Alyssa Ailion


Alyssa Ailion

Dr. Alyssa Ailion joined Boston Children’s Hospital in October 2020 as an Attending Neuropsychologist in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Division of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology. She received her PhD in 2018 from Georgia State University as part of the dual degree program in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neuroscience. Her master’s and dissertation work focused on brain-behavior relationships and neuroplasticity using structural neuroimaging. She then completed an APA-approved internship in pediatric neuropsychology at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Next, she completed a 2-year fellowship at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC focused on pediatric neuropsychology and functional neuroimaging. Currently, she provides neuropsychological evaluations for epilepsy patients and the surgical team, completes behavioral monitoring for clinical fMRI scans, and conducts clinical neuroimaging research as her primary academic focus.