J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D.

     Curriculum Vitae Synopsis

     Curriculum Vitae

     References on PubMed,  some PDF files available

     BioSketch, PHS398

     Picture-2002      Picture-2007      Picture-2009

I.  Clinical and Research interests:

Alzheimer's Disease, particularly measuring severity of dementia:
Ashford JW, Shih WJ, Coupal J, Shetty R, Schneider A, Cool C, Aleem A, Kiefer VH, Mendiondo MS, Schmitt FA.
Single SPECT measures of cerebral cortical perfusion reflect time-index estimation of dementia severity in Alzheimer's disease.
J Nucl Med. 2000 Jan;41(1):57-64. PDF
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Screening for Mild Cognitive Impairment
Family Trees / Genetics in Alzheimer's disease


Office Address:
Stanford / VA Alzheimer's Center
Palo Alto VA Hospital
3801 Miranda Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Center Telephone: (650) 852-3287
Office Telephone: (650) 493-5000 x1-64059 (leave message, usually checked on week days)
FAX: (650) 852-3297
E-mail mailto:washford@medafile.com

Board Certification: 1981 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Psychiatry


1970 B.A. Biological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1974 M.D. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
1984 Ph.D. Neuroscience, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
1975-1979 Psychiatry, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


Clinical Professor (affiliated), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
3/2003 - present: researcher -
Stanford / VA Medical Center
Stanford / VA Alzheimer Center

12/92 - 6/2003:  Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Palo Alto VA Hospital - staff psychiatrist

VI.  Affiliations:

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Northern California Alzheimer's Association
Bowles-Langley Technology
Cognitive Labs
Neurotez, Inc

(Last update - 10/02/2011)