Marsha Nortz Gragert, PhD

Department or Service



Phone: 832-822-3700
Fax: (832) 825-4164

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center fellowship Neuropsychology 2002
Washington University - St. Louis Children's Hospital postgraduate education Doctor of Philosophy 2000
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center internship Neuropsychology 2000


Marsha Nortz Gragert, PhD, ABPP-Cn graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 1994. She was awarded a doctoral degree in 2000 by Washington University in St. Louis, where she was also a recipient of The Mr. & Mrs. Spencer T. Olin Fellowship for Women. Dr. Gragert's internship training was completed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and her postdoctoral fellowship was conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Gragert joined the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Psychology as an Associate Professor in March 2011, transitioning from her previous position on the faculty of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati. She now provides clinical psychology services within the Psychology Service of Texas Children's Hospital. Her clinical and research interests include neuropsychological and biopsychosocial risk assessment as well as school reintegration following pediatric brain tumor and other pediatric cancers, but she also provides clinical neuropsychological services to a broad range of medically-involved, pediatric populations. Dr. Gragert also serves as Director of the Postdoctoral Residency in Pediatric Neuropsychology and is active as a clinical supervisor and mentor for pre- and postdoctoral neuropsychology trainees.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Member
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology Board Member and Oral Examiner
American Board of Professional Psychology Member
American Psychological Association and APA Division 40 Member
International Neuropsychological Society Member

Selected Publications

Gragert, M.N.& Kahalley, L.S. (2012). Executive functions in pediatric cancer. In S.J. Hunter and E.P. Sparrow (Eds.), Executive Function and Dysfunction: Identification, Assessment and Treatment, Cambridge University Press.