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George T. Grossberg

Chair, Division of Adult and Geriatric Health
Department of Bioinformatics and Biosystems Technology
Unidad de Investigacion
Austria

Biography

Dr. Grossberg’s professional expertise is devoted to geriatric psychiatry. In 1979 he started the first Geriatric Psychiatry program in Missouri, and in 1985, the first Alzheimer’s Disease Community Brain Bank. He is a former president of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry and Past President of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA).  He has been a leader in developing mental health programs and in treatment and research in geriatrics. He is a recipient of the Missouri Adult Day Care Association Outstanding Physician Award for supporting programs that allow seniors to continue living independently or at home with their families and the Fleishman-Hillard Award for career contributions to geriatrics. Dr. Grossberg has edited 11 textbooks and contributed over 400 articles, chapters, and abstracts to the geriatric literature. In 2007 he published the Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide.  He currently serves as medical editor of CNS Senior Care; Section Editor, Geriatric Psychiatry, of Current Psychiatry; and is on the editorial boards of Demencia Hoy, the International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Dr. Grossberg has served as a consultant on nursing homes to the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, chaired the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Depression in the Nursing Home for the American Medical Directors Association, and developed educational guidelines on Alzheimer’s disease for the American Academy of Family Practice.

Research Interest

George′s Research interests include Alzheimer′s disease, Dementia.

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