University of Nebraska Medical Center

Matthew Garlinghouse, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neuropsychology


Matthew Garlinghouse, PhD
Dr. Garlinghouse completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Dakota.  He subsequently completed his APA approved internship through the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Internship Program, followed by a 4-year fellowship in Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging at Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel School of Medicine). While there, he focused clinically on cancer, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. He focused his research on the effects of cannabis on brain reward circuitry under the instruction of leaders in the field including Drs. Green, Saykin and Roth. Dr. Garlinghouse has held faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School and Wayne State School of Medicine. He is presently an Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences at UNMC, where he assists in the treatment of patients with cancer, epilepsy, dementia, psychiatric disorders and workman's compensation cases.
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Internship, Neuropsychology Track (2005-2006)
  • University of North Dakota, PhD (2006)
  • Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Fellowship,  Neuropsychology (2006-2008)
  • Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Fellowship, Neuroimaging (2008-2010)
Clinical and Research Interests

Cancer, Epilepsy, Intracarotid Sodium Amytal Procedure (ISAP), Pre-surgical evaluations, Intraoperative mapping, FAA evaluations. 

Resting State functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (rsfMRI), Task-based functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), Volumetric Analysis, Impact of drugs of abuse on brain structure/function and impact of cancer treatment on cognition

Patient Care
Dr. Garlinghouse provides patient care through Nebraska Medicine at Clarkson Doctors Building North. View his Nebraska Medicine provider profile.