October 25, 2022

Anna Burke, MD

Anna Burke, MD, is a board certified geriatric psychiatrist, the Karsten Solheim Chair for Dementia, and the Director of the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Division at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. She also currently directs the Department of Neuropsychiatry at Barrow Neurological Institute. Barrow Neurological Institute is a world class neurological and neurosurgical institute with a mission to accept challenges, reject norms, and push boundaries. The Barrow Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Division is one of the leading clinical and research institutes in the world, championing research in neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Burke has worked extensively with patients and families suffering with neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease. Her area of expertise includes the diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders and the treatment of challenging behavioral and psychiatric disturbances that result from neurological conditions. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Burke has led the development of comprehensive multispecialty clinical care models focused on improving the quality of care for individuals with cognitive impairment and improving the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s and related dementias in the community. She is a well-respected researcher having led over 100 clinical trials of investigational therapies for Alzheimer’s and related dementias and is a well-respected author and key opinion leader in the field.