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Joel Kramer



  • (415) 353-2057
  • (415) 353-2057

About me

Joel Kramer is a neuropsychologist, a specialist in the relationship between the central nervous system and behaviors. He directs the neuropsychology program at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, where he helps to diagnose and care for patients with a wide range of memory disorders.

In his research, Kramer studies the effects of neurodegenerative disease on intellectual abilities and behavior, behavioral markers of Alzheimer's disease before clear symptoms appear, and cognitive changes associated with typical aging.

Kramer earned his doctorate in psychology at Baylor University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System. He is board certified in clinical neuropsychology.

  • Education

    Baylor University School of Medicine, PhD, Psychology , 1982

  • Residencies

    Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, Neuropsychology, 1983

  • Academic Title


Memory and Aging Center

1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158

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