Sterling C Johnson

ADRC Associate Director; Jean R. Finley Professor of Geriatrics and Dementia

Wisconsin ADRC
K6/438, Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI, 53792

Office: (608)262-9549 x
Fax: (608)280-7165
Web: [visit personal web site]


Dr. Johnson leads the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP), a longitudinal cohort study of 1580+ people at varying levels of risk for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). He is the Associate Director and Biomarker Core Leader in the Wisconsin ADRC. Dr. Johnson is a clinical neuropsychologist with research interests in early identification of Alzheimers Disease and related disorders. He has been NIH funded for 20+ years. Current projects focus on A) the WRAP longitudinal study; B) tau and amyloid imaging in asymptomatic adults enriched with risk for AD; C) improving methods for identifying cognitive decline; D) multi-modal imaging markers of AD; E) optimize prevention trials for AD using what we have learned from WRAP.

Dr. Johnson is a professor in the Dept of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and affiliated with the following departments and centers on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
Wisconsin Institute on Aging
Neuroscience Training Program
Department of Psychology