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Rhonna S. Shatz, DO

Adjunct Associate Professor

Division Director for Behavioral Neurology; Bob and Sandy Heimann Endowed Chair in Research and Education in Alzheimer's Disease

Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Doctoral Degree : Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Osteopathic Medicine)
  • Bachelor's Degree: Michigan State University (Audiology and Speech Pathology/Honors College)
  • Internship: Botsford General Hospital
  • Fellowship: St Joseph Hospital (Neuropsychology)
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital (Neurology )
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 1990-10-30)
United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Certification Date: 2012-11-30)


Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry

Contact Information
Research Interests

Treatment of patients with Cognitive difficulties and Alzheimer's disease.  

Clinical Interests

Cognitive Aging

Cognitive Disorders


Alzheimer's Disease



Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Cognition Disorders



Early Anset Dementia

Epilepsy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Lewy Body Dementia

Mad Cow Disease (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

Memory Disorders

Metabolic Brain Disease

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Multi-Infarct Dementia

Paraneoplastic Syndromes of the Nervous System

Paraphasic Error

Pick's Disease (Frontotemporal dementia)

Posterior Cortical Atrophy

Prion Disease

Pseudobulbar Palsy

Rare Cognitive Disorders

Stroke-Related Cognitive Dysfunction