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Pierre N. Tariot, MD

Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Dr. Tariot is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry with added qualifications in geriatrics.  He was as a Fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program, then served as a faculty member at the University of Rochester Medical Center and, since 2006, he has served as Director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix. He is also a Research Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His work has focused on care and study of people with and at risk for Alzheimer’s, with special emphasis on design and implementation of clinical trials for prevention and treatment, development of biomarkers, measurement and treatment of neuropsychiatric features of dementia and demonstration of effective dementia care. His experience includes conceiving, funding, and implementing single center and multicenter trials, and serving as Principal Investigator on over 50 clinical trials related to Alzheimer’s and related dementias. He has published over 400 papers on these topics including those regarding studies that have led to FDA approval of new medications. He serves as co-director of the international Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative (API). His research affiliations include the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the NIMH, and the Alzheimer’s Association and he is a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.  

Dr. Tariot has no dislosures.