Scott K. Holland, PhD

Director, Pediatric Neuroimaging Research Consortium

McLaurin Scholar

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Radiology

Phone 513-636-7565

Fax 513-636-0434


Advanced neuroimaging applications of MRI in pediatrics; functional MRI of language, hearing and neuroplasticity following brain injury; brain development. 

Scott K. Holland, PhD, is the McLaurin Scholar in pediatric neurosurgery and professor of radiology, pediatrics, biomedical engineering, neuroscience and physics at University of Cincinnati, and director of the Pediatric Brain Imaging Research Center at Children’s Hospital Research Foundation.  A physicist by training, he received his BS degree (1980) in physics from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA., MS (1982) and PhD (1985) degrees in applied physics from Yale University.

BS: Physics (Magna Cum Laude), Muhlenberg College, 1980.

MS: Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University,1982.

MPhil: Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University, 1983.

PhD: Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University, 1985.

Tlustos SJ, Chiu CY, Walz NC, Holland SK, Bernard L, Wade SL. Neural correlates of interference control in adolescents with traumatic brain injury: functional magnetic resonance imaging study of the counting Stroop task. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2011 Jan;17(1):181-9.

Schmithorst VJ, Holland SK, Plante E. Diffusion Tensor Imaging Reveals White Matter Microstructure Correlations With Auditory Processing Ability. Ear Hear. 2010 Nov 8.

Yuan W, Deren KE, McAllister JP 2nd, Holland SK, Lindquist DM, Cancelliere A, Mason M, Shereen A, Hertzler DA, Altaye M, Mangano FT. Diffusion tensor imaging correlates with cytopathology in a rat model of neonatal hydrocephalus. Cerebrospinal Fluid Res. 2010 Nov 5;7:19.

Smith KM, Mecoli MD, Altaye M, Komlos M, Maitra R, Eaton KP, Egelhoff JC, Holland SK. Morphometric Differences in the Heschl's Gyrus of Hearing Impaired and Normal Hearing Infants. Cereb Cortex. 2010 Sep 13.

Kaimal V, Chu Z, Mahller YY, Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg B, Cripe TP, Holland SK, Qi X. Saposin C Coupled Lipid Nanovesicles Enable Cancer-Selective Optical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Mol Imaging Biol. 2010 Sep 14.

Szaflarski JP, Eaton K, Ball AL, Banks C, Vannest J, Allendorfer JB, Page S, Holland SK. Poststroke Aphasia Recovery Assessed With Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and a Picture Identification Task. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Aug 17.

Szaflarski JP, DiFrancesco M, Hirschauer T, Banks C, Privitera MD, Gotman J, Holland SK. Cortical and subcortical contributions to absence seizure onset examined with EEG/fMRIEpilepsy Behav. 2010 Aug;18(4):404-13.

Air EL, Yuan W, Holland SK, Jones BV, Bierbrauer K, Altaye M, Mangano FT. Longitudinal comparison of pre- and postoperative diffusion tensor imaging parameters in young children with hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Apr;5(4):385-91.

Karunanayaka P, Schmithorst VJ, Vannest J, Szaflarski JP, Plante E, Holland SK. A group independent component analysis of covert verb generation in children: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. NeuroImage. 2010 May 15;51(1):472-87.

Leach JL, Holland SK. Functional MRI in children: clinical and research applicationsPediatr Radiol. 2010 Jan;40(1):31-49.