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Dr. Peter Whitehouse reviews medical content for
Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better
health decisions. Dr. Whitehouse specializes in neurology with an interest in
geriatrics and neuropsychology and a focus on dementia. He is an
internationally–known researcher and author on alzheimer's disease and
dementia. Dr. Whitehouse organized a worldwide group of 300 researchers
striving to improve regulatory drug guidelines. He is editor-in-chief of
Alzheimer's Disease and Associated Disorders: An International Journal, and editor of Dementia, a definitive
reference on geriatric psychiatry, neuropsychology and neurology.
Dr. Whitehouse is active in research with his primary focus on clinical
neuroscience, particularly relating to cholinergic systems, drug development,
and complementary therapies. Other areas include clinical phenomenology,
neuropsychology, interdisciplinary care, health care systems and bioethics.
The Alzheimer Center of University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case
Western Reserve University was funded with a plan written by Dr. Whitehouse who
served as its Founding Director. It is a National Institute on Aging Alzheimer
Disease Research Center. The Center garnered a national award for best
community use of the Internet in 1995 and was locally honored with a Jennifer
Langston Community Service Award from the Alzheimer Association in 1991.
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