Specialties: Pediatric Neuropsychology, Concussion Management
Dr. Ryann Watson-Stites is a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist who joined Slocum Sports Concussion Program in 2017. She has been involved in the management of sports-related concussions since conducting neuropsychological baseline testing for the St. Louis Blues professional hockey team in the 1990s and has clinically evaluated and treated youth with concussions as a medical school faculty member since 2003, first at the University of Wisconsin Madison and then at Oregon Health & Science University. In addition to her concussion specialty practice at Slocum, she maintains her faculty position at OHSU and teaches courses in cognitive assessment at the University of Oregon. She is passionate about both excellence in clinical care and clinical teaching. Dr. Watson-Stites provides neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents, characterizing cognitive and behavioral effects of medical conditions and helping families, schools, and healthcare providers develop plans for intervention, accommodation, and support services.
When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, attending youth soccer games, spending time in the woods and on the lake, hiking, running, cooking, and reading.