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.
Clinical Professor (affiliated)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford School of Medicine

Senior Research Scientist
Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research and Alzheimer Centers
VA Palo Alto HCS
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.
Director, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair for Brain Health
Cleveland Clinic 
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.
Professor of Psychiatry and Geriatrics
Member, Duke Institute of Brain 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.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Chicago Medical School
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, Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Research Professor of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

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