Internal Advisory Committee

Phase 2

Dr. Zoltan Mari

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Edwin Oh, PhD

Associate Professor, UNLV School of Medicine and the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Keith E. Whitfield, PhD

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Professor of Psychology
President, UNLV
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Dylan Wint, MD

NV Energy Foundation Chair for Brain Health Education
Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Phase 1

Dr. Mary Croughan, PhD

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Charles Bernick, MD, MPH

Associate Medical Director
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Charles Bernick, MD, MPH, has been involved in the field of Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment for close to 30 years, beginning as the attending neurologist for the University of California, Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Center. Dr. Bernick moved to Las Vegas in 1994 to join the University of Nevada School of Medicine where he directed the development of a statewide network of Alzheimer’s disease care.
In 2009, Dr. Bernick joined the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and has guided the Professional Fighters Brain Health study, a longitudinal cohort study of professional combatants aimed at understanding the effects of cumulative head trauma on brain structure and function.He graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with a BA degree in history. He received his MD from University of Texas Southwestern, being elected to the medical honor society, alpha omega alpha. Dr. Bernick completed a neurology residency at the University of Miami, followed by a fellowship in neurology at the University of Arizona, and a Masters of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Parvesh Kumar, MD

Dr Parvesh Kumar
Professor & Chair, Department Of Radiation Oncology
Senior Associate Dean For Clinical Research
Principal Investigator, Mountain West CTR-IN
UNLV School of Medicine

Martin Schiller, PhD

Martin Schiller, PhD
Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Dylan Wint, MD

NV Energy Foundation Chair for Brain Health Education
Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health