Prof Frank Wood

Prof Frank Wood



Prof Frank Wood



Emeritus Professor, Department of Neurology and Section Head, Neuropsychology

Bio sketch


A. — Wake Forest University, 1964

Master of Divinity with Languages — Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1968

M.A. — Wake Forest University, 1971, Psychology

Ph.D. – Duke University, 1974


Dr. Wood is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Brain Injury Provider for the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. Professionally, he is interested in methodology of functional brain mapping, learning disabilities, developmental disorders, memory, and other fields. Since 1986, he has been the principal investigator of an NICHD program project involving neurogenetics, functional brain imaging, behavioral outcomes, and intervention techniques in dyslexia and related disorders.


Since 2002, he has been the principal investigator of a multi-site project on the epidemiology and treatment of young adult literacy problems. He also frequently testifies in civil and criminal cases involving brain injury or dysfunction. Currently, he is a Professor of Neurology, Section Head of Neuropsychology, and associate in Radiology, at Wake Forest University Health Sciences.