Carey Gleason

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Carey Gleason, PhD, MS is a researcher and clinician interested in improving timely identification of and intervention for memory disorders in underserved communities. Ultimately, she seeks to identify targets to modify risk for Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans and Native Americans, groups traditionally under-represented in research. She serves as leader of the Inclusion of Under-Represented Groups Core at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and is principal or co-investigator on numerous research projects examining modifiable risk factors, including cardiovascular disease, emotional health, and social context.