Allison Lindauer, Ph.D., N.P.

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Director, Outreach, Recruitment & Education, Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, School of Medicine


  • B.S.N., 1989, University of San Francisco
  • M.S.N., 1995, University of California, San Francisco
  • Ph.D., 2014, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Certifications:

    • American Nurses Credentialling Center (ANCC)

Honors and awards

  • Portland Monthly, Top Nurse Practitioner, Geriatrics - 2017
  • Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research Summer Training Workshop Scholar, Wayne State University - 2015

Memberships and associations

  • International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • The Gerontological Society of America
  • PreSERVE (Community coalition to promote health for older African Americans)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

Areas of interest

  • Dementia
  • Dementia care for under served (rural)
  • Dementia caregivers
  • African American caregivers for persons with dementia


Selected publications

  • Lindauer, A., Croff, R., Mincks, K, Mattek, N., Shofner, S., Bouranis, N., Terri, L. (in review). “It took the stress out of getting help:” The STAR-C-Telemedicine Mixed Methods Pilot, Journal of Applied Gerontology.
  • Kovaleva, M. A., Bilsborough, E., Griffiths, P. C., Nocera, J., Higgins, M., Epps, F., Kilgore, K., Lindauer, A., Morhardt, D., Shah, R. C., & Hepburn, K. (2018). Testing Tele-Savvy: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Research in Nursing & Health. Advance on-line publication. doi: 10.1002/nur.21859
  • Lindauer, A., Seelye, A., Lyons, B., Dodge, H., Mattek, N., Mincks, K., Kaye, K., Erton-Lyons, D. (2017). Dementia Care Comes Home: Patient and Caregiver Assessment via Telemedicine, The Gerontologist. 57(5):e85-e93. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw206. PubMed PMID: 28158415; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5654345
  • Lindauer, A.; Harvath, T.A. Berry, P.; Wros, P. (2016). The Meanings African American Caregivers Ascribe to Dementia-Related Changes: The Paradox of Hanging on to Loss. The Gerontologist, Aug;56 (4):733-42. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv023. PubMed PMID: 26035890
  • Lindauer, A.; Harvath, T.A. (2015). The meanings caregivers ascribe to dementia-related changes in care-recipients: A meta-ethnography. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 8(1), 39-48, doi: 10.3928/19404921-20141121-01. Epub 2014 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 25490777
  • Lindauer, A.; Harvath T. (2014). Pre-death grief in the context of dementia caregiving: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(10), 2196-2207. doi: 10.1111/jan.12411. Epub 2014 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 24702153.
  • Carter, J. H., Lyons, K. S., Lindauer, A., Malcom, J. (2012): Pre-death grief in Parkinson’scaregivers: A pilot survey-based study. Parkinson’s Disease and Related DisordersSupplement in Palliative Care, 3:S15-8. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2012.06.015. Epub 2012 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 23089242
  • Rosenfeld, A.G., Lindauer, A, Darney, BG (2005). Understanding treatment-seeking delay in women with acute myocardial infarction: Descriptions of decision-making patterns. American Journal of Critical Care, 14(4), 285-293. PubMed PMID: 15980419


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