James R Hall, PhD, FABMP

James Hall, PhD, FABMP

Professor - Pharmacology & Neuroscience
For an appointment: 817-735-DOCS (3627)
Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Clinical specialty:Psychology

Research interests:Thinking and memory disorders in older adults.

Dr. James R. Hall is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment of thinking and memory disorders in the elderly.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Hall has been a faculty member at UNT Health Science Center.

A member of the interdisciplinary Geriatric Assessment Program, he has conducted more than 3,000 neurocognitive evaluations of cognitively impaired elderly. As part of the evaluation process, Dr. Hall meets with families and caregivers to discuss recommendations for the treatment of loved ones.

He does research for the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium and is chair of the neuropsychology subcommittee. Also, he is an investigator on clinical trials for new medications for Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Hall is a member of the Institute for Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the UNT Health Science Center. He also is a research associate with the Translational Research in Aging and Alzheimer’s Program in the Department of Medicine.

His major research areas are dementia, depression in Alzheimer’s disease, neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia and the assessment of cognitive change in older adults. Dr. Hall’s recent work has focused on developing blood-based biomarkers of cognitive decline and behavioral disturbances in dementia.

He is actively involved in research and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. Dr. Hall has presented scientific papers at national and international conferences.
Academic:Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno

Bachelor of Arts with honors, History, University of Iowa