Dr. Gary Small

Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

UCLA Longevity Center
Professor, Psychiatry and
Biobehavioral Sciences

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Gary Small, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he is also Director of the UCLA Longevity Center. He has authored more than 400 scientific publications, as well as the international bestseller, The Memory Bible. Small's research has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine, and Newsweek, and numerous television programs (e.g., NBC's Today Show, CNN, PBS). Dr. Small is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Jack Weinberg Award from the American Psychiatric Association and the Senior Investigator Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.

In 2002, Scientific American magazine named Dr. Small one of the world's top 50 innovators in science and technology.


 

Medical Board Certifications

  • 1983, Psychiatry—American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

  • 1983, Fellowship—Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1981, Residency—Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1978, Internship—Internal Medicine, Children's Hospital of San Francisco
  • 1977, Degree—MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC