Gregory Alexander JichaMD, PhD
Dr. Jicha earned an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Jicha serves on the Executive Committee and is the Director of the Clinical Core of the UK, and the NIA-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center. He also directs the Telemedicine Cognitive Clinic at the UK, designed to reach out to rural populations across Kentucky for both clinical and research-related activities in the area of AD and related disorders. Dr. Jicha holds the Robert T. and Niles Y. McCowan Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research at the UK.
His current research interests lie in the areas of mild cognitive impairment, clinicopathological correlations in early preclinical disease states, and clinical trials of disease-modifying therapies for AD. He is the principal investigator at the UK for the National Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Group and also serves on the Clinical Task Force and Steering Committee for the National Institute of Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Center Program.