Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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About AFA

Medical and Scientific Advisory Board

Jacobo E. Mintzer, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry and Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Alzheimer's Research and Clinical Programs
Medical University of South Carolina
N. Charleston, SC

J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Stanford/VA Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Soo Borson, M.D.
Professor Emerita, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Donna Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Aging and Mental Health
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D.
Medical Director and Professor of Neurotherapeutics
The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV

D.P. Devanand, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University
New York, NY

P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D.
Chief, Division of Biological Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Carl Eisdorfer, Ph.D., M.D.
Director, Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Sanford I. Finkel, M.D.
Medical Director, Geriatric Institute
Director, The Leonard Schanfield Research Institute
Council for Jewish Elderly
Chicago, IL

Lee Hyer, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Georgia Neurosurgical Institute
Mercer School of Medicine
Macon, GA

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.
President and Medical Director
Alzheimer's Prevention Foundation International
Tucson, AZ

George Perry, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of Biology, Department of Biology
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Richard E. Powers, M.D.
Adjunct Professor-Departments of Pathology and Psychiatry
UAB School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Gary Small, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Director, UCLA Center on Aging
Director, Aging and Memory Research Center and Memory Clinic at the
Neuropsychiatric Institute UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Pierre N. Tariot, M.D.
Director, Memory Disorders Center
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
Phoenix, AZ