Title: Professor Emeritus

Specialization: Geriatric Psychiatry


  • Undergraduate: Birmingham Southern
  • Medical School:  University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Alabama Hospital
  • Residency: University of Alabama Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama Hospital
  • Licensure: Alabama Medical License, Alabama State Controlled Substances Registration, Controlled Substance Registration

Certifications: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatrics

Clinical Interests: Geriatric psychiatry, Alzheimer’s Disease, dementing disorders, depression, psychotic disorders, psychopharmacology research

Research Interests: Medications for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s diseass; the correlation of neuroimaging studies, i.e., SPECT scans and MRIs, with the clinical diagnosis of the various dementing illnesses.

Funded Research:

03/10 – 02/15, Principle Investigator,  A Phase 3 Extension, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Long Term Safety and Tolerability Treatment Trial of Bapineuzumab (AAB-001, ELN 115727) in Subjects with Alzheimer’s Disease who Participated in Study ELN 115727-301 or in Study ELN 115727-302, funded by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Project Amount: $568,485).