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UR Medicine

Memory Care Program Fellowship

Faculty

  • Frederick Marshall, M.D., Program Director (Neurologist)
  • Charles Duffy, M.D., Ph.D. (Neurologist)
  • Michael Hasselberg, 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)
  • 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

Frederick Marshall, M.D.
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
frederick_marshall@urmc.rochester.edu