Joseph W. Fink, PhD

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Associate Professor of Psychiatry

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Joseph W. Fink, PhD, specializes in clinical neuropsychology. His interests include:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurocognitive sequelae of electrical trauma
  • Neuropsychological detection and characterization of neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, frontotemporal dementia, and other dementias
  • Investigation of various classes of memory disruption and their neural substrates
  • Medical neuropsychology

Currently, Dr. Fink serves as director of the clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship and as director of the University of Chicago's satellite neuropsychology clinic in Hobart, Indiana.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Harvard University; University of Notre Dame


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Psychology Association
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1995

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Languages Spoken

  • English