Raymond Scott Turner, MD, PhD
Dr. Turner is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorders program at MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center. Before his recruitment to Georgetown in 2008, he was Chief of the Neurology service at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Neurology, University of Michigan. Dr. Turner earned his medical degree and PhD in pharmacology from Emory University, Atlanta, and completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He is board certified in psychiatry and neurology.
Dr. Turner has received numerous prestigious awards, including a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Paul Beeson Scholarship. He lectures widely, serves as a reviewer for granting agencies and biomedical journals, and has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers, editorials and book chapters. His special interests include cognitive behavioral neurology, Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegenerative dementias, and mild cognitive impairment.