PI Glenn Smith Ph.D., ABPP-CN

 

Glenn Smith, Chair, Clinical and Health Psychology

Glenn Smith, Chair, Clinical and Health Psychology

Dr. Glenn Smith is Chair and Elizabeth Faulk Professor of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology.  Dr. Smith is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska (1988), completed his internship in gero neuropsychology at UCLA and a fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic (1991-1994). Dr. Smith has authored or co-authored over 200 original articles, 14 book chapters and 2 books related to cognitive aging, early detection of neurodegenerative disease, and behavioral interventions to prevent or delay dementia. He is the originator and past director of HABIT® Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking program for persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment. He is principal investigator of the Comparative Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Prevent of Delay Dementia and co-PI of the Alzheimer’s Disease Patient and Caregiver Powered Research Network projects funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  He is past president of the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association (APA) and past Chair of the APA Committee on Aging. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.  In 2016 he was named ‘Distinguished Neuropsychologist’ by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.