Memory Care Program Fellowship

Neurology Fellowship Programs


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Margaret Hance, LCSW (Social Worker)
  • Lisa Wholley, 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.

Associate Professor of Neurology

Chief, Geriatric Neurology Division

Director, Memory Care Program

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

919 Westfall Road, Bldg C, Suite 210

Rochester, New York 14618

Phone: (585) 273-5454

Fax: (585) 271-6987