Jennifer Manly, PhD

Jennifer Manly, PhD

Jennifer Manly, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Cognitive Neuroscience Division of the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain and the G.H. Sergievsky Center, within the Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center. Her research focuses on health disparities in dementia, and cultural and educational influences on the epidemiology, biomarkers and neuropsychology of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Manly completed her graduate training in neuropsychology at the University of California, San Diego, in 1996. After a clinical internship at Brown University, she completed two years of post-doctoral training at Columbia University in New York. In 1998, she became an Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurology at the G.H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease at Columbia University. Her research on cognitive test performance among African American and Hispanic elders is currently funded by the National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association. She has authored over 95 peer-reviewed publications and eight chapters. Dr. Manly joins the African American Network Against Alzheimer’s as a Founder.