George T. Grossberg, M.D.
|George T. Grossberg, M.D.|
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Dementia, Health Aging
1438 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
Dr. Grossberg’s professional expertise is devoted to geriatric psychiatry. In 1979 he started the first Geriatric Psychiatry program in Missouri, and in 1985, the first Alzheimer’s Disease Community Brain Bank. He is a former president of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry and Past President of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA). He has been a leader in developing mental health programs and in treatment and research in geriatrics. He is a recipient of the Missouri Adult Day Care Association Outstanding Physician Award for supporting programs that allow seniors to continue living independently or at home with their families and the Fleishman-Hillard Award for career contributions to geriatrics.
Dr. Grossberg has edited 8 textbooks and contributed over 400 articles, chapters, and abstracts to the geriatric literature. In 2007 he published the Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide. He currently serves as medical editor of CNS Senior Care; Section Editor, Geriatric Psychiatry, of Current Psychiatry; and is on the editorial boards of Demencia Hoy, the International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. He is a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry in developing protocols for central nervous system disorders in the elderly and is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia.
Dr. Grossberg has served as a consultant on nursing homes to the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, chaired the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Depression in the Nursing Home for the American Medical Directors Association, and developed educational guidelines on Alzheimer’s disease for the American Academy of Family Practice.