Martin L. Albert, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, Director of the Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center at Boston University Medical School, and Co-Principal Investigator of the Language in the Aging Brain Laboratory at the VA Boston Healthcare System/Boston University Medical School. He is a world-renowned behavioral neurologist and specialist in cognitive neuroscience, with particular expertise in the aging brain, aphasia, dementia, and neuropsychiatric problems of the elderly. He has published 8 books and more than 200 articles in his areas of specialization. He was an Advisor to the President of the United States in the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy; was the national Director of Medical Research for the Department of Veterans' Affairs; and has been listed in "Best Doctors in America" every year since its founding. Janice E.Knoefel, MD, MPH, is an experienced internist, neurologist and geriatrician. She has worked within academia and the Department of Veterans Affairs for 30 years. Her clinical efforts have been directed at a wide variety of innovative institutional, home and community based programs for aging veterans within the framework of a comprehensive geriatrics program.
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