Shawn McClintock, Ph.D.

Shawn McClintock, Ph.D.

  • Lydia Bryant Test Distinguished Professorship in Psychiatric Research
  • Psychiatry
  • General Neurology
  • Neuropsychologist


Shawn McClintock, Ph.D., M.S.C.S., is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Director of Research Training for the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program. He specializes in clinical neuropsychology and neuromodulation antidepressant intervention development. 

Dr. McClintock earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at UT Southwestern, where he stayed to complete a National Institute of Mental Health research fellowship and a clinical fellowship in neuropsychiatry. He also holds a master’s degree in clinical sciences from UT Southwestern. 

Licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008. 

Dr. McClintock’s research interests include major depressive disorder, neurocognitive function, and neuromodulation interventions. The author of numerous articles, book chapters, abstracts, lectures, and presentations, he serves as an editor of National Academy of Neuropsychology Bulletin, an associate editor of Neuropsychology Review, and an editorial board member of Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation and the Journal of ECT.  

He is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the American Psychological Association, the Global
ECT-MRI Research Collaboration, the International Neuropsychological Society, the International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology, the Society for the
Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, and the Texas Psychological Association.

License Information

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Education & Training
  • Research Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006-2008), Clinical Psychology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008-2011), Neuropsychiatry
  • Undergraduate School - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1999-2005), Clinical Psychology
  • Graduate School - UT Southwestern School of Allied Health Professions (2002-2006), Psychology
  • Other Post Graduate Training - UT Southwestern School of Allied Health Professions (2002-2006)
Honors & Awards
  • Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Robert A. and Phyllis Levitt Early Career Award 2016
  • International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology New Investigator Award 2013
  • American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Young Investigator Memorial Travel Award 2010
  • National Institute of Mental Health Advanced Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health Fellow 2013
  • NIMH K23 Career Development Award 2010
  • International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology International Junior Investigator Award 2009
  • NIH/NCDEU New Investigator Award 2006
  • NIH KL2 Clinical Scholar 2008
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award 2008
Books & Publications
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Neurostimulation Interventions
  • Neurocognitive Function

Clinical Focus

  • General Neurology
  • Neuropsychologist

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