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Medical-Scientific Advisory Committee Members

Marwan Sabbagh, MD, - MED-SAC Co-Chairman
Dir., Clinical Research, Cleo Roberts Center
Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

Zaven Khachaturian, PhD - MED-SAC Co-Chairman
President & CEO Keep Memory Alive Foundation
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV

Geoffrey L. Ahern, MD, PhD
Prof. of Neurology, Psychology, Psychiatry
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Leslie Baxter, PhD
Neuropsychology Neuroimaging Laboratory
Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital
Phoenix, AZ

Charles B. Bernick, MD
Prof. of Neurology, University of Nevada School of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV

Larry Cohen, PhD, JD
Attorney At Law
Cohen Law Firm
Phoenix, AZ

Donald J. Connor, PhD, PhD
Dir. of  Neuropsychology
Cleo Roberts Center, Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

David W. Coon, PhD
Professor, College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ

Jeffrey Cummings, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV

Stephen S. Flitman, MD
Medical Director
21st Century Neurology, a division of Xenoscience Inc.
Phoenix, AZ

Ana T. Fuentevilla, MD
Medical Director
Evercare Southwest Region, UnitedHealth Group
Phoenix, AZ

Gary Grove, MD, FAPA
Board Certified General and Geriatric Psychiatrist
ASCP Certified Clinical Psychopharmacologist
Private Practice and Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Matthew J. Huentelman, PhD
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Phoenix, AZ

Sandra Jacobson, MD
Banner Sun Health
Sun City, AZ

Alfred Kaszniak, PhD
Head of Psychology; Dept. of Psychology, Neurology & Psychiatry, U of A
Dir., Education Core, Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Center
Tucson, AZ

Louis C. Kirby, MD
Phoenix, AZ

Marc Lato, MD
VP Medical Management
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Gary Martin, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
InteGer Behavioral Health Associates
Scottsdale, AZ

Steven Rapcsak, MD
Prof. of Neurology and Psychology, University of Arizona
Southern AZ Veterans’ Administration Health Care System
Tucson, AZ

Wallace Reed, MD
Anesthesiologist, Retired
Co-Founder of SurgiCenter
Phoenix, AZ

Eric M. Reiman, MD
Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Director, Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Consortium
Phoenix, AZ

Joseph Rogers, PhD
Senior Scientist
Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

Gary Salzman, MD
Dir., Banner Good Samaritan/Hayden V.A.
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Jiong Shi, MD, PhD
Assistant Prof., Barrow Cognitive Program
Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Upinder Singh, MD, CMD, AGSF, FACP
Chief of Geriatrics
Southwest Medical Associates
Las Vegas, NV

Pierre Tariot, MD
Associate Director
Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Phoenix, AZ

Bryan K. Woodruff, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Scottsdale, AZ

Roy Yaari, MD, MAS
Staff Neurologist – Dementia Specialist
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
Phoenix, AZ


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