Director, Section of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology, Dept. of Internal Medicine
Asst. Provost of Community Research
Rush University Medical Center
Dr. Martha Clare Morris is Professor of Epidemiology, Director of the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging and the MIND Center for Brain Health, and Assistant Provost of Community Research at Rush University in Chicago. She received her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Martha Clare Morris has over 20 years experience studying risk factors in the development of Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems of older persons, and in particular, how nutrition relates to these conditions. She is the lead creator of the MIND diet for healthy brain aging. She has a long history of NIH and other funding to examine dietary risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease. She is also the Principal Investigator of a multi-center randomized trial of the MIND diet to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and the author of the book, “Diet for the MIND”.