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Sheldon L. Herring, Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-455-2603
Office: 701 Grove Road-HSAB
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Dr. Herring is a 1983 graduate of the University of Arizona with post-doctoral internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He specializes in the neuropsychological sequelae of traumatic brain injury, stroke and related neurological disorders and the rehabilitation of persons with cognitive impairment. Dr. Herring is the Chief of the Division of Behavioral, Social and Population Health Science and also serves as the Clinical Director of the Outpatient Traumatic Brain Injury and Young Stroke Programs of Roger C. Peace Rehab Hospital, part of Prisma Health. Current service includes: Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of America-member. Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists Board of Governors- Chair
Teaching Interest(s): Integration of principles of mindfulness (Conscious Leadership and Conscious Professionalism) and tools to increase self-awareness of medical professionals for both personal and professional growth. Application of Deliberately Developmental Organization principles to facilitate team development and achieve authentic community. Application of brain-behavior relationships to clinical management of neurological populations.
Honors & Awards: Conscious Leadership Award 2017- Uof SC School of Medicine Greenville
Recognition of Leadership- South Carolina Brain Injury Leadership Council 2016
Young Stroke Champion Award- Young Stroke Inc 2011
Ally of the Year- Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina 2007
Program Partnership Award for Leadership in Traumatic Brain Injury Program Development 2003
Human Service Professional of the Year 2002- Greenville County Committee on Accessibility.
Professional Affiliations: American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
American Psychological AssociationDivision 40
National Academy of Neuropsychology
Society of Clinical Neuropsychology

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