wrongful injury and death, product liability and toxic tort. Dr. Leonard lectures widely on the area of brain injury and disability.