Daniel Perl, M.D.

Daniel Perl, M.D.

Daniel Perl

Name: Daniel Perl, M.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Pathology
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Professor

Affiliated Center: CNRM

Email: daniel.perl@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-5458
Room: B3138


Dr. Perl received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical training at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He then completed postgraduate training in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology at Yale University, after which he served for two years as a pathologist in the U.S. Public Health Service, stationed at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. He later served on the faculty of the Brown University Medical School and then the University of Vermont College of Medicine. At the University of Vermont, he began working on Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related neurodegenerative disorders. In 1986, Dr. Perl joined the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where for 24 years he served as Director of the Neuropathology Division and Professor of Pathology, Psychiatry and Neurosciences. In 2010, Dr. Perl was joined the as a Professor in the Department of Pathology at the USUHS. As the director of the CNRM's Neuropathology Core, he has established a state-of-the-art neuropathology laboratory dedicated to research on the acute and long-term effects of traumatic brain injury among military personnel. He recently became involved in investigations on the long-term effects of repeated head trauma in former NFL football players and other athletes in collaboration with the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. Dr. Perl has won numerous awards for his research as well as his role as a medical educator.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Pathology
Building B, Room 3138
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814