Gary Epstein-Lubow, EDC distinguished medical scholar and geriatric psychiatrist, is a national leader in dementia-related research and policy. Epstein-Lubow’s work focuses on enriching the lives of people living with dementia and their family members by improving the quality of dementia care and expanding access to care through workforce development and health care system transformation. His work also includes a focus on advancing health equity for groups disproportionately negatively affected by dementia due to race, ethnicity, poverty, and other factors.

Epstein-Lubow is on the leadership team to disseminate the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program. He leads or co-leads dementia-related research and systemic change initiatives funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the John A. Hartford Foundation.

Epstein-Lubow publishes extensively, contributing to the science of depression in the elderly, dementia care, family caregiver health, and suicide prevention. He is a staff psychiatrist at Butler Hospital and an associate professor at Brown University.

Epstein-Lubow holds an MD from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health.