Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area presents its
26th Annual Education Conference on
Baton Rouge Marriott
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
2019 PRESENTER BIOGRAPHY
Richard S. Isaacson, M.D. currently serves as Director of the Neurology Residency Training Program and Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He has co-authored three college textbooks and published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.
A graduate of the accelerated 6-year B.A./M.D. program at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine, Dr. Isaacson now specializes exclusively in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk reduction and treatment, mild cognitive impairment due to AD and pre-clinical AD. His AD research focuses on nutrition and the implementation and longitudinal assessment of dietary interventions for AD management. Dr. Isaacson has a family history of AD, including his Uncle Bob (diagnosed while he was in high school) and his Dad’s Cousin (diagnosed six years ago) and passionately believes in a comprehensive, multi-modal approach toward both AD treatment and prevention. He is the author of two best-selling books geared for patients and caregivers, Alzheimer’s Treatment Alzheimer’s Prevention: A Patient & Family Guide (2012 Edition) and most recently, The Alzheimer’s Diet: A Step-by-Step Nutritional Approach for Memory Loss Prevention & Treatment.