Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Training Area: Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience|Clinical Psychology @ Queens College
Research Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging
Research Focus: Neuroscience
Alan Kluger is a Professor in the Psychology Department at Lehman College since 1998 (department chair since 2004) and has an appointment to the doctoral faculty in the Neuropsychology Doctoral Training Program at CUNY. Dr. Kluger is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He was the former Chief of Neuropsychology at the NYU-Aging and Dementia Research Center (1984 - 1998) and was a research collaborator in the Chemistry Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1984 – 1998). Dr. Kluger serves as a reviewer for psychiatry, neurology and dementia journals; and has numerous publications, grants, and ongoing projects in normal aging and dementia research, including cognitive and psychomotor evaluation, rating scale development, neuroimaging studies (CT, MRI, PET and MEG), and behavioral- and drug-treatment investigations.
Academic Interests: Neuropsychological and neuroimaging concomitants of normal and pathological aging.
Research: Early detection strategies of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease in nondemented elderly.