Dr. R. Scott Turner MD, PhD

Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorders Program at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC. Before his recruitment to Georgetown in 2008, he was Chief of the Neurology Service at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Neurology, University of Michigan. He was awarded MD and PhD degrees from Emory University, Atlanta, and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr. Turner has received numerous prestigious awards, including a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Paul Beeson Scholarship. He lectures widely, serves as a reviewer for granting agencies and biomedical journals, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, editorials, and book chapters. He is board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. The mission of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program is to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by conducting innovative research, educating and training healthcare professionals and the public on research advances, and offering state-of-the-art clinical care. In order to advance the field, he seeks research volunteers who are cognitively normal, at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, or have mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer’s. To learn more about research opportunities, see memory.georgetown.edu.