Dr. Cullum is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment of cognitive disorders. He is board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN) and directs the Neuropsychology Program at UT Southwestern. Dr. Cullum also serves as the Chief of the Division of Psychology and Clinical Core Leader in the UTSW Alzheimer's Disease Center.  He is a past-president of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology and is actively involved in research, teaching, and clinical practice in neuropsychology. His research includes investigations into cognitive dysfunction in aging and dementia, neuropsychiatric syndromes, traumatic brain injury and sports concussion. His lab is also involved in new cognitive test development and in telemedicine applications of neuropsychology.

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Undergraduate School
Pacific Lutheran University (1981), Psychology
University of California San Diego VA Medical Center (1986), Clinical Psychology
Graduate School
University Health Services (1986)
University of California San Diego VA Medical Center (1988), Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive test development
  • Dementia and Memory disorders
  • Telemedicine applications in neuropsychology
  • Traumatic brain injury and sports concussion


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Feasibility of Telecognitive Assessment in Dementia
Cullum, C.M., Weiner, M.,F., Gehrmann, H., & Hynan, L. Assessment 2006 13 285-390
Patterns of verbal memory performance in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and normal aging
Greenaway, M.J., Lacritz, L.H., Binegar, D., Weiner, M.F., Lipton, A., & Cullum, C.M. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 2006 22 83-86
A total score for the CERAD neuropsychological battery
Chandler, M.J., Lacritz, L.H., Hynan, L.S., Barnard, H.D., Allen, G., Deschner, M., Weiner, M.F., & Cullum, C.M. Neurology 2005 12 102-106
Quantitative and qualitative interpretation of neuropsychological data in the assessment of temporal lobectomy candidates
Ogden-Epker, M., & Cullum, C.M. . The Clinical Neuropsychologist 2001 15 183-195
A performance-based instrument to assess functional capacity in dementia: The Texas functional living scale
Cullum, C.M., Saine, K., Chan, L.D., Martin-Cook, K., Gray, K., & Weiner, M.F. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology 2001 14 103-108
Episodic memory function in advanced aging and early Alzheimer’s Disease
Cullum, C.M., Filley, C.M., & Kozora, E. Journal of The International Neuropsychological Society 1995 1 100-103


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Honors & Awards

  • Board of Governors, International Neuropsychological Society
  • Honored Mentor Award
    National Academy of Neuropsychology (2012)
  • President, American Psychological Association, Neuropsychology Division (40)
  • Member at Large, American Psychological Association, Division of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Pam Blumenthal Distinguished Professorship
    Distinguished Professorship in Psychology (2003)
  • Fellow
    American Psychological Association (Divisions 40 & 12) (1999)
  • President, National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Ornish Award
    Alzheimer Disease Research (1998)
  • Fellow
    National Academy of Neuropsychology (1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Sports Neuropsychology Society (2012)
  • Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of APA) (2000)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology Division, APA (Division 40) (1982)
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Texas Psychological Association