The Interdisciplinary UM Memory Program 

The UM Memory Program is a new and exciting joint collaboration between the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Neurology and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The program’s co-directors are Clinton Wright, MD and Elizabeth Crocco, MD. They are joined by Dr. Barry Baumel as the attending physicians at the UM Memory Program.

“We are committed to leadership in the field of memory disorders,” said Ralph L. Sacco, MD, Chairman of Neurology, Olemberg Family Chair in Neurological Disorders, Professor of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Human Genetics at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. “Our directors bring exceptional clinical and research experiences to their roles in this exciting new program.”

Our program is funded in part by the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs Alzheimer Disease Initiative. Additionally, our research program is supported in part by the UM Evelyn F. McKnight Institute.

Wright is Associate Professor of Neurology and Scientific Director of the Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute. Crocco is Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. Baumel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, and was co-founder of the Baumel-Eisner Institute, a South Florida neurological research center.

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University of Miami opens South Florida’s First Brain Fitness Pavilion

The Pavilion, directed by Dr. Philip D. Harvey and Dr. Sara J. Czaja, faculty at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, offers state-of-the art, comprehensive cognitive programs, including neuropsychological assessments, assessments of everyday living skills and a customized brain fitness training program especially tailored for YOU.

Administered by trained and certified healthcare professionals, the brain fitness training program will help improve memory, concentration, attention, and mental speed. BrainHQ, an online brain training program designed by Posit Science and the only cognitive remediation intervention being considered by the FDA for clearance as a medical device, will be used at the Pavilion.

Your personalized program, which involves performing structured exercises such as remembering words and sorting objects, includes two 45-minute sessions a week at the Pavilion, as well as home exercises.

Call us now for an appointment and fee schedule
Phone Number: (305) 355-9080
Location: 1695 NW 9th Ave, Suite 3202, Miami FL 33136

Brain Fitness Pavilion Flyer (PDF)