Faculty

Gary Small, MD

Chair of Psychiatry, Hackensack University Medical Center, Behavioral Health Physician in Chief, Hackensack Meridian Health

Gary Small, MD, is Chair of Psychiatry at Hackensack University Medical Center, and Behavioral Health Physician in Chief for Hackensack Meridian Health. Prior to his move to New Jersey, he was Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA where he also directed the university’s Longevity Center. Dr. Small has studied and developed lifestyle and memory training programs for improving cognition and healthy aging, which have made available throughout the U.S. and abroad in senior centers, hospitals, and other community sites. Dr. Small has authored over 500 scientific works and received numerous awards and honors, including the American Psychiatric Association’s Weinberg Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world’s top 50 innovators in science and technology. He is the author of 12 popular books, including international bestseller, The Memory Bible.