Physicians & Leadership

Pioneering Rehabilitation

Mark Herceg, Ph.D.

Director, Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell
Medical College

Education:

  • B.A., New York University, New York, New York, 1991
  • M.A., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, 1995
  • Ph.D., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, 1997

Postgraduate Training:

  • Pre-doctoral Internship, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York
  • Psychology Extern, Center for Cognition and Communication, New York, New York
  • Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York

Articles

Herceg, M. (2013). Concussions-From a Neuropsychological and Medical Perspective. In the Arena: A Sports Law Handbook. ed. Elissa D. Hecker, Esq.; David Krell, Esq.

Herceg, M. (2007). Understanding Cognitive Rehabilitation: Physical Therapy for the Brain.  Norwalk Hospital Women’s Health, Fall 2007. 

Herceg, M., Melamed, B.G., & Pregrad, J. (1996).  Impact of War Events and Optimism on Refugee and Non-refugee Children from Croatia and Bosnia-

Hercegovina.  Croatian Medical Journal, 37, 111-114.

Herceg, M. (1994).  A Croatian-American’s Perspective on the Psychological Effects of War on Children in Croatia and Bosnia-HercegovinaCroatian Medical Journal, 35, 252-253.

Presentations

Herceg, M. (2009, July). Neuropsychology of Substance Abuse. Presentation given at Silver Hill Hospital. 

Lectures

Herceg, M. (2000, April).  Neuropsychological Differences between Left and Right Hemisphere Brain Damage. World Association of Croatian Physicians.  Sixth Joint Meeting, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Herceg, M. (1997, May).  Rehabilitation after head injury and stroke in the United States.  World Association of Croatian Physicians.  Fifth Joint Meeting, Opatija, Croatia.  

Herceg, M., Melamed, B.G., & Pregrad, J. (1996, March).  War-related Trauma in Refugee Children.  International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.  Fourth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Posters

Herceg, M. (1991, Spring).  Developmental Progression in Play Behavior of Infants from 5 to 17 Months of Age.  NYU Psychology Department.  NYU Tutorial Seminar, New York.