Who We Are
Kenneth S. Kosik, M.D.
Founder/Executive Director, Clinical Research
Myron Dang, OTR/L
Tai Chi Instructor
Tonya Kydland, Ph.D.
Ericka Dixon, MSW
Social Worker & Counselor
Noemi "Mimi" Doohan, M.D., Ph.D.
Erin O'Rourke, OTR/L
Jeannette Gardner, LMT
Medical Records & Informatics
Rev. Bets Wienecke
CFIT Board Members
Glen W. Adams
Community activist; retired Director of Development, Westmont College
Daniel P. Burnham
Retired Chief Executive and Chairman of Raytheon Company, Waltham, Massachusetts. He joined the company in 1998 and retired as CEO in July 2003 and as Chairman in January 2004. More...
Noemi Doohan, MD, Ph.D
Noemi “Mimi” Doohan MD PhD is a board certified family physician. She attended Stanford University School of Medicine and received her family medicine training at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center in Martinez California. More...
Paul Erickson, M.D.
Chair of Psychiatry, Cottage Hospital
Thomas J. Harriman, Board Chairman
Retired engineer and businessman; advisory committee member of the Neuroscience Research Institute at the University of California of Santa Barbara.
Health Care Consultant
Kenneth S. Kosik, M.D.
Kenneth S. Kosik is an M.D. in Neurology and worldwide renowned researcher in Alzheimer's disease. Professor of Molecular Biology and Co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he was a member of Harvard Medical School for over 20 years.
Roy Martinez, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.
Attorney, businessman, and philanthropist.
Marianne Heydt Munce, JD, MBA, RD
Marianne Heydt Munce is a healthcare attorney who provides transactional and healthcare regulatory compliance advice to hospitals and numerous other healthcare providers. More...
Jerome P. Pollock
Former commercial real estate broker in San Diego, current President of Aging Strategies, a group dedicated to assisting those with Alzheimer's and associated dementia.
Tonia Donnelly Simon
Gary Wilcox is Chairman, CEO and a founder of Cocrystal Discovery, an antiviral drug discovery company. More...
Sue Wilcox is an economist and entrepreneur. She has assisted and/or co-founded several start-up biotechnology companies and is active in financial analysis and investing. More...
Founder and President of D2 Technologies, a communications company in Santa Barbara.
Scientific Advisory Board
Professor of Neurology, Mayo School of Medicine and Director of the Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota
Barbara G. Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles
Sheldon Wolf, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine. Olive View- University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
Frank M. LaFerla, Ph.D.
Chancellor’s Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior and Director of the Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia, University of California, Irvine
Alan Forsythe, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles; Retired Vice-president of Amgen
Frank Longo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford Medical School, Stanford University
Erno Daniel, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Gerontologist, Sansum-Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic
Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Alzheimer Research Forum (www.alzforum.org)
Ursula Henderson, M.D.
Psychiatrist and former Chief of Psychiatry at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara.