Our Team at the Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center

Our skilled and experienced clinical services staff provides outstanding care for patients and families. Team members also conduct research designed to:

  • Increase understanding of aging and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Find effective treatments and support patients and their families who live with dementia.

Additional Staff and Researchers:

Benedict, Joan - Layton Center Administration
Bianchi, Allison, R.N. - Clinical Services and Clinical Research
Boise, Linda, Ph.D. - Education Core Leader
Bowman, Gene, Ph.D. - Clinical Services and Clinical Research
Bowman, Molly - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Carter, Raina - Clinical Services and Clinical Research
Clark, David - Neuropathology Core
Clay, Tera - Data Entry
Croff, Raina, Ph.D. - African American Dementia and Aging Project (AADAPt)
Dodge, Hiroko, Ph.D. - Data Core Leader
Duncan, Colette - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Fleming, Nicole - Community Brain Donor Program
Gregor, Mattie - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Guariglia, Robin - Data Core Manager
Hahn, Amanda - Data Entry
Kirkpatrick, Tiffany - African American Dementia and Aging Project (AADAPt)
Kornfeld, Judith, M.B.A. - Chief Business and Operations Officer, Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Lahna, David - Neuroimaging
Lear, Joyce ,R.N. - Clinical Services and Clinical Research, Klamath Exceptional Aging Project (KEAP)
Loree, Lisa, R.N. - Clinical Services and Clinical Research
Lyons, Bayard, Ph.D. - Education Core
Mariscal, Carina - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Mattek, Nora - Data Core/ORCATECH Statistician
Promjunyakul, Nutta-on - Neuroimaging
Ross, Rachel - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Ruhl, Mary - Education Core Research Associate
Salazar, Sylvia, N.D. - Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH)
Waggoner, Diane - Layton Center Administration
Wasserman, Dara - Oregon Brain Aging Study (OBAS)
Westaway, Shawn, Ph.D. - Biomarkers and Genetics Core
Woltijer, Randy, M.D. - Neuropathology Core Leader
Zitzelberger, Tracy - Layton Center and Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH) Administrator








Research study coordinators

  • Colette Duncan, B.S.
  • Nicole Jessey, B.S.
  • Betty Lind, B.S.
  • Dara Wasserman, B.S.