PD Dr. Dr. Michael Rapp completed his medical training at Humboldt University Berlin and his doctoral training in psychology with Paul Baltes at the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development. His main research area is the neurobiological and behavioral correlates of aging cognition, with a focus on psychosocial and behavioral determinants of cognitive aging. Dr. Rapp performed his specialty training in psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and is now the Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic of Asklepios Fachklinikum Brandenburg, an Academic Teaching Hospital of Charité Berlin. Dr. Rapp has published numerous articles and book chapters on cognitive aging, dementia, depression in old age, and is a fellow of MaxNetAging, the Max Planck Network for Aging Research. Dr. Rapp has received numerous scientific awards, including awards from the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2013