Panelist: Pierre N. Tariot, M.D.
Episodes in which Pierre N. Tariot, M.D. appears
Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Neurology
University of Rochester
Pierre Tariot, M.D. is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College who attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, and is Board Certified in both specialties. He served as a Medical Staff Fellow and then Senior Staff Fellow at the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Mental Health. Since 1986, he has been at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he is now Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Neurology, and Aging and Developmental Biology. Several titles describe his work at the University of Rochester. He is Co-Director of the University Geriatric Neurology and Psychiatry Clinic, Director of Psychiatry at Monroe Community Hospital and Director of the University of Rochester component of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, funded by the National Institute on Aging. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the American Psychiatric Association, and a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Tariot has investigated, and lectured extensively on, multiple aspects of diagnosis and therapy for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, recognition and management of behavioral disturbances in long-term care settings, and treatment of depression in the elderly. He has published over 170 papers on these topics. He served as the Chair of the Behavioral Pathology Committee of the National Institute on Aging's Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease. He has earned several awards for his research, including the American Geriatrics Society New Investigator Award for Neuroscience, an NIMH Geriatric Mental Health Academic Award, and Fellowship in the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Tariot's research affiliations include the National Institute of Mental Health, the New York State Department of Health, the National Institute on Aging, and the Alzheimer's Association.