Ricardo Salazar, MD
Ricardo Salazar is Director of Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship at Mass General Brigham program, Associate Psychiatrist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He received his MD from Pontificia Bolivariana University School of Medicine in Colombia and completed a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Joe and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine San Antonio. Dr. Salazar is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry, past President of the Faculty Council at Texas Tech University HSC EP, and active member of the Training and Education Committee for the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. He is a clinical investigator for the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment and Geriatric Psychiatrist for the Center for Brain and Mind Medicine at BWH.
Dr. Salazar`s research focuses on the biological underpinning of Alzheimer`s disease in Latinos and cross ethnic differences in the profile and severity of neuropsychiatric symptoms in the Alzheimer`s disease continuum. This work has included studies in population-based samples of Mexican Americans and large observational cohorts from the Texas Alzheimer Research and Care Consortium.