Athene Lee, PhD
Brown University Alpert Medical School, Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program
Dr. Athene Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University Alpert Medical School. She is also a clinical neuropsychologist at the Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program and the Director of the Butler Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry. Dr. Lee is a site principal investigator for the Trial-Ready Cohort for Preclinical/Prodromal AD (TRC-PAD), site neuropsychologist for the U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER), and sub-investigator for several other Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials. At the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Consortium (ACTC), Dr. Lee serves as the founding Chair of the Early Career Project Evaluation Committee, a Co-Vice Chair of the Inclusion, Diversity and Education in Alzheimer’s disease – Clinical Trials (IDEA-CT) Committee, and the Butler Hospital Site Associate Principal Investigator.
Dr. Lee received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Suffolk University and completed her residency and fellowship in neuropsychology at Brown University Alpert Medical School. She is dedicated to promoting early identification and intervention for cognitive decline and to enhance diverse representation in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research. Her research is focused on risk prediction algorithm for preclinical Alzheimer’s disease, disclosure of genetic and biomarker risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and cultural influence on subjective cognitive decline.