Dr. Peter Whitehouse reviews medical content for
Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better
health decisions. Dr. Whitehouse specializes in neurology with an interest in
geriatrics and neuropsychology and a focus on dementia. He is an
internationally known researcher and author on Alzheimer's disease and
dementia. Dr. Whitehouse is active in research with his primary focus on clinical
neuroscience, particularly relating to cholinergic systems, drug development,
and complementary therapies. Other areas include clinical phenomenology,
neuropsychology, interdisciplinary care, health care systems, and bioethics. The Alzheimer Center of University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case
Western Reserve University was funded with a plan written by Dr. Whitehouse, who
served as its Founding Director. It is a National Institute on Aging Alzheimer
Disease Research Center. The Center garnered a national award for best
community use of the Internet in 1995 and was locally honored with a Jennifer
Langston Community Service Award from the Alzheimer Association in 1991.
MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD,
Osler Medical Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1977
Residency in Neurology: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,
Research Fellowship in Neuroscience: Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1981–1982
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Case Western Reserve University,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD:
This reviewer reported no
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