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Jeff Schaffert is currently a clinical neuropsychologist who serves as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he also completed his doctoral and residency training. Clinically, he sees outpatients in the UTSW neuropsychology clinic and inpatient at the University Hospital. He has published several papers on the risk factors of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, but his primary research interest continues to be the impact of head-injury exposure and later-in-life cognitive decline.


Other Post Graduate Training
UT Southwestern Medical Center (Ph.D.) (2020), Psychology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2022), Neuropsychology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Spectrum of Alzheimer-Type Pathology in Cognitively Normal Individuals.
Walker JM, Dehkordi SK, Schaffert J, Goette W, White Iii CL, Richardson TE, Zare H, J Alzheimers Dis 2023 91 2 683-695
A Critical Review of Neuropsychological Actuarial Criteria for Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Carlew AR, Kaser A, Schaffert J, Goette W, Lacritz L, Rossetti H, J Alzheimers Dis 2023 91 1 169-182
Psychometric Properties of Computerized Cognitive Tools and Standard Neuropsychological Tests Used to Assess Sport Concussion: A Systematic Review.
Wilmoth K, Brett BL, Emmert NA, Cook CM, Schaffert J, Caze T, Kotsonis T, Cusick M, Solomon G, Resch JE, Cullum CM, Nelson LD, McCrea M, Neuropsychol Rev 2022 Aug

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas-Fort Worth Neuropsychological Association (2022)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (2016)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (2016)
  • Sports Neuropsychology Society (2019)