Dr. Jicha is an Professor in the Department of Neurology and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Jicha serves on the Executive Committee and is the Director of the Clinical Core of the UK, and the NIA-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center. He also directs the Telemedicine Cognitive Clinic at UK, designed to reach out to rural populations across Kentucky for both clinical and research-related activities in the area of AD and related disorders. Dr. Jicha holds the Robert T. and Nyles Y. McCowan Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research at UK. His current research interests lie in the areas of mild cognitive impairment, clinico-pathological correlations in early preclinical disease states, and clinical trials of disease modifying therapies for AD. He is the principle investigator at UK for the National Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Group and also serves on the Clinical Task Force and Steering Committee for the National Institute of Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Center Program.
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- Professor of Neurology
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine