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Carey Gleason

Expert on cognitive aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as post-menopausal hormone therapy

Associate professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199


  • Timely identification and diagnosis of dementias in elderly populations
  • Identifying and reducing risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in African American and Native American communities
  • Health disparities in underserved communities
  • Post-menopausal hormone therapy
  • Women and aging


  • Principal Investigator, R01 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for African Americans Fighting Alzheimer’s in Midlife (AA-FAiM)
  • Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Editorial Review Board
  • Co-Leader, Minority Recruitment Satellite Program, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
  • Clinical neuropsychologist, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital