Services and Appointments
The UNC Memory Disorders Clinic offers:
- Comprehensive neurological and cognitive diagnostic evaluations;
- Multidisciplinary treatment planning and disease management; and
- Risk reduction and lifestyle management strategies.
We specialize in the diagnosis and management of:
- Mild Cognitive Impairment
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Frontotemporal Degeneration
- Primary Progressive Aphasia
- Traumatic Brain Injury (Mild)
- Lewy Body/Parkinsonian Dementias
- Normal‐Pressure Hydrocephalus
- Familial/inherited dementias
- Vascular and other dementias
Other services offered through the UNC Memory Disorders Program include:
- Opportunities for participating in research studies and clinical trials;
- Medical student, resident, and physician training;
- Patient education and referral to community resources.
- Physician referral is needed. Visit the Identifying Dementia page to learn more about the primary signs of dementia.
- When the referral is received, a medical history form will be sent out.
- After the form is completed, contact the clinic at (984) 974-4401 to schedule an appointment.
- Bring the completed medical history form and other relevant medical records (including CD‐ROM copies of recent brain imaging studies) to the clinic.
- Have an informant familiar with the patient accompany the patient.
- The evaluation typically lasts 1.5 hours, including cognitive testing and neurological evaluations.
- Dan Kaufer, MD – Associate Professor and Division Chief
- Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD – Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Neurology
- Nansi Greger-Holt, RN, MPH, FNP – Nurse Practitioner
- Cara High, RN
Clinical Research Coordinators:
- Jessica Ferrall
- Carlos Velez
- Angela Glover