Dr. Elizabeth Crocco is currently an Associate Clinical Professor and Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry with added qualifications in the subspecialty of Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Crocco serves as the Medical Director of the Geriatric Medical/Psychiatric Acute Care Inpatient Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital which houses one of the largest acute care psychiatric hospitals in the U.S. As the Medical Director of the University of Miami Memory Disorder Clinic, within the University of Miami’s Center on Aging, she oversees the coordination of clinical services, interdisciplinary teaching, and community outreach for Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias in Miami and the Florida Keys. As a clinical scientist, she also participates in research on caregiving and the development of measures to diagnosis MCI and Pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease. She is also the primary investigator in multiple clinical trials involved in the treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease. She currently receives funding by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the National Institute on Aging. She also serves as the Geriatric Psychiatry Training Director at Jackson Memorial Hospital and facilitates the primary training and supervision of all geriatric psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents, medical students and other physicians/health care professionals in the field.
12:50 PM - 1:30 PM