Executive Committee


Todd E. Golde, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of the 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Professor of neuroscience

Golde 2

Deputy Director of the McKnight Brain Institute

Steven T. DeKosky M.D.

Professor of neurology


Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D.

Associate chair and professor of neuroscience, Member of the Age-Related Memory Loss program

Dr. Bizon

David Borchelt, Ph.D.

Director of the SantaFe Health Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Professor of neuroscience

Dr. Borchelt

Ronald Cohen, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory Clinical Translational Research (CAM Center), Professor of clinical and health psychology, neurology and psychiatry

Dr. Cohen

Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., FAAN, FANA

Director of the Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neuromedicine (TRACS) program, Vice Chair and associate professor, department of neurology

Dr. Michael Jaffee

Jada Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor of neuroscience, Coordinator of the Neuroscience Concentration for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

Carol Mathews, M.D.

Director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders, Professor of psychiatry

Dr. Carol Mathews

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, Director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program, Professor of neurosurgery

Dr. Duane Mitchell

Gordon Mitchell, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation, Professor of physical therapy

Dr. Mitchell

Lance McMahon, Ph.D.

Chair and professor of pharmacodynamics

Dr. Lance McMahon

Kevin Otto, Ph.D.

Associate professor of biomedical engineering

Dr. Kevin Otto

Laura Ranum, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for NeuroGenetics, Professor of molecular genetics and microbiology

Dr. Laura Ranum

David Vaillancourt, Ph.D.

Professor of applied physiology and kinesiology

Dr. David Vaillancourt