Joshua D. Grill, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He is the Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) and the Associate Director of the UCI Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. He also directs its Outreach, Recruitment, and Education Core for the UCI ADRC and is the leader of the Accrual and Retention Consult Service for the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS).
Dr. Grill earned his doctorate in Neuroscience in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He hold several prominent roles in national Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial networks, including serving on the Executive Committee and as Recruitment Unit co-Leader for the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Consortium (ACTC) and as a Steering Committee member and Chair of the Internal Ethics Committee for the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS). His research is focused on clinical trial design, recruitment and retention, and research ethics across the spectrum of Alzheimer’s disease.