Deborah Koltai
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

1) Investigation of factors related to care of epilepsy patients in Uganda, Africa to inform capacity building and infrastructure strengthening efforts. Studies have involved a pursuit of understanding the cultural context and its impact on health care delivery and utilization.

2) Development and psychometric validation of neuropsychological and behavioral instruments.

3) The effect of psychological interventions on the abilities and adjustment of dementia patients and those at-risk for developing neurodegenerative illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease. Interventions include modified cognitive (mnemonic; organizational) strategies, and traditional psychotherapy (dynamic and behavioral). 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • Box 3333 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
  • Morreene Rd Clinic, Durham, NC 27705

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