Neurology &
Neurological Sciences

Gwyneth McCawley, MD

Gwyneth McCawley, MD


Gwyneth grew up in Los Angeles California. She attended college at Colorado College and studied Psychology and Neuroscience. She moved to Philadelphia and did cognitive research with patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia with Dr. Murray Grossman at The University of Pennsylvania. She then moved to Charlottesville for Medical School at University of Virginia. She is happy to be back in her home state of California for Neurology Residency.


Medical School: University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
Undergraduate: Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO



Ash S, Moore P, Antani S, McCawley G, Work M, Grossman M. Trying to tell a tale: Discourse impairments in progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia. Neurology. 2006. May;66(9):1405-1413.

Libon DJ, Xie SX, Moore P, Farmer J, Antani S, McCawley G, Cross K, Grossman M. Patterns of neuropsychological impairment in frontotemporal dementia. Neurology. 2007. Jan;68(5):369-375

Murray R, Koenig P, Antani S, McCawley G, Grossman M. Lexical acquisition in progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia. Cognitive Neuropsychology. 2007. Feb;24(1): 48-69.

McCawley GM, Ferriss JS, Geffel D, Northup CJ, Modesitt SC. Cancer in obese women: potential protective impact of bariatric surgery. Journal of American College of Surgeons. 2009. Jun;208(6):1093-8.Epub 2009 Apr 17.


2010 AAN Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology University of Virginia, 2010

Best Scientific Presentation by a Medical Student Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncologic Society Meeting, October 2007

Phi Beta Kappa, National Honor Society, Colorado College, 2002

Cum Laude in Psychology, Colorado College, 2002

Distinction on Senior Thesis in Psychology Colorado College, 2002

Psi Chi, Psychology Honor Society, Colorado College, 2001


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