Michael Hoffman, MD, PhD
Dr. Michael Hoffmann obtained his medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and neurological subspecialty fellowship training in stroke from Columbia University. This was followed by two senior doctorates, one in cerebrovascular medicine (MD) and one in behavioral health (PhD). Dr. Hoffman’s main areas of research have concerned cognitive disorders after stroke and how to improve brain health and fitness based on scientific principles and evolutionary insights.
Dr. Hoffman is currently a Professor of Neurology with the University of Central Florida and has recently served in a number of administrative leadership positions, such as Associate Dean of Academic Assessment and Chief of Neurology Services and Director of the Stroke Center at the Orlando VA Medical Center. He is the founding director of comprehensive and primary stroke centers in 5 tertiary medical centers to date in the USA and South Africa and has current licenses in Florida and Kentucky and previously in Canada, Germany and South Africa. Dr. Hoffman is also a cognitive neurology consultant at the Roskamp Neuroscience Institute in Sarasota, Florida where he focuses on frontotemporal disorders, traumatic brain illness and neuro-toxicological syndromes such as Gulf War Illness