Jacquelyn Borg, PhD is a clinical child psychologist and manager of the Department of Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation for Children's Specialized Hospital in New Jersey. She is an affiliate member of the medical staff at the Hospital.
Dr. Borg graduated with honors from the University Center at Binghamton New York in 1984 and received her doctorate in clinical child psychology in 1992 from Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. She has been with Children's Specialized Hospital since 1995 and has extensive experience working with children, teens, and young adults who have acquired brain injuries and partnering with their families to aid in the recovery process.
For the past five years, she has managed the Department of Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation. During this time she has developed an innovative outpatient brain injury evaluation and treatment service throughout the state. This includes a highly specialized milieu program with an intensive community integration format to increase a patient’s functional skills in natural community settings. Her program has expanded to include patients with post-concussive syndrome who are not responding to more traditional approaches. She has conducted Grand Rounds presentations and researched the relationship between awareness of injury and reported quality of life. She is currently partnering with an adult facility to assess the effects of rehearsal on memory. Dr. Borg serves on both the Hospital’s Documentation and Outpatient Teams.
In her career at Children's Specialized Hospital, Dr. Borg has had the opportunity to enjoy various roles and service on multiple teams. Prior to her work in the Department of Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation, she served as the administrative director of a multidisciplinary outpatient facility at Children's Specialized Hospital, and supervised and coordinated psychology services for the Organization.