Judith Heidebrink, MD

Judith Heidebrink, MD, MS

Richard D. and Katherine M. O'Connor Research Professor of Neurology
Clinical Professor, Neurology


Judith Heidebrink, MD, MS enjoys using her training and experience in clinical trials to serve as a site principal investigator in the proposed Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network (POCTRN). Following her Neurology residency, she completed a fellowship in Geriatric Neurology and a master’s degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, all here at the University of Michigan. She has been involved in collaborative clinical trials in dementia for over 20 years, and has served as a clinical rater, study physician, and study PI for numerous phase I-III studies, encompassing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions. Since 2008, Dr. Heidebrink has been the University of Michigan (UM) Site PI and Steering Committee member for the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, and has led the University of Michigan's successful participation in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) since its inception.

Clinical Interests

Alzheimer's disease and other dementias


Medical School or Training

  • University of Texas Southwestern, 1991


  • University of Michigan Health System, Neurology, MI, 1995


  • Geriatrics Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, 1997

Board Certification

  • Neurology

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