People

Nhat Bui, NP

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Nhat Bui earned her master’s degree in nursing here at UCSF in 2016. She is certified as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Nhat assists with the Alzheimer’s Dementia Research Center and clinical trial projects. She is also a member of the Behavior Management Task Force to improve management and understanding of behavioral symptoms in dementia patients.

Pavina Bumphenboon

Practice Coordinator

Pavina is a practice coordinator for the UCSF Memory and Aging Center Clinic.

Pat Callahan

Clinical Research Coordinator

Pat is a clinical research coordinator in the the Social Function Lab led by Dr. Katherine Rankin.

Jessie Carr, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Carr is a postdoctoral fellow in the Yokoyama neurogenetics lab.

Kaitlin Casaletto, PhD

Assistant Professor

Kaitlin obtained her PhD degree in Clinical Psychology from the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in 2016. She completed her clinical internship as part of the UCSF Clinical Psychology Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry, and her post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in the Department of Neurology.

Josie Castro

Practice Coordinator

Eduardo Caverzasi, MD, PhD

Associate Specialist

Dr. Caverzasi is a radiologist working as an associate specialist in the Memory and Aging Center. His research specializes in primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and dyslexia.

Anna Challet

Staff Research Associate

Anna is a speech-language pathologist completing her clinical fellowship at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center and the UCSF Dyslexia Center. Anna has a BA degree in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University and an MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. She is a former journalist. 

Marianne Chapleau

Postdoctoral Fellow & Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr. Chapleau is a clinical neuropsychologist and postdoctoral scholar at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in the Rab Lab led by Dr. Gil Rabinovici. She completed a BSc degree in psychology and a PhD degree in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Montreal. She received dual training in clinical neuropsychology and neuroimaging research. Her research interests include age-related neurodegenerative diseases, neuropathology, multimodal neuroimaging (PET, MRI) and healthy aging.

Miranda Chen

Clinical Research Coordinator

Miranda was born and raised in Palo Alto, California and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2020 with a bachelor of arts degree in molecular and cell biology. At the Memory and Aging Center, she is working as a clinical research coordinator in the Rabinovici Lab to help coordinate studies examining the utility of innovative neuroimaging techniques and other biomarkers for the improved diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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