Mangala Sadasivan, PhD

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NameMangala  Sadasivan
TitleAssociate Professor

Staff Profile:

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
West Fee Hall
909 Wilson Road, Suite 318
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-5043,

Director of PEAK Learning Center Open link in new browser tab which provides MSUCOM medical students with:

  • Neurocognitive clinical testing to establish a learning profile
  • PEAK Program for Academic Success

Special interests: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Cognitive awareness and control of depression related symptoms, Higher Level Processing Disorders, Neurocognitive changes related to Sports Concussion, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disabilities (LD), Cognitive Health, and Anxiety Disorders.

  • BA, Speech –Language Pathology, George Washington University, 1978
  • MA, Speech –Language Pathology, Michigan State University, 1981
  • Internship with Easter Seal McHenry County, Illinois, 1981-1983
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1982
  • Cognate in Gerontology, Michigan State University, 1986
  • Clinical/Research Associate, Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic, Michigan State University, 1985-1989
  • PHD, Audiology and Speech Sciences, Michigan State University, 1989
  • Director of Cognitive-Speech Rehabilitation Services 1989-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, 2006-2012
  • Associate Professor, department of Psychiatry, 2012-Present