Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:00pmOnline
Dr. Demetrius "Demetri" Maraganore is Chair of the Department of Neurology, Herbert J. Harvey, Jr. Chair of Neurosciences, and co-Director of the Center for Clinical Neurosciences. He is a board-certified neurologist whose passion is helping patients achieve successful brain aging by preventing cognitive decline and dementia. His clinical practice focuses on brain health – primary prevention of cognitive decline and dementia in at-risk persons – and the evaluation and management of memory disorders. Dr. Maraganore is the past B.J. and Eve Wilder Professor of Alzheimer's Disease at the University of Florida (UF), and he was the founder and director of the UF Brain Health Program. Before that, he was the Chair of Neurology at NorthShore University Health System and the Mayo Clinic Chair of the Division of Movement Disorders. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed full papers, which have been cited by other authors nearly 24,000 times. He was the PI or co-I for research grants totaling in excess of $20 million. A Chicago native, Dr. Maraganore received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Northwestern University. He then completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He was then the Honorary Clinical and Research Fellow to Professor C. David Marsden at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, England.