Hoag Memorial Taps Dr. Aaron Ritter for Brain Health Program Post

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Aaron Ritter, M.D., a neurobehavioral psychiatrist, will lead California-based Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital’s degenerative brain health program.

Dr. Ritter will serve as director of the hospital’s Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program and new Center for Integrative Brain Health at Hoag’s Neurosciences Institute in Newport Beach, Calif., according to a Sept. 13 news release from the hospital.

“[Dr. Ritter will lead] a comprehensive team focused on enabling patients and caregivers to identify signs of cognitive decline as early as possible, allowing treatment and optimizing maintenance of their long-term quality of life,” Michael Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., executive medical director of the Neuroscience Institute and senior physician executive at Hoag, said in the release.

Dr. Ritter formerly held executive positions at Cleveland Clinic, where he led programs and research studies involving cognitive disorders.

By: Becker’s Behavioral Health