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Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS
Michael L. Freedman Professor of Geriatric Research

Medicine Population Health

Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS, holds the inaugural endowed Michael L. Freedman Professor of Geriatric Research in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine. He is Professor of Medicine and Population Health at NYU and Director of the Freedman Program on Aging and Cognition. In addition to multiple ongoing NIH clinical trials, Dr. Chodosh also leads the NYU Outreach and Recruitment Core of the NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Center and is a founding co-Director of the NYU Aging Incubator. Dr. Chodosh is a core investigator in the VA HSR&D program at the Manhattan VA. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and was on faculty as a Professor of Medicine at UCLA until he was recruited to NY in 2015.

Dr. Chodosh has held a number of leadership roles both regionally and nationally focused on healthcare policy impacting the quality of care for patients with chronic disease, particularly those with dementia. He served as Chair of the State of California Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Advisory Committee and co-chaired a statewide effort leading to the California State Plan for Alzheimer’s disease. The California Plan has provided a model for other state plans and the National Alzheimer’s Project Act. While in California, Dr. Chodosh also initiated a VA clinical video-telehealth program for rural-based Veterans with dementia known as V-CAMP, which is poised to spread nationally.

Dr. Chodosh is a clinical geriatrician and sees patients in the VA Healthcare System at the Manhattan VA. He also recently launched a joint geriatrics-neurology clinic at NYU for patients with cognitive disorders.

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