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Leslie Wolfson, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Neurology
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1840
Phone: 860-679-3186
Fax: 860-679-4446
B.A.New York UniversityPsychology
M.D.Albert Einstein School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipGeorgetown University HospitalDepartment of Medicine
ResidencyAlbert Einstein College of MedicineResident in Neurology
ResidencyAlbert Einstein School of MedicineChief Resident in Neurology
Visiting ScientistLaboratory of Cerebral Metabolism-NIMHVisiting Scientist (Preceptor - Dr. L. Sokoloff)
FellowshipAlbert Einstein College of MedicineInterdept. Research Training Program
FellowshipNational Institutes of Health Fogarty Senior International Fellow Hammersmith MRC Cyclotron Unit

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Pat Finelli -- Teacher of year award -- 2017-18Neurology Residents
Robert S. Salant Research Award American Physical Therapy Association, New York Chapter
Senior International FellowFogarty International Center, NIH
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Geriatric & Rehabilitative Medicine Study SectionMemberExternalNational19972001
Geriatric neurology, balance and gait, ischemic white matter disease

Journal Articles


  • Masdeu J, Sudarsky L, Wolfson L. Gait and Balance in Aging 1997 Jan;

Book Chapters

  • Mobility Disorders; How to Evaluate and Treat the Effects of Age and Disease
    deMarcaida JA, Wolfson L Textbook of Geriatric Medicine 1999 Jan;
  • Disorders of Brain Fluids and Electrolytes
    Comprehensive Neurology Rosenberg GA, Wolfson LI 1998 Jan;
  • Nervous System Disease in Older Persons
    Baddour RJ, Wolfson L. The Practice of Geriatrics 1998 Jan;
  • Differential Diagnosis of Gait Disorders and Falls
    Barclay L, Wolfson, L. Clinical Geriatric Neurology 1993 Jan;145-154
  • Normal Aging: Pathophysiologic and Clinical Changes
    Barclay L, Wolfson, L. Clinical Geriatric Neurology 1993 Jan;13-19
  • Impaired Mobility and Falls
    Wolfson LI Textbook of Geriatric Medicine 1992 Jan;
  • The Effects of Age, Disease and Gender on the Balance of Healthy Elderly
    Wolfson L, Whipple R, Derby CA, Amerman P, Tobin JN, Nashner L. Falls, Balance and Gait Disorders in the Elderly 1992 Jan;129-135
  • Disorders of Brain Fluids and Electrolytes
    Rosenberg GA, Wolfson LI. Comprehensive Neurology 1991 Jan;
  • Falls and Gait
    Wolfson LI. Principles of Geriatric Neurology 1991 Jan;
  • Impaired Gait, Balance, and Neuromuscular Control: Future Intervention Strategies
    Wolfson LI, Whipple R, Amerman P, Singh D, Tobin JN. Reducing Frailty and Falls in Older Persons 1991 Jan;57-66
  • The Neurological Consultation at Age 80
    Wolfson LI, Katzman R. Principles of Geriatric Neurology 1991 Jan;
  • The Neurological Consultation at Age 80. Some Specific Disorders Observed in the Elderly
    Wolfson LI, Katzman R. Principles of Geriatric Neurology 1991 Jan;
  • Gait and balance in the elderly. Two functional capacities that link sensory and motor ability to falls.
    Wolfson, L I; Whipple, R; Amerman, P; Kaplan, J; Kleinberg, A Clinics in geriatric medicine 1985 Aug;1(3):649-59
  • Treatment of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    Kawas C, Wolfson LI. Current Therapy in Neurology 1985 Jan;
  • Disorders of Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulation
    Rosenberg GA, Wolfson LI The Clinical Neurosciences 1983 Jan;
  • The Neurological Consultation at Age 80
    Wolfson LI and Katzman R. Neurology of Aging 1983 Jan;
  • Dopamine mechanisms in the subthalamic nucleus and possible relationship to hemiballismus and other movement disorders.
    Wolfson, L; Brown, L L; Makman, M; Warner, C; Dvorkin, B; Katzman, R Advances in neurology 1982 Jan;35203-11

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