Memory Care Program Fellowship

Neurology Fellowship Programs

Faculty

  • Frederick Marshall, M.D., Program Director (Neurologist)
  • Charles Duffy, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Michael Hasselberg, N.P. (Psychiatric Nurse Practice)
  • Mark Mapstone, Ph.D. (Neuropsychologist)
  • Marie Bilinski, N.P. (Psychiatric Nurse Practice)
  • Audrey Rice, NP (Geriatric)
  • Carol Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H., LMFT (Marriage/Family Therapist)
  • Anton Porsteinssson, M.D. (Psychiatrist)
  • Susan Ruhlin, LCSW (Social Worker)

Major Clinical and Investigative Interests

We integrate multi-disciplinary care and patient oriented clinical research.

Our current activities focus on the following areas:

  • Clinical diagnosis and sub-specialty care of dementia patients
  •  Patient oriented teaching in the medical school and post-graduate curriculum
  •  Experimental therapeutics and natural history of AD and other neurodegenerative dementias (e.g., Parkinson disease, Huntington disease)
  •  Longitudinal bio-marker, imaging and neuropsychological studies in normal aging, MCI and dementia
  •  Research in models of community education and support for patients and families coping with dementing illness
  • Psychophysical analysis of spatial disorientation in aging and AD
  •  Human neurophysiological studies of visuospatial processing in aging and AD
  •  Perceptual studies of attentional disorders in aging and AD

1-2 fellows/year

Contact Person:

Frederick Marshall, M.D.

919 Westfall Road, Bldg C, Suite 210

Rochester, New York 14618

(585) 341-7449

Fax: (585) 271-6987

Email: frederick_marshall@urmc.rochester.edu