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Public Relations:Jennifer Nachbur (802) 656-7875
Specialty:geriatric psychiatry; Alzheimer's; Parkinson's; nicotine and neurological disorders
Biography:Newhouse is director of geriatric psychiatry service and director of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, as well as research director, Memory Disorder Center of Vermont. His clinical interests include geriatrics and Alzheimer's disease, and management of behavioral complications of neuropsychiatric disease. His research covers neuropharmacology of cognitive dysfunction secondary to aging and dementia, memory disorders, changes in information processing with neuropsychiatric disease, and cognitive changes associated with menopause. His current research focuses on use of nicotine and nicotine-like drugs for treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He is also examining the role of estrogen on the brain in postmenopausal women.