Kenneth M Heilman

Kenneth M Heilman MD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-ADMIN/EDUC
Business Phone: (352) 273-5550
Business Email: heilman@neurology.ufl.edu

About Kenneth M Heilman

Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman received his M.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1963 and subsequently spent two years training in Internal Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center (Bellevue). During the Vietnam War he joined the Air Force and was Chief of Medicine at NATO Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. When he was discharged from the service, he took a Neurology residency and fellowship at the Harvard Neurological Unit (Boston City) with Dr. Derek Denny-Brown and then with Dr. Norman Geschwind. After completing his residency and fellowship, he joined the faculty at the University of Florida in 1970, as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1973 and Professor in 1975. He received an endowed chair in 1990 making him the first James E Rooks, Jr. Professor of Neurology. In 1998, he was in the first group of the faculty to be awarded the title of Distinguished Professor. He is also a professor of Clinical and Health Psychology.

Dr. Heilman is an active clinician who is Director of the Memory and Cognitive Disorder Clinics. His primary clinical interests are in attentional, emotional and cognitive disorders. His expertise as a clinician has been recognized by being listed in every edition of the Best Doctors in America as well as other publications. Dr. Heilman is also an educator. In addition to teaching medical and psychology students, he is active in resident education and has been director of a post doctoral program that has trained more than 70 post doctoral fellows. The majority of these fellows now hold academic positions in this and other universities. Several of Dr. Heilman’s former fellows are now leaders in academic Neurology and Neuropsychology. Dr. Heilman also has an active research program. He is the author of several texts, and has more than 600 books, chapters and articles in peer reviewed journals.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology

Publications

2017 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2016 Neurologic Clinics
2016 International Journal of Psychophysiology
2016 Journal of Religion & Health
2015 Parkinsonism & Related Disorders
2015 Journal of Religion & Health
2015 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2015 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2014 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2013 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2013 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2013 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
2013 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2013 American Journal of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias
2013 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2012 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
2012 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2011 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2011 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
2011 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2011 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2010 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2010 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2010 Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
2010 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2010 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2010 Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
2010 Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
2010 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2009 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2009 Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
2009 Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
2009 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2009 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2009 Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
2009 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2008 Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2008 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2008 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2008 Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
2008 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
2008 Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2008 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2007 International Journal of Neuroscience
2006 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
2004 Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
2004 Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark
2003 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
1999 Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

Grants

July 2016 – June 2017
ALZHEIMERS DISEASE INITIATIVE MEMORY DISORDER CLINIC 2016-2017
FL DEPT OF ELDER AFFAIRS ·
September 2015 – August 2019
Brain and cognition effects of cardio resynchronization therapy in heart failure
NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI · Project Manager
July 2015 – June 2016
Memory Disorder Clinic 2015-2016
FL DEPT OF ELDER AFFAIRS · Principal Investigator
September 2013 – December 2016
Disorders of Emotional Communication in Patient with Cer
NATL INST OF HLTH NIA · Principal Investigator

Education

1963
MD
University of Virginia