Walter Kukull

Professor, Epidemiology

Dept. of Epidemiology
Box 357236
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-7236


Research Interests

Dr Kukull's research is principally in the neurodegenerative, vascular and other conditions causing dementia and cognitive impairment. These conditions include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's/Lewy body disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and cerebrovascular disease. Since 1999, as Director and PI of the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center [U01AG016976], he is closely tied to the ~30 Alzheimer's Disease Centers nationwide, funded by National Institute on Aging. In addition to NACC work, he is an investigator with a number of other NIH grants.

Epidemiology Biography


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1983

MS Psychology, Western Washington University, 1974

BA Psychology, University of Washington, 1971

In the News

Population neuroscience approach to dementia research
ASPPH, 03/08/2018

National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center Receives $19.7 Million Grant
ASPPH Friday Letter, 08/28/2014

Close Up July 2014: Walter Kukull
SPH News, 06/26/2014

UW Work Contributes To Largest International Study of Alzheimer's Genes
UW Today, 10/28/2013