George T. Grossberg, MD
George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor and Director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. 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; the Fleishman-Hillard Award for career contributions to geriatrics; and the International Psychogeriatric Association Award for contributions to the field of psychogeriatrics.
Dr. Grossberg has edited 11 textbooks and contributed over 400 articles, chapters, and abstracts to the geriatric literature. In 2007, he published The Essential Herb-Drug-Vitamin Interaction Guide. In 2010, he co-authored Psychiatric Consultation in Long-Term Care: A Guide for Health Care Professionals, and in 2011 Alzheimer’s: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies.
Dr. Grossberg currently serves as Section Editor, Geriatric Psychiatry, for Current Psychiatry and Section Editor for Geriatric Psychiatry for Current Geriatrics Reports. He is on the editorial boards of Demencia Hoy, The International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinsonism, Journal of Neurology and Psychology, Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, and Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
Dr. Grossberg serves as a consultant on nursing homes to the U.S. Justice Department Civil Rights Division. Dr. Grossberg 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.