Dawn M. Ehde, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in the UW Medicine Division of Clinical and Neuropsychology.
Dr. Ehde earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. She completed her residency, clinical postdoctoral fellowship and research postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle, with an emphasis on rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychology and research. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Ehde's clinical interests include neuropsychological evaluation of patients with acquired brain disorders, including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and stroke; and behavioral interventions targeting chronic pain, depression, insomnia, fatigue and wellness. Her research interests include managing chronic pain in persons with amputations, and improving the functioning of persons with multiple sclerosis through rehabilitation techniques.
Dr. Ehde is a UW professor of rehabilitation medicine. She joined the UW faculty in 1994.
In addition to working with her patients, Dr. Ehde enjoys exercise, reading, piano and spending time with her family.