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David Loreck M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
Location: VAMC 116A BX10 UMMS

Personal History:

Current Position:

Medical Director:

  1. Baltimore VA Medical Center Alzheimer's Disease and Memory  Disorders Out Patient Clinic
  2. Baltimore VA Mental Health Hospital and Extended Care Consultation Services

Academic Position:

  • Assistant Professor, University of  Maryland Medical School

Dr. Loreck graduated with honors from the University of Texas Medical School in 1987. He completed a medical internship and residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical System from 1987 through 1990. Following  his  residency,  he completed a  two year Geriatric Neuropsychiatry Fellowship focusing on Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Neuropsychiatry. He currently is Medical Director of the Baltimore VAMC Mental Health Hospital and Extended Care Consultation Services as well as the Baltimore VAMC Alzheimer's Disease/Memory Disorders Clinic.

Dr. Loreck served many years on the Maryland Alzheimer's Association Medical and Scientific Board and is currently serving on the State of Maryland Medical Board to improve care in Alzheimer's disease and Related Disorders.

Dr. Loreck also co-chairs the Veterans' Administration Regional and Maryland Dementia Clinical Care Committees. He also serves on the Veteran Administration National Delirium Field Advisory Committee.

Dr. Loreck's research, publications and presentations have focused on:

  1. Identification of dementia in primary care
  2. Improving care in advanced dementia
  3. Driving and dementia
  4. Behavioral complications in dementia
  5. Identification and improving care of delirium in the frail elderly