Advancing the knowledge of aging brains to enhance lives and outcomes

Enabling longer, better lives through a better understanding of how aging brains work.

Our mission is to better understand how the aging brain works and design treatments and prevention plans that will result in longer, better lives. Our transdisciplinary approach to clinical research, clinical care, education and training, and community outreach can make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals and families living in South Florida and beyond.

Our Team

Our mission is to better understand how the aging brain works and design treatments and prevention plans that will result in longer, better lives. Our transdisciplinary approach to clinical research, clinical care, education and training, and community outreach can make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals and families living in South Florida and beyond.
James E. Galvin, MD, MPH

Alexandria & Bernard Schoninger Endowed Chair in Memory Disorders, Professor …

Stephanie Chrisphonte, MD

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Associate Director for Operations

Magdalena I. Tolea, PhD, MS, MA

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Associate Director of Research

Keri Greenfield,MSN,AGPCNP,NP-C

Nurse Practitioner of Neurology

Marcia Walker, ARNP, FNP-BC

Research Nurse Practitioner

Michael J. Kleiman, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology

Amie Rosenfeld, PT, DPT, ABPTS GCS.

Physical Therapist Researcher, Assistant Director of Education

Iris R. Cohen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Conor Bridges Galvin

Data Manager

Shanell Disla, MSc, CCRP

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Claudia Patricia Moore, MPH, CCRP

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Mary Lou Riccio, MEd, RN, CCRP

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Gabrielle Tacher, BA

Office Manager

Deirdre O’Shea, PhD

Assistant Professor and Clinical Neuropsychologist

Adolfo M. Henriquez, MEd

Clinical Research Coordinator

Mahesh Joshi, PhD

Associate Scientist, Manager of Biorepository

Nicole Mendez, MSN, FNP

Research Nurse Practitioner

Ciny John Singh, PhD

Project Manager

Gregory Gibbs, MA

Data Scientist

Simone Camacho, BS

Research Associate

Lilah M. Besser, PhD, MSPH

Research Assistant Professor

Rebecca Smither, MS, CHES

Digital Outreach Coordinator

Reem Ezzeddine, MD

Research Associate

Yolene Caicedo, DNP, MSN, RN-BC

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Willman David Jiménez Zambrano

Clinical Research Coordinator

Andrea Buehler, APRN, FNP-BC

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Aimee Ortiz

Research Support Specialist

Katherine Almonte, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Mirza Baig, MBBS, MPH, MSc

Post Doctoral Associate

Katana Rader, BS

Research Associate

Elaine Le, BA

Research Associate

Sabita McBride, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Sam Van Roy, MS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Maryann Levy, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Madeleine Tourelle, MS

Research Associate

Deborah M. Germain, BS

Project Manager

Jennifer Jeanty, MS

Research Associate

German A Valdelamar Olmos

Research Assistant

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Current Grants

A comprehensive, customized focus on prevention and health, rather than disease, is at the heart of our work at the CCBH. We’re on a mission to better understand how the aging brain works and design treatments and prevention plans that will result in longer, better lives. Through comprehensive research, clinical care, outreach, education, and training, we seek to prevent or delay the onset of these devastating diseases by 50 percent, curbing the suffering of hundreds of thousands of Americans. Here is an inventory of our current grant portfolio

Sustain our mission to enhance lives and outcomes through brain research

You can become part of the CCBH family by supporting our research and clinical programs through gifts, grants, and endowments. This can include endowing a professorship, supporting a research fellow, contributing the purchase of research equipment, funding a pilot study, or naming rights