Dan M. Mungas , Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Director, Sacramento
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|Dr. Mungas is a recognized authority in the diagnosis and treatment of senile dementia and Alzheimer's disease. He is involved with the Neuropsychology Program in the Department of Neurology and provides neuropsychological assessment services for a broad range of ages and presenting problems. Dr. Mungas is the principal investigator for the Sacramento Alzheimer's Research Center of California and is also working on a research grant to develop English and Spanish neuropsychological tests for the elderly.|
Bruce R. Reed Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Director, Martinez
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|Dr. Reed is a recognized expert in the assessment/management of dementing illness. He has published numerous articles on the early detection and prognosis of dementia as well as its anatomic basis of cognitive impairments and behavior disturbance. Dr. Reed is a staff psychologist for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Martinez, guest scientist for the Center for Functional Imaging at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and board member for Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay. He reviews numerous publications, including Neurology, Journal of the Neuropsychological Society, Neuropsychiatry, and Behavioral Neurology.|
Sarah Tomaszewski Farias, Ph.D.
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|Dr. Tomaszewski Farias is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology. Her primary research interests include studying the relationship between cognition, markers of disease (as measured by structural and functional neuroimaging) and everyday functioning within older adult populations. Related areas of interest include examining variables that predict differences in patient versus informant reported cognitive and functional impairments, issues of how to standardize the quantification of functional impairment and disability in MCI, and the influence of non-cognitive variables (behavioral/neuropsychiatric) on everyday function in older adults.|
|Kathleen Baynes, Ph.D.|