Angela Buffington, PhD
Mankato Family Medicine Residency, Director of Behavioral Medicine
Neuropsychology, health related behavior change in patients
PhD, Duke University
Internship: Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Fellowship: John Hopkins University (clinical neuropsychology)
Buffington is the director of behavioral medicine for the University of Minnesota Mankato Family Medicine Residency. Her clinical practice is a neuropsychology consult service, assessing neurocognitive functioning in persons with various health comorbidities. Buffington’s work in the differential diagnosis of dementia has sparked an interest in how dementia presents and is diagnosed in primary care settings. She also enjoys helping residents target areas for health behavior change in their patients.
101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
Buffington ALH, Stelter K. What do you mean you won't take your medication? Clinical and Surgical Ophthalmology. 2012;30(2).
Martin B, Buffington ALH, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Brandt J. Time of day affects episodic memory in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. 2008;14(5).