Ronald C. Petersen, Ph.D., M.D.

 

Title

Professor, Consultant in Neurology

 

 

 

Institution

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Ph.D.

1972

Experimental Psychology

& Location

Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

M.D.

1980

Medicine

 

Stanford Univ. Med. Center Stanford, CA

Internship

1981

Medicine

 

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Residency

1984

Neurology

 

Harvard Univ./Beth Israel Hosp., Boston, MA

Fellowship

1986

Behavioral Neurology

 

Professional Experience:

1968-1969   Associate Research Scientist, Life Sciences Group, Honeywell, Inc., St. Paul, MN

1970-1972   Predoctoral Associate, Center for Research in Human Learning, University of Minnesota

1972-1976   Research Psychologist, Captain, U.S. Army Medical Service Corps, U.S. Army Biomedical Laboratory, Edgewood Arsenal, MD

1974-1976   Instructor, Evening College, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

1977-1980   Instructor, Extension Division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1984-1986   Associate, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

1984-1986   Instructor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1984-1986   Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

1985-1986   Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1986-1989   Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1986-1992   Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

1989-          Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1990-1997   Head of Section, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1992-1996   Associate Professor of Neurology, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

1992-          Director, Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Center, Rochester, MN

1994-          Federal Aviation Administration, Faculty, Aviation Medical Examiners Seminars

1996-          Professor of Neurology, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

2000-          /span>Cora Kanow Professor of Alzheimer's Disease Research, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Foundation

 

Board Certification

1986          Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

 

Advisory Panels

1986-1992   Governor's Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease, State of Minnesota

1987-1997   American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Part I Exam Subcommittee

1989-1992   National Institute on Aging, Ad hoc Study Section Member

1991           NIH, Epidemiology and Disease Control Study Section, Ad hoc member

1992-1996   NIA, Neurosciences Behavior and Sociology of Aging Study Section

1995-1996   NIA, Neurosciences Behavior and Sociology of Aging Study Section, Chair

1997-2000   Alzheimer Center Directors' Executive Committee (Chair, 1999-2000)

1998-          External Advisory Committee, Washington University Program Project

1999-          American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Part I Exam Subcommittee

1999-          External Advisory Committee, University of Kentucky ADRC

2000-          External Advisory Committee, University of California-San Diego ADRC

2000-          Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for the Study of Aging

2000-          Treatment Effects Monitoring Committee, Alzheimer's Disease Anti-Inflammatory Trial, Johns Hopkins University

 

Editorial Boards

         Annals of Neurology

         Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

         International Journal of Geriatric Psychopharmacology

 

Professional Memberships

         American Neurological Association   

         American Academy of Neurology

         International Neuropsychology Society

         Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Society   

         American Medical Association

         Minnesota Medical Society

 

Bibliography (selected from 2 books, 210 papers and chapters, and 205 abstracts):

     Petersen R.C., Kokmen E., Tangalos E., Ivnik R.J., Kurland L.T. Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Patient Registry. Aging 2: 408-415, 1990.

     Yanagihara T., Petersen R.C. (Editors). Memory Disorders: Research and clinical practice. New York: Dekker, 1991.

     Jack C.R. Jr, Petersen R.C., O' Brien P.C., Tangalos E.G. MR-based Hippocampal Volumetry in the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. Neurology 42:183-188, 1992.

     Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Kokmen E., Ivnik R.J., Tangalos E.G. Memory Function in Normal Aging. Neurology 42: 396-401, 1992.

     Caselli R.J., Jack C.R. Jr, Petersen R.C., Wahner H.W., Yanagihara T. Asymmetric Cortical Degenerative Syndromes: Clinical and radiologic correlations. Neurology 42: 1462-1468, 1992.

     Caselli R.J., Windebank A.J., Petersen R.C., Takashi K., Parisi J.E., Okazaki H., Kokmen E., Iverson R., Dinapoli R.P., Graff-Radford N., Stein S. Rapidly Progressive Aphasic Dementia and Motor Neuron Disease. Annals of Neurology 33: 200-207, 1993.

     Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Kokmen E., Tangalos E. Memory Function in Very Early Alzheimer's Disease. Neurology 44: 867-872, 1994.

     Tsai M.-S., Tangalos E.G., Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Schaid D.J., Kokmen E., Ivnik R.J., Thibodeau S.N. Apolipoprotien E: Risk factors in Alzheimer's disease. American Journal of Human Genetics 54: 643-649, 1994.

     Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Tangalos E.G., Schaid D.J., Thibodeau S.N., Kokmen E., Waring S.C., Kurland L.T. Apolipoprotein E Status as a Predictor of the Development of Alzheimer's Disease in Memory Impaired Individuals. JAMA 273: 1274-1278, 1995.

     Petersen R.C. Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Early Alzheimer's Disease. The Neurologist 1: 326-344, 1995.

     Petersen R.C. Disorders of Memory. In Office Practice of Neurology, edited by M.A. Samuels and S. Fenske. Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1996.

     Petersen R.C., Waring S.C., Smith G.E., Tangalos E.G., Thibodeau S.N. Predictive Value of APOE Genotyping in Incipient Alzheimer's Disease. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences 802: 58-69, 1996.

     Gomez-Isla T., Hollister R.D., West H.L., Mui S., Growdon J.H., Petersen R.C., Parisi J.E., Hyman B.T. Neuronal Loss Correlates with but Outstrips Neurofibrillary Tangles in Alzheimer's Disease. Annals of Neurology 41: 17-24 1997.

     Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Waring S.C., Ivnik R.J., Kokmen E., Tangalos E.G. Aging, Memory, and Mild Cognitive Impairment.l International Psychogeriatrics 9, Suppl 1: 65-59, 1997.

     Jack C.R., Petersen R.C., Yue C.X., Waring S.C., O' Brien P.C., Tangalos E.G., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Kokmen E. Medial temporal atrophy on MRI in normal aging and very mild Alzheimer's disease. Neurology 49: 786-794, 1997.

     Jack C.R., Petersen R.C., Yue C.X., Waring S.C., O' Brien P.C., Tangalos E.G., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Kokmen E. Hippocampal Atrophy and Apolipoprotein E Genotype are Independently Associated with Alzheimer's Disease. Ann Neurol 1998; 43: 303-310.

     Petersen R.C. Clinical subtypes of Alzheimer's disease. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 1998 Vol 9, Suppl 3: 16-24.

     Petersen R.C., Smith G.E., Waring S.C., Ivnik R.J., Tangalos E., Kokmen E. Mild cognitive impairment: Clinical characterization and outcome. Archives of Neurology, 1999; 56:303-308.

     Jack C.R., Petersen R.C., Xu Y.U., O' Brien P.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Boeve B., et al. Prediction of AD with MRI-based hippocampal volume in mild cognitive impairment. Neurology, 1999; 52: 1397-1403.

     Petersen R.C., Jack C.R., Xu Y.C., Waring S.C., O' Brien P.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Tangalos E.G., Kokmen E. Memory function and hippocampal atrophy in aging and Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, 2000; 54: 581-587.

     Petersen R.C. Mild Cognitive Impairment or "Questionable Dementia?" Archives of Neurology; 2000; 57: 643-644.

     Petersen R.C. Mild Cognitive Impairment: Transition Between Aging and Alzheimer's Disease. Neurologia, 2000 Mar; 15(3): 93-101.

     Petersen R.C. Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer's Disease. Neurologic Clinics 2000;18(4):789-805.

     Kantarci K., Jack C.R. Jr., Xu Y., Campeau N.G., O' Brien P.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Boeve B.F., Kokmen E., Tangalos E.G., Petersen R.C. Regional metabolic patterns in mild cognitive impairment and AD: A 1H MRS Study. Neurology, 2000; 55(2): 210-217.

     Jack C.R., Petersen R.C., Xu Y., O' Brien P.C., Smith G.E., Ivnik R.J., Boeve B.F., Tangalos E.G., Kokmen E. Rates of hippocampal atrophy correlate with chance in clinical status in aging and AD. Neurology, 2000; 55(4): 484-489.

     Petersen R.C. Mild Cognitive Impairment. In Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease, edited by B. Vellas and L.J. Fitten. Paris, Serdi, 2000 Volume 3: 53-57.

     Petersen R.C. Mild Cognitive Impairment: Transition from Aging to Alzheimer's Disease. In Neurologic Clinics, edited by K Iqbal. West Sussex, England, J Wiley & Sons, 2001: 141-151.

     Petersen R.C, Stevens J.C., Ganguli M., Tangalos E.G., Cummings J.L., DeKosky S.T. Practice parameter: Early detection of dementia: Mild cognitive impairment (an evidence-based review). Neurology, 2001; 56: 1133-1142.

     Petersen R.C. Focal dementia syndromes: In search of the gold standard. Annals of Neurology (Editorial) 2001;49: 421-422.

     Petersen R.C, Doody R., Kurz A., Mohs R.C., Morris J.C., Rabins P.V., Ritchie K., Rossor M., Thal L., Winblad B. Current Concepts in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Archives of Neurology 2001; 58: 1985-1992.

     Petersen R.C. (Editor). Mild Cognitive Impairment: Aging to Alzheimer's Disease. New York, Oxford University Press, 2003.