Katherine Wild, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Dr. Wild has been part of the clinical core of the Layton Center since its inception. She is a member of the Executive Council of the Oregon Roybal Center for Aging, Technology, & Community Health (ORCATECH). She has been collaborating with other members of the Center in research on the use of in-home technology to prolong safe and independent living. Other research interests include computer-based assessment to detect early changes in cognition, and impaired insight as it relates to decision making in persons with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
As a psychologist with the Layton Center, Dr. Wild provides neuropsychological evaluations for research and clinical purposes. She leads a support group for caregivers of persons with fronto-temporal and related dementias, and has in the past led various other support groups for caregivers.
Williams College: B.A. 1978
New York University: M.A. 1980
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University: Ph.D. 1988
Phone: 503 494-6975