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Dr. John Sawyer is a neuropsychologist at Ochsner Health where he assess patients with a wide variety of cognitive/behavioral problems. He works with attorneys and courts providing consultation and expertise related to neuropsychology/forensic psychology. Administratively, Dr. Sawyer co-directs the Center for Brain Health, which leads Alzheimers and related dementia assessment and care programs within the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute. His clinical transformation efforts are geared toward creating and sustaining dementia care for our rapidly aging population. Also, at Ochsner, he works in the Office of Professional Wellbeing where he is the Medical Director of Professional Staff Experience. In that role, he works with physicians and clinical teams struggling with burnout and job stress. In 2019, the Louisiana Psychological Association gave him the Early Career Psychologist award that year and, in 2020, was nominated as a healthcare hero at Ochsner during the initial wave of the COVID pandemic.

Medical Education

University of Memphis
Field of Study: PhD, Counseling Psychology


Memphis VA Medical Center
Field of Study: Neuropyschology


VA Maryland Health Care System
Field of Study: Neuropsychology