Dr. Shira Cohen-Zimerman completed her PhD at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. She is interested in studying different neurological disorders and their effects on social and cognitive abilities. In her research she uses different neuropsychological tools with survivors of traumatic brain injury and stroke, as well as Huntington’s disease patients and healthy controls.
Dr. Cohen-Zimerman holds an Israeli license to practice rehabilitational psychology and her long-term goal is to identify evidence-based interventions to maintain and improve cognitive functioning for patients with neurological and mental disorders.
355 E. Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Education & Training
Honors & Awards
Israel association of university women award2012
The Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute award2011
The Eric and Fuga Neuberger award2011
Hoffman Leadership and Responsibility Fellowship2009 - 2012
Graduate program fellowship, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem2005 - 2008