Geoffrey L Ahern

M.D., Ph.D.

Neurology, University of Arizona

Professor of Neurology


Dr. Ahern obtained his Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from Yale University. He did his neurology residency at Boston University and completed a fellowship in behavioral neurology at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ahern joined the faculty of the University of Arizona in 1990 and is currently Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychology and the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute. He is board-certified in Neurology and holds subspecialty certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. He is a member of the American Neurological Association, American Academy of Neurology, and the International Neuropsychological Society.

At the University of Arizona, he directs the Behavioral Neuroscience and Alzheimer’s Clinic and conducts clinical research studies in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. He spearheads the University of Arizona’s participation in the Clinical Core of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (ADCC).

His other research interests include behavioral neurology, the intracarotid amobarbital test, paraneoplastic syndromes, cerebral lateralization for emotional processes, quantitative EEG analysis, and psychophysiology.

Phone: (520) 626-6524
Fax: (520) 626-7130
E-mail: gahern@u.arizona.edu
http://www.neurology.arizona.edu/faculty/ahern.php.html