Judy Heidebrink, MD, MS completed her Neurology residency, Geriatric Neurology fellowship, and MS in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis all at the University of Michigan. She directs the Neurology Cognitive Disorders Clinic and is co-leader of the Clinical Core of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. She has been involved in collaborative clinical trials in dementia for over 20 years, including phase I-III studies focusing on the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s dementia. In addition, she has led the University of Michigan’s participation in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative since the inception of this longitudinal observational study of brain imaging and other biomarkers in the progression from normal aging to dementia.
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
DETROIT – George Pitchford knew his wife, Bettie, a retired educator whose lively mind was lost in the fog that is Alzheimer's, was going to get worse. But he hadn't expected her to die, at least not so soon.
Medical School or Training
- University of Texas Southwestern, 1991
- University of Michigan Health System, Neurology, MI, 1995
- Geriatrics Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, 1997