The PMC’s team is made up of board-certified, experienced physicians specializing in cognitive neurology, geriatric psychiatry, or geriatric medicine, and clinical professionals from disciplines including neuropsychology, psychometrics, nursing, psychotherapy, social work, and research management.
In the January edition of By The Numbers, the Current delves into the facts and figures behind the PMC.
|29||Number of Alzheimer’s Disease Centers designated by the National Institute on Aging. The PMC is one of them.|
|34||Total PMC researchers, clinicians, and staff members.|
|23||Active research studies at the PMC.|
|501||Number of unique active research participants.|
|130||Participants so far in the PMC’s Cognitive Fitness Program, which combines the latest technology with personalized education to optimize cognitive health in older adults.|
|150||Participants so far in the PMC’s Cognitive Fitness Program, which combines the latest technology with personalized education to optimize cognitive health in older adults.|
|1990||Year the late Christopher Clark, then a Perelman School of Medicine professor, became founding director of the PMC. Clark, who is credited with being instrumental in establishing the PMC, retired from the director position in 2007. He was succeeded by former Perelman School of Medicine professor Steven Arnold until last year.|
|2015||Year Penn Medicine’s Jason Karlawish and David Wolk became co-directors of the PMC.|