Paul M. Kaufmann, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP is a licensed clinical psychologist, attorney, and board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, who serves as the University Compliance Officer.Dr. Kaufmann has served as the Title IX Coordinator for the University of Arizona and recently was a student affairs attorney for the University of Oregon. He has sixteen years of faculty experience at major medical schools in KY, IL and AZ.Dr. Kaufmann was the founding Director of the University of Arizona Pediatric Neuropsychology Clinic in the Department of Pediatrics at the University Medical Center.He has held Chief Executive positions in the public and private sector. Dr. Kaufmann was the Hospital Administrator at the Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center, while also a faculty member at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He began his law career on the faculty of the University of Nebraska Law – Psychology program, but quickly transitioned to the full time practice of law.As a health law attorney, Dr. Kaufmann represented the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Divisions of Behavioral Health, Public Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Veterans Homes in administrative hearings, trials, and appeals, as a Special Assistant Attorney General of Nebraska.He has argued cases before appellate courts, including a case of first impression on the scope of HIPAA before the Nebraska Supreme Court.Dr. Kaufmann maintains active scholarship in research, publication, and consultation on legal problems confronting neuropsychologists.He has published numerous book chapters, peer-reviewed scientific research articles, and legal commentaries, most recently addressing the use of neuropsychological evidence in court and the scope of neuropsychologist expertise.
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