Daniel I. Kaufer, MD

Dan Kaufer, MDAssociate Professor, Department of Neurology
Division Chief: Cognitive Neurology and Memory Disorders
Director, UNC Memory Disorders Program
Co-Director, Carolina Alzheimer's Network
Past-President, Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology

Clinical Interests: Mild Cognitive Impairment/Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal Degeneration/Primary Progressive Aphasia, Lewy body dementias, Late sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury, Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus.

Clinical Research Interests: Clinical assessment of meta-cognitive and neuropsychiatric phenomena in MCI and dementia, structural and functional imaging in dementia differential diagnosis, clinical informatics and classification of cognitive disorders, translational research for dementia in primary care, experimental therapeutics for cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders.

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology); 1995; recertification 2005; United Council for Neurological Specialties (Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry); 2008.


M.D. University Of Wisconsin.

Internship, Montefiore University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Neurology.

Fellowship: Behavioral / Geriatric Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles.