Memory Disorders Center

Memory Disorders Center

Established in 1986, the University of Miami Memory Disorders Center (UM-MDC) at the Miller School of Medicine is one of 13 memory disorder clinics partly supported by the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI). As part of its multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and research of Alzheimer’s disease and related memory problems, the UM-MDC is a collaborative program of the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Center on Aging, and the Department of Neurology. The center is devoted to high-quality patient care, education of caregivers and health professionals, and pursuit of clinical research aimed at better diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders.


UM-MDC Staff

Elizabeth A. Crocco, M.D.
Co-Medical Director Memory Disorders Center Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Geriatric Psychiatry Training Director, Jackson Memorial Hospital
ecrocco@med.miami.edu

Clinton Wright, M.D., M.S.
Co-Medical Director Memory Disorders Center Scientific Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Associate Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Epidemiology & Public Health
cwright@med.miami.edu

Lina Garcia
Manager, Research Support Memory Disorders Center, Center on Aging, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
lgarcia12@med.miami.edu

Carolina Mendoza-Puccini, IMG, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator, Cognitive Disorders Department of Neurology
mmendozapuccini@med.miami.edu

Dolores M. Perdomo, Ph.D., LCSW
Center on Aging, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
dperdomo@med.miami.edu

Locations:

Administrative Office & Caregiver Education Center
Center on Aging, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Mental Health Hospital Center
1695 NW 9th Ave, Suite 3202
Miami, FL 33136

Patient Clinic Site
Department of Neurology Outpatient Clinic
Professional Arts Center
1150 NW 14th Street, 6th Floor, Suite 609
Miami, FL 33136

For more information, please contact Lina Garcia at the Memory Disorders Center at
305-355-9065.

lgarcia12@med.miami.edu