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Rod Swenson, Ph.D., ABN

Rod Swenson, Ph.D., ABN

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Professional Objective

Dr. Swenson founded Neuropsychology Associates in 2001 with a vision for providing exemplary, personalized neuropsychological and psychological services.

Current Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Swenson is a Board Certified Neuropsychologist who operates Neuropsychology Associates and serves adult patients and their families. Dr. Swenson also holds an appointment as Clinical Professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

He is active in teaching medical students, residents, and graduate psychology students. In 2008, he was awarded with the Dean’s Recognition Award from the UND Medical School for his commitment to teaching. 

Professional Interests and Activities

In addition to having a full-time clinical practice, Dr. Swenson has been involved in research in the areas of Alzheimer’s and Vascular dementia his entire professional career.  He is a member of CENDA (Consortium for the Examination of Neuropsychological Data in Aging) which is a multi-center collaborative research group with members in Boston, Philadelphia, New York, San Diego, Chicago, Florida and Fargo. Dr. Swenson is a Fellow in the American College of Professional Neuropsychology as well as a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.


Dr. Swenson earned his doctoral degree from the University of North Dakota. He completed his fellowship in Neuropsychology at the Boston V.A. Medical Center, with appointments at the Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard, under the supervision of Dr. Edith Kaplan who is renowned for her critical role in establishing neuropsychology as a specialty area of study. He also had the distinct privilege of learning directly from Dr. Norman Geschwind, a founder of the field of Behavioral Neurology.

Personal Interests

Dr. Swenson is married and treasures spending time with his family and friends.       


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