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Dr. Konstantine Zakzanis, Ph.D., C. Psych, C-CAT (MB), CMLE
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Scarborough

Dr. Zakzanis received his Honours B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from York University. He is a tenured Full Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough.


Dr. Zakzanis remains active in clinical research peer reviewed publications related to psychological and neuropsychological assessment (e.g., test sensitivity; malingering; psychometric test development, etc.), various clinical disorders (e.g., traumatic brain injury/concussion; major depressive disorder; schizophrenia; dementia, etc.) and various clinical and research methodologies (e.g., brain imaging; meta-analysis, etc.). Dr. Zakzanis has also given numerous invited addresses on clinical psychology and neuropsychology at national and international meetings.  He has received research grant support from federal and provincial funding agencies and is the winner of a Premier’s Research Excellence Award and a recipient of a Research Award from the American Psychological Association in Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Zakzanis has also served as an academic supervisor for numerous undergraduate and graduate students.


Moreover, Dr. Zakzanis is a current Editorial Board Member for Personal Injury and the Law and a past Associate Editor for, Neuropsychology. He is also a current Consulting Editor to Neuropsychology, The Clinical Neuropsychologist and The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, and has moreover, served as an editorial referee for numerous peer reviewed research journals in the fields of psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, assessment, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, and statistical and research methodology. 


Dr. Zakzanis is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and licensed to practice within the province of Ontario in both Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology. Dr. Zakzanis is a member of the Ontario, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, as well as the International Neuropsychological Society, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Affiliate Member), the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment and is the sitting Vice President for the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators. 


To date, Dr. Zakzanis has undertaken psychological and neuropsychological impairment assessments, including catastrophic examinations using the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Here, he holds C-CAT(MB) and CMLE(O) Certification from CSME|CAPDA as a founding developer of the certification programs and credentialing examination committees and has moreover completed the CMCC AMA Guides to Impairment Rating program and is AMA certified in the 4th Edition. Dr. Zakzanis has also completed all requirements for the Program of Insurance Medicine and Medico-legal Expertise with the Université de Montreal, Faculty of Medicine. Lastly, Dr. Zakzanis has been qualified as an expert in Psychology and Neuropsychology by FSCO arbitrators and by the Courts in Ontario and permitted to give expert testimony on areas within his scope of expertise.

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