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Dr. Brian Downer

Assistant Professor,
University of Texas Medical Branch

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University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
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Dr. Brian Downer


Assistant Professor,
University of Texas Medical Branch

Bio

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Epidemiology of dementia and cognitive decline in Hispanic populations; role of cognition in the progression and recovery from physical frailty; impact of cognitive function on the outcomes and quality of post-acute care.

TEACHING INTERESTS
Epidemiology of aging, minority aging, application of quantitative methods in aging research

Education

Aquinas College
B.S
2006 To 2010

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Doctoral
2010 To 2014

Job History

University of Texas Medical Branch
Assistant Professor
Galveston, TX
February 2016 - present

University of Texas Medical Branch
Postdoctoral Fellow
Galveston, TX
August 2014 - January 2016

University of Kentucky Graduate Center for Gerontology
Graduate Research Assistant
TX
July 2010 - July 2014

Areas Of Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Long-Term Care

Discipline

  • Gerontology