Dr. Cullum received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and completed his internship and postdoctoral residency at UCSD and the San Diego VA. Currently he is a Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He holds the Pam Blumenthal Distinguished Professorship in Clinical Psychology, serves as Vice Chair and Chief of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, and is the Senior Neuropsychologist in the Peter O’Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern.
Dr. Cullum is the Principal Investigator of the concussion-Texas (ConTex) studies and has served as the neuropsychologist for the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Stars for over 20 years. His research spans across various cognitive disorders, but his primary interests include the assessment of short and long term effects of concussion as well as risk factors and differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative conditions later in life. He is also interested in test development and has done research on telemedicine applications of neuropsychology. He is a Past-President and Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Division 40) and is a founding member and Fellow of the Sports Neuropsychology Society. Dr. Cullum is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology and is active in research, administration, and clinical practice, in addition to training and supervision of students in neuropsychology in the Doctoral, Internship, and Postdoctoral training programs at UT Southwestern.