Advisory Boards

Members of the Cognitive Vitality Clinical Advisory Board provide independent oversight of the ratings written by ADDF staff scientists. Each rating is reviewed by two members of the Clinical Advisory Board.

  • Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, AGSF, FGSA

    Professor of Medicine

    New York Medical College

  • Michelle C. Carlson, PhD

    Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Mental Health

    Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health

  • Fred Chau-Yang Ko, MD

    Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

    Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

  • Lenore Launer, PhD

    Senior Investigator, Neuroepidemiology Section Chief

    National Institute on Aging

  • John Roglieri, MD

    Internal Medicine Specialist

    New York Presbyterian/Columbia

  • Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

    Geriatrician and Founding Director of Palliative Care

    Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Richard Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD

    Associate Professor, School of Population Health

    Thomas Jefferson University

  • Russell Swerdlow, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    Director of KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

    University of Kansas Medical Center

  • Samuel W. Warburton, MD

    Professor of Community and Family Medicine (retired)

    Duke University Medical Center

  • Jeff D. Williamson, MD, MHS

    Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology
    Chief, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

    Wake Forest School of Medicine

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Aging & Alzheimer’s Prevention Program provide guidance and feedback on the strategic direction of the ADDF’s Aging & Alzheimer’s Prevention Program. The mission of the program is to evaluate, communicate, and accelerate the development of scientific evidence for potential therapies to promote healthy aging and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging.

  • Nir Barzilai, MD

    Director, Institute for Aging Research

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Caleb Finch, PhD

    ARCO / Kieschnick Professor of Gerontology and Biological Science and University Professor

    University of Southern California

  • Molly Wagster, PhD

    Chief, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch

    National Institute of Aging