Deborah E. Barnes, PhD, MPH - Contact Information

Deborah E. Barnes, PhD, MPH

Title: Associate Professor


University of California, Berkeley, PhD

Postgraduate Training:

UCSF, Fellow in Aging Research

Biography Summary:

Neuropsychiatric disorders such as dementia and depression are common and debilitating in older adults. The primary objective of my research is to identify factors that may protect against geriatric neuropsychiatric disorders by conducting both longitudinal, observational studies and randomized, controlled trials.

Educational Expertise:

epidemiology, geriatric neuropsychiatry

Research Areas:

Identification of factors that may protect against dementia and other geriatric neuropsychiatric disorders.

Campus Location: VAMC

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Leadership in research, education, psychiatric care and public service