Barnes, Deborah – PhD, MPH

Barnes, Deborah – PhD, MPH
Name: Barnes, Deborah – PhD, MPH
Credentials: PhD, MPH

Executive Committee, Pilot Studies Core

Primary title: Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Primary Institution: University of California, San Francisco
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Professor, Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco
Research Health Science Specialist, San Francisco VA Health Care System

Bio: Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH is an epidemiologist and health services researcher with broad expertise in research methodology related to the design and analysis of observational studies, clinical trials and implementation studies. She has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, including many in high-impact journals such as JAMA and Lancet Neurology. In addition, Dr. Barnes has received independent research support from a wide range of funders including the NIH, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, and Alzheimer’s Association. Her research focuses on: 1) identification of modifiable risk factors for cognitive impairment and dementia in older adults; 2) development of dementia risk models to estimate the impact of risk reduction strategies and to target interventions toward those who are at greatest risk; and 3) development and evaluation of behavioral interventions to delay onset and slow progression of cognitive impairment and dementia.
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