Joshua B. Cantor
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Rehabilitation Medicine
PHD, Long Island University
Internship, Clinical Psychology
Jewish Child Care Association
Fellowship, Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
- Dr. Cantor is Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is a clinical psychologist and specializes in neuropsychological assessment, psychotherapy, and cognitive remediation with individuals with brain injuries and other neurological disabilities. He is board certified in rehabilitation psychology.
Dr. Cantor is a senior researcher and co-director of the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai.
Dr. Cantor received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology and clinical neuropsychology at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Cantor is a senior researcher in the New York TBI Model System, and the Mount Sinai Injury Control Research Center. His research focuses on individuals with brain injury and individuals with TBI in particular. His research has focused on the following areas:
- Cognitive rehabilitation and cognitive remediation after TBI
- Treatment of executive dysfunction after TBI
- Effects of aerobic exercise on cognition and mood following TBI
- Psychotherapy for post-TBI depression
- Screening for Post-TBI depression
- Community integration after TBI
- Fatigue and insomnia after TBI
- Sleep after TBI
- TBI outcomes
Cantor JB, Bushnik T, Cicerone K, Dijkers MP, Gordon W, Hammond FM, Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Lequerica A, Nguyen M, Spielman LA. Insomnia, Fatigue, and Sleepiness in the First 2 Years After Traumatic Brain Injury: An NIDRR TBI Model System Module Study. The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation 2012 Nov; 27(6).
Lequerica A, Bushnik T, Wright J, Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Hammond FM, Dijkers MP, Cantor J. Psychometric Properties of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue Scale in Traumatic Brain Injury: An NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study. The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation 2012 Nov; 27(6).
Langenbahn DM, Ashman T, Cantor J, Trott C. An Evidence-Based Review of Cognitive Rehabilitation in Medical Conditions Affecting Cognitive Function. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 2012 Sep;.
Wu LM, Diefenbach MA, Gordon WA, Cantor JB, Cherrier MM. Cognitive problems in patients on androgen deprivation therapy: A qualitative pilot study. Urologic oncology 2012 Sep;.
Cicerone KD, Langenbahn DM, Braden C, Malec JF, Kalmar K, Fraas M, Felicetti T, Laatsch L, Harley JP, Bergquist T, Azulay J, Cantor J, Ashman T. Evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation: updated review of the literature from 2003 through 2008. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 2011 Apr; 92(4).
Tsaousides T, Cantor JB, Gordon WA. Suicidal ideation following traumatic brain injury: prevalence rates and correlates in adults living in the community. The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation 2011; 26(4).
Moore DW, Ashman TA, Cantor JB, Krinick RJ, Spielman LA. Does gender influence cognitive outcome after traumatic brain injury?. Neuropsychological rehabilitation 2010 Jun; 20(3).
Tsaousides T, Warshowsky A, Ashman TA, Cantor JB, Spielman L, Gordon WA. The relationship between employment-related self-efficacy and quality of life following traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitation psychology 2009 Aug; 54(3).
Cantor JB, Ashman TA, Gordon WA, Ginsberg A, Engmann C, Egan M, Spielman L, Dijkers M, Flanagan S. Post TBI fatigue and its impact on participation and quality of life. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2008; 23(1): 41-51.
Flanagan SR, Cantor JB, Ashman TA. Traumatic brain injury: future assessment tools and treatment prospects. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment 2008 Oct; 4(5).
Ashman TA, Cantor JB, Gordon WA, Sacks A, Spielman L, Egan M, Hibbard MR. A comparison of cognitive functioning in older adults with and without traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2008; 23(3): 139-148.
Ashman TA, Cantor JB, Gordon WA, Spielman L, Egan M, Ginsberg A, Engmann C, Flanagan S. Objective measurement of fatigue following traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2008; 23(1): 33-40.
Cantor JB, Gordon WA, Ashman TA. Screening for brain injury in schoolchildren [abstract]. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2006; 21:. Abstract 424.
Gordon WA, Zafonte R, Cicerone K, Cantor J, Brown M, Lombard L, Goldsmith R, Chandna T. Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation: State of the science. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2006; 85(4): 343-382.
Ashman TA, Schwartz ME, Cantor JB, Hibbard MR, Gordon WA. Screening for substance abuse in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury 2004; 18(2): 191-202.
Gordon WA, Cantor JB, Ashman TA, Brown M. Treatment of post-TBI executive dysfunction: Application of theory to practice. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2006; 21: 156-167.
Cantor JB, Ashman TA, Schwartz ME, Gordon WA, Hibbard MR, Brown M, Spielman L, Charatz HJ, Cheng Z. The role of self-discrepancy theory in understanding post-TBI affective disorders: A pilot study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2005; 20: 527-534.
Hibbard MR, Cantor JB, Charatz HJ, Rosenthal R, Ashman TA, Gundersen N, Ireland-Knight L, Gordon WA, Avner J, Gartner A. Peer support in the community: Initial findings of a mentoring program for individuals with TBI and their families. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2002; 19(2): 112-131.
Cantor JB, Gordon WA, Schwartz ME, Charatz HJ, Ashman TA, Abramowitz S. Child and Parent Responses to a Brain Injury Screening Questionnaire. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004; 85(Suppl. 2): S54-S60.
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Dr. Cantor did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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