David E. Tupper, PhD, LP, ABPP-CN


Dr. Tupper received his doctoral degree in Neuropsychology from the University of Victoria. He is the Director of the Neuropsychology Section at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), which provides neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation services to children and adults with neurological, medical or neurodevelopmental dysfunction. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, a charter member of the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation, and is board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, including a Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology subspecialty certification, by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Tupper works with the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence and Brain Injury Programs at HCMC, as well as providing services to multiple other clinics in the hospital. He also is a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Dr. Tupper has written and edited a variety of books and chapters, and has published articles in neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology; Dr. Tupper reviews for a variety of journals and has served on several local and national committees and boards. He also is a member of the HCMC/MMRF Human Subjects Research Committee.

His clinical interests include children and adults with head injuries and executive impairment from frontal lobe lesions. Research interests include cross-cultural approaches to neuropsychological assessment, cognitive consequences of medical disorders, motor dysfunction and assessment, and subtle neuropsychological deficiencies in children with suspected learning and other neurocognitive disorders.