University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Carey Gleason, PHD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

GERIATRICS Faculty

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSP
2500 OVERLOOK TER
MADISON, WI 53705-2254

(608) 265-1901 x11518

Education

  • California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno, California – PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio –Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geropsychology
  • University of Washington, Tacoma/VA Puget Sound Health Care System-American Lake Division Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Tacoma, Washington – Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison – MS in Clinical Investigation

Professional Activities

Dr. Carey Gleason is a faculty member of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology within the Department of Medicine, and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is a member of the Department of Medicine Research Committee, leads the Inclusion of Under-Represented Groups Core at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, serves on the board of directors for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin and is a member of the Scientific Program Committee for the Alzheimer's Association International Conference. In 2018, Dr. Gleason received a Veterans Administration Strategic Priority Team Award for her leadership in establishing the first dementia-friendly VA hospital in the U.S.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Gleason is a clinical neuropsychologist who focuses on the care of geriatrics patients with memory disorders. Her specialties include comprehensive geriatric assessments and memory assessments, and differential diagnosis of dementia.

Research Interests

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Dr. Gleason’s research aims to improve timely identification of and intervention for memory disorders in underserved communities. She is the principal or co-investigator on numerous research projects examining modifiable risk factors, including cardiovascular disease, emotional health, and social context.