Dale Korinek, Psy.D

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

    About me

    Dale Korinek, Psy.D. is a neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at SIU School of Medicine. He served in the Illinois Army National Guard for 12 years before leaving to complete his doctoral education at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He completed his clinical training in neuropsychology at the University of Chicago Medical Center and internship at the Jesse Brown VA, with additional rotations at the University of Illinois Chicago. He went on to complete his postdoctoral fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, serving in both the neurology and psychiatry departments. His research interest broadly focuses on apathy and social behavioral changes in neurologic illness or injury, frontotemporal dementias, performance validity, and prospective memory.

    Dr. Korinek provides brief and comprehensive outpatient neuropsychological evaluations through the Department of Psychiatry. He also provides forensic neuropsychological services, including independent medical evaluations (IMEs) for disability/workers compensation, head injury litigation, adult guardianship, and legal decision-making capacity in adults with cognitive impairments. If you are seeking such services, please have your attorney contact Dr. Korinek or our clinic directly.

    Specialties: Neuropsychological assessment and psychoeducation

    Memberships: National Association of Neuropsychology (NAN), Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN) APA Division 40

    Licenses: Clinical Psychologist (Illinois)

    Clinical Interests: Mild cognitive impairment/dementia, epilepsy, brain injury, stroke/cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, autoimmune conditions affecting the brain, adult ADHD, and presurgical psychological screening for pain interventions (i.e., spinal cord simulator or pain pump)



    Education & training

    Clinical Neuropsychologist
    Graduate Degree
    Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    BS, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
    Internship program, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, with additional rotations at the University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Fellowship program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN