Soo Borson, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
BOLD Center for Excellence: Early Detection of Dementia
Soo Borson, M.D., is founding director of the Memory Disorders Program at University Medical Center and a core investigator in the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. She is past President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Gerontological Society of America, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. She has published over 100 references dealing with late-life cognitive and mood disorders in patients with neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Borson is the developer of the Mini-Cog, a brief screening tool for cognitive impairment designed for use in primary care and other non-specialist settings and approved by the National Institute on Aging and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.