Adam Brickman, Ph.D., is the Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University, the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center. Dr. Brickman has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts and received the 2019 Arthur Benton Mid-Career Research Award for his scientific contributions in the field of cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, he is interested in white matter abnormalities and the intersection between vascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease. He is also interested in using advanced neuroimaging techniques, traditional neuropsychological tests, and functional assessment to understand how cognitive reserve and cerebrovascular risk factors interact with the aging brain and cognitive abilities.
Dr. Brickman has served as a member of the Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section for the National Institutes of Health and as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (JINS) and Neuropsychology Review. He has held several leadership roles, including co-chairing and chairing the Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychogy) program committee in 2010 and 2011, serving on the Division 40 Scientific Advisory Committee since 2007, and serving as the only neuropsychologist on the APA Committee on Aging.