NIA T32 Mentors

Experts in Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Cognition in Aging, MCI, & Alzheimer’s Disease

Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences

Lori Altmann, PhD

Language, executive function & basal ganglia disease; Exercise interventions on dual task processing in Parkinson’s disease

Lori Altmann

Clinical & Health Psychology

Dawn Bowers, PhD

Neuropsychology of emotion, basal ganglia & limbic functions in emotion, TMS, psychophysiology, laterality, forensic neuropsychology

Dawn Bowers

Clinical & Health Psychology

Ronald Cohen, PhD

Neuroimaging, age-associated cognitive & brain dysfunction, neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, MCI)

Ronald Cohen

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

Christopher Hass, PhD

Efficacy of intervention programs for improving quality of life, neuromechanical control, & disease progression in Parkinson’s disease

Chris Hass


Ben Lewis, PhD

Adapting cognitive training to improve outcomes for treatment-seeking adults with alcohol use disorders

Ben Lewis

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

Todd Manini, PhD

Physical exercise to prevent disability in healthy & frail older adults; Assess the mechanisms leading to sarcopenia & functional decline

Todd Manini

Clinical & Health Psychology

Mike Robinson, PhD

Health/medical psychology, assessment & management of pain, experimental pain & psychophysics, rehabilitation, psychophysiology

Michael Robinson