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Center for Cognitive Neurology Team

Thomas M. Wisniewski, MD

Director, Center for Cognitive Neurology

Karyn D. Marsh, PhD

Managing Associate Director, Center for Cognitive Neurology

Alok Vedvyas, MSJ

Director, Information Systems and Network

Steering Committee

Moses V. Chao, PhD
Scientific Associate Director, Center for Cognitive Neurology and Silberstein Alzheimer’s Institute
Professor, Departments of Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Physiology, and Psychiatry

Laura J. Balcer, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Population Health

Caroline S. Blaum, MD
Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care
The Diane and Arthur Belfer Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Population Health

Joshua Chodosh, MD
The Michael L. Freedman Professor of Geriatric Research, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Population Health

Mony J. de Leon, EdD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Margaret E. Rice, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Neurosurgery

Els D. Fieremans, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Stephen D. Ginsberg, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Psychiatry

Efrat Levy, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Psychiatry

Paul M. Mathews, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Barry Reisberg, MD
Director, The Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Research Program
Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Einar M. Sigurdsson, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Psychiatry

Mary S. Mittelman, DrPH
Research Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine

Blas Frangione, MD, PhD
Research Professor, Departments of Pathology and Psychiatry
Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Psychiatry, Department of Pathology

Yongzhao Shao, PhD
Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Population Health

Henry Rusinek, PhD
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology

Alzheimer’s Disease Center Faculty and Staff

Allal Boutajangout, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience and Physiology

Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology

James B. Golomb, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry

Fernando R. Goni, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Lindsey J. Gurin, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Rehabilitation Medicine

Meghan E. Lembeck, MD
Instructor, Department of Medicine

Arjun V. Masurkar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience and Physiology

Joanna E. Pankiewicz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Neurology

Julia A. Rao, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Martin Sadowski, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Neurology, and Psychiatry

Henrieta Scholtzova, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Silvia Fossati, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry

Christopher M. William, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pathology

Collaborators

David Zagzag, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Pathology

Youssef Zaim Wadghiri, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology

Yulin Ge, MD
Professor, Department of Radiology

Jorge A. Ghiso, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Psychiatry

Thomas A. Neubert, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Helen E. Scharfman, PhD
Professor, Departments of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Physiology, and Psychiatry

Alan Kluger, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Beatrix M. Ueberheide, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Clinical Staff

Jacqueline Torella, LMSW
Social Worker

Imaris Santiago
Medical Assistant

Ariel J. Warren, MSN, BSN
Nurse Practitioner

Ursula Auclair, LCSW
Social worker

Research Staff

Arline Faustin, MD
Co-Coordinator, Brain Donation Program
Director of the Biorepository

Akash Patel, MS
Assistant Research Scientist

Mitchell Marta Ariza
Research Associate

Leor Franco
Assistant Research Technician

Andreia Godinho De Andrade
Research Scientist

Thet Oo, MBBS
Program Coordinator

Geoffrey Pires, MS
Research Scientist

Frances Prelli
Research Scientist

Isabel Reyes
Research Technician

Jenny Rodriguez Diaz
Research Associate

Chengju Tian, PhD
Research Scientist

Wai Hon Tsui, PhD
Research Scientist

Minnelly Vasquez, LMSW
Program Coordinator

Lynne Leung
Coordinator, Brain Donation Program

Jamika Singleton-Garvin, CCRP
Program Supervisor for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Anaztasia Ulysse
Clinical Trials Coordinator

Shannon Chen
Clinical Trials Coordinator

Administrative Staff

Martina Colon
FGP Intake/Scheduler

Alexandra Freund, MPA
Program Manager

Marlena Gordon
Program Associate

Janika Pannell
FGP Office Manager
Patient Care Coordinator, Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment

Rita Travers
FGP Intake/Scheduler

Gaurav Vedvyas, MS
Junior Database Administrator

George Wisniewski
Senior Testing Technician

Trainees

Katherine Peng, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Anita Lizinczyk, MSc
Predoctoral Fellow