Medical Specialties Neurology
Medical Expertise Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Disorders, Dementia, Language/Cognition Adult
Clinical ResponsibilitiesJames E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nutrition and Population Health at New York University Langone School of Medicine. He serves as Director of the Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment; Lewy Body Dementia Program; NYU Alzheimer Disease Assistance Center; and as Associate Director of the Comprehensive Center for Brain Aging and NIA-funded Alzheimer Disease Center. Dr. Galvin has expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a wide range of neurodegenerative disorders that affect memory, mood, language, behavior, executive function and attention. At the Barlow Center, Dr. Galvin uses a collaborative care model incorporating nursing and social workers into the medical team. Dr Galvin will focus on providing state of the art diagnostic evaluations, treatment and rehabilitation for all forms of dementia and cognitive impairment. Approaches include not only medical treatments but psychosocial interventions, counseling, nutrition, diet and exercise. He has authored over 115 scientific publications covering basic, clinical and translational science in the area of neurodegenerative disorders, dementia and cognitive aging, is the editor of two textbooks on dementia and leads numerous clinical trials investigating new therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Dr. Galvin's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Michael J Fox Foundation, American Federation for Aging Research, Alzheimer's Association, New York State Department of Health and the Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund.