Jennifer Flaherty, PhD



Graduate School(s):

Illinois Institute of Technology


VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System


VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan Health System


Jennifer Flaherty is a licensed psychologist who specializes in neuropsychology. She evaluates children’s thinking, attention, concentration, memory, executive function, visual and motor skills using neuropsychological testing.

Before joining CHKD, she taught, conducted research, and provided outpatient services in the EVMS department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She is now an assistant professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

She is originally from Connecticut and enjoys the much milder winters here in Virginia. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys.

Clinical Interests:

  • ADHD
  • Neuropsychological Testing


  • Neuropsychological functioning in children and adolescents with neurological and psychiatric diagnoses


Urbano, M. R., Raffaele, C. T., Kreiser, N. L., Flaherty, J. M., & Hartmann, K. (2019). Clinical considerations for the inclusion of individuals with autism spectrum disorder in clinical trials. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 89, 295-302.

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychologists

International Neuropsychological Society

Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists

American Psychological Association

Contact Info:

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518