University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California, United States
Dr. María Corrada is a Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology at UC Irvine. She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico and completed a masters in Biostatistics and a doctorate in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD. She has a long-standing research interest on risk factors and clinic-pathological correlational studies in aging and dementia. Dr. Corrada is co-principal investigator and co-founder of The 90+ Study, a longitudinal epidemiological study of aging and dementia of more than 2,000 people aged 90 years and older. She is also co-principal investigator of Life After 90 a life-course study of cognitive impairment in a multiethnic cohort of about 1,000 people aged 90 and older in Northern California.
Dr. Corrada is a grant reviewer for the National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association, reviewer for numerous scientific journals, and associate editor for Alzheimer’s and Dementia: the journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Her research interests include population-based longitudinal studies, the epidemiology of dementia, risk and protective factors, identifying factors that correlate with the presence of brain pathologies, and in particular understanding the cognitive and physical health of the oldest-old.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
4:14 PM – 4:30 PM