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Sterling Johnson

Clinical neuropsychologist and expert in early identification of Alzheimer’s disease through advanced brain imaging

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


  • Predicting Alzheimer’s disease risk based on biological markers in the brain, blood and cerebrospinal fluid
  • Brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease risk and preventive factors, including hereditary factors
  • Advancements in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis


  • Associate director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
  • Principal Investigator, Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP)