Medical, Scientific & Memory Screening Advisory Board
AFA’s Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board is composed of leading experts in the care, research and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Chairman: J. Wesson Ashford, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Director, War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center at the Palo Alto campus of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (CA WRIISC), and Clinical Professor (affiliated), Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Staff, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Peter Bayley, Ph.D.
Director of Research, War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center at the Palo Alto campus of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (CA WRIISC), and Clinical Associate Professor (affiliated), Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Soo Borson, M.D.
Professor Emerita, University of Washington School of Medicine, Affiliate Professor, Nursing, at the University of Washington, and Research Professor at the University of Minnesota
Herman Buschke, M.D.
Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, Lena and Joseph Gluck Distinguished Scholar in Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Nathaniel A. Chin, M.D.
Medical Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention Study
Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D., Sc.D.
Director, Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience, UNLV, Joy Chambers Professor of Brain Science, Department of Brain Health, UNLV, Founding Director, Cleveland Clinic, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Peter Davies, Ph.D.
Director, Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer’s Disease & Memory Disorders, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (posthumous emeritus)
Margaret Dean, R.N. C.S.-b.C., N.P.-C., F.A.A.N.P.
Retired Faculty & Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Sanford I. Finkel, M.D.,
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, University of Chicago Medical School
Lori Frank, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Research, Policy, and Programs, The New York Academy of Medicine
Lee Hyer, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry at the Mercer School of Medicine, Georgia Neurosurgical Institute
George Perry, Ph.D.,
Professor, Semmes Foundation Distinguished University Chair in Neurobiology at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Richard E. Powers, M.D.
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Pathology and Psychiatry, UAB School of Medicine
Allison B. Reiss, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU Long Island School of Medicine and Head, Inflammation Laboratory, Biomedical Research Institute, NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island
Frederick Schmitt, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, Neurosurgery, Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky