Kelly A. McNally, PhD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4700
FX: (614) 722-4718

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Kelly A. McNally, PhD is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. Her clinical interests include Pediatric Neuropsychology, Epilepsy, Rehabilitation Psychology, Concussion, and oncology. Her research interests include psychological and neuropsychological comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy and post-concussive symptoms in children with mild traumatic brain injury.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 08/30/2010

Graduate School

  • University of Cincinnati
    Date Completed: 09/30/2010


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 08/01/2012


  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Health


  • Psychology


  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/30/2012


  • McNally,Kelly,A; Shear,Paula,K; Tlustos,Sarah; Amin,Raouf,S; Beebe,Dean,W. 2012. Iowa Gambling Task Performance in Overweight Children and Adolescents at Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. 18, no. 3. (May): 481-489.
  • McNally,Kelly; Rohan,Jennifer; Pendley,Jennifer,Shroff; Delamater,Alan; Drotar,Dennis. 2010. Executive Functioning, Treatment Adherence, and Glycemic Control in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.  DIABETES CARE. Vol. 33, no. 6. (June): 1159-1162.
  • Rohan,Jennifer; Drotar,Dennis; McNally,Kelly; Schluchter,Mark; Riekert,Kristin; Vavrek,Pamela; Schmidt,Amy; Redline,Susan; Kercsmar,Carolyn. 2010. Adherence to Pediatric Asthma Treatment in Economically Disadvantaged African-American Children and Adolescents: An Application of Growth Curve Analysis.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY. Vol. 35, no. 4. (May): 394-404.
  • Varghese,G,I; Purcaro,M,J; Motelow,J,E; Enev,M; McNally,K,A; Levin,A,R; Hirsch,L,J; Tikofsky,R; Paige,A,L; Zubal,I,G; Spencer,S,S; Blumenfeld,H. 2009. Clinical use of ictal SPECT in secondarily generalized tonicclonic seizures.  BRAIN. Vol. 132, no. August: 2102-2113.
  • Blumenfeld,H; Varghese,G,I; Purcaro,M,J; Motelow,J,E; Enev,M; McNally,K,A; Levin,A,R; Hirsch,L,J; Tikofsky,R; Zubal,I,G; Paige,A,L; Spencer,S,S. 2009. Cortical and subcortical networks in human secondarily generalized tonicclonic seizures.  BRAIN. Vol. 132, no. April: 999-1012.
  • McNally,Kelly,A; Schefft,Bruce,K; Szaflarski,Jerzy,P; Howe,Steven,R; Yeh,Hwa-Shain; Privitera,Michael,D. 2009. Application of signal detection theory to verbal memory testing to distinguish patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from patients with epileptic seizures.  EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR. Vol. 14, no. 4. (April): 597-603.
  • Beebe,Dean,W; DiFrancesco,Mark,W; Tlustos,Sarah,J; McNally,Kelly,A; Holland,Scott,K. 2009. Preliminary fMRI findings in experimentally sleep-restricted adolescents engaged in a working memory task.  BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN FUNCTIONS. Vol. 5, no. February: e9.
  • McNally,Kelly,A; Rohan,Jennifer; Schluchter,Mark; Riekert,Kristin,A; Vavrek,Pamela; Schmidt,Amy; Redline,Susan; Kercsmar,Carolyn; Drotar,Dennis. 2009. Adherence to Combined Montelukast and Fluticasone Treatment in Economically Disadvantaged African American Youth with Asthma.  JOURNAL OF ASTHMA. Vol. 46, no. 9. (January): 921-927.
  • Griffith,Nathan,M; Szaflarski,Jerzy,P; Schefft,Bruce,K; Isaradisaikul,David; Meckler,Jason,M; McNally,Kelly,A; Privitera,Michael,D. 2007. Relationship between semiology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory profile.  EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR. Vol. 11, no. 1. (August): 105-111.
  • Enev,Miro; McNally,Kelly,A; Varghese,George; Zubal,I,George; Ostroff,Robert,B; Blumenfeld,Hal. 2007. Imaging onset and propagation of ECT-induced seizures.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 48, no. 2. (February): 238-244.
  • McNally,K,A; Paige,A,L; Varghese,G; Zhang,H,P; Novotny,E,J; Spencer,S,S; Zubal,I,G; Blumenfeld,H. 2005. Localizing value of ictal-interictal SPECT analyzed by SPM (ISAS).  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 46, no. 9. (September): 1450-1464.
  • McNally,K,A; Howe,S; Schefft,B,K; Privitera,M,D. 2005. Application of signal detection theory to recognition memory testing for the differential diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic and epileptic seizures.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 46, no. January: 69-69.
  • Isaradisaikul,D; McNally,K,A; Meckler,J,M; Privitera,M,D; Schefft,B,K; Szaflarski,J,P. 2005. MMPI personality profiles are associated with psychogenic non-epileptic seizure (PNES)types.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 46, no. January: 67-67.
  • Blumenfeld,H; Rivera,M; McNally,K,A; Davis,K; Spencer,D,D; Spencer,S,S. 2004. Ictal neocortical slowing in temporal lobe epilepsy.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 63, no. 6. (September): 1015-1021.
  • Blumenfeld,H; McNally,K,A; Vanderhill,S,D; Paige,A,L; Chung,R; Davis,K; Norden,A,D; Stokking,R; Studholme,C; Novotny,E,J; Zubal,I,G; Spencer,S,S. 2004. Positive and negative network correlations in temporal lobe epilepsy.  CEREBRAL CORTEX. Vol. 14, no. 8. (August): 892-902.
  • McNally,K,A; Blumenfeld,H. 2004. Focal network involvement in generalized seizures: new insights from electroconvulsive therapy.  EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR. Vol. 5, no. 1. (February): 3-12.
  • McNally,K,A; Davis,K; Doernberg,S,B; Zubal,I,G; Spencer,S,S; Blumenfeld,H. 2004. Ictal spect in secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 45, no. January: 302-303.
  • Paige,A,LB; McNally,K,A; Zubal,I,G; Novontny,E,J; Spencer,S,S; Blumenfeld,H. 2004. Importance of true ictal spect in localizing temporal and extratemporal epilepsy.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 45, no. January: 304-304.
  • Blumenfeld,H; McNally,K,A; OSTROFF,R,B; Zubal,I,G. 2003. Targeted prefrontal cortical activation with bifrontal ECT.  PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH-NEUROIMAGING. Vol. 123, no. 3. (July): 165-170.
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000