About Dr. Graff-Radford

Neill R. Graff-Radford, M.D., graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in 1973, obtained his U.K. board certification in internal medicine (MRCP) in 1977 and moved to the United States in 1978.

After completing a neurology residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Dr. Graff-Radford completed a fellowship in behavioral neurology with Dr. Antonio Damasio at the University of Iowa. He joined the University of Iowa faculty after his fellowship and remained there for seven years.

Dr. Graff-Radford joined Mayo Clinic in Florida in 1990 as an associate professor of neurology. In 1994, he was promoted to professor. From 1994 to 2004, he served as chair of the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Florida.

Dr. Graff-Radford is the principal investigator on Mayo Clinic in Florida's component of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. He has $2 million of external research funding and has authored or co-authored more than 185 peer-reviewed journal articles, more than 195 abstracts and more than 40 book chapters.