David S. Geldmacher, MD, FACP is Co-Chair of the ACTC Site Metrics and Study Budgets Committee (SBSMC) and a Site Member PI on the ACTC Steering Committee. He holds the Warren Family Endowed Chair in Neurology. He is Director of the Division of Memory Disorders and Behavioral Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He serves as Medical Director for Neurology at the University of Alabama (UAB) Hospital. His research has centered on testing new dementia treatments and understanding the meaningfulness of treatment outcomes for affected people and their families. His other research interests include complex visual processing in aging and neurological conditions. Dr. Geldmacher is the author of Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer’s Dementia, and has published over 100 research articles, chapters, abstracts and reviews. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Neurological Association. He has been elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and has been listed in Best Doctors in America since 1998. Dr. Geldmacher graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rochester (New York) with his B.A. in Biology and Psychology. He obtained his M.D (with Certificate in Academic Research) from the State University of New York – Health Science Center at Syracuse. He trained in Neurology at Case Western Reserve University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at the University of Florida.
Site Metrics and Study Budgets Committee (SMSBC)
Suzanne Craft, PhD, is Co-Chair of the ACTC Site Metrics and Study Budgets Committee (SBSMC) and a Site Member PI on the ACTC Steering Committee. She also serves on the Project Evaluation Committee and as a Site Member PI representative on the ACTC Executive Committee. She is professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest University as well as at the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center. Dr. Craft studied at the University of Texas – Austin and Interned at the VA Medical Center in Boston. Her fellowships were in Neuropsychology at Boston University School of medical and Harvard medical school. She is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society and the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Craft’s research has centered around Alzheimer’s disease, Cognition disorders, Dementia, Diet, Insulin and Insulin Resistance.