Dr. Giordani is an Associate Professor (with tenure) in the Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology. He is the Director of the Neuropsychology Section and the Psychiatry Department’s Interim Chief Psychologist. He received his Master’s and PhD degrees in Psychology at the University of Virginia (specialties in clinical and health psychology, APA accredited), where he also completed an internship in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited) and a NIH Fellowship in Neuroscience. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan (APA accredited) and has been named a Fellow in the Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology divisions of the American Psychological Association. An active researcher and publisher, Dr. Giordani is currently involved in a number of federally and foundation-funded projects involving cognitive and behavioral consequences of medical illness, including cross-cultural studies in Africa and Asia and national and international clinical trials. He is involved in several training programs within the University for medical students, residents, and graduate students, including K-awardees, and serves as a primary research advisor and clinical supervisor for postdoctoral fellows in Clinical Neuropsychology in the Psychiatry Department’s Postdoctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Over the past several years, he has spoken extensively in Michigan and Ohio community settings and on local TV and radio promoting research in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. He is well known among local Alzheimer’s and dementia community leaders and currently is the Board Chair of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Association, Great Lakes Chapter, and its national representative.