Gary Epstein-Lubow, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Associate Professor of Medical Science at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University; and Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health. He is a health services investigator and geriatric psychiatrist, providing outpatient and inpatient services at Butler Hospital in Providence, RI.
Dr. Epstein-Lubow is national leader regarding dementia services delivery; he currently leads or contributes to the leadership team of dementia-related research or workforce development projects funded by the NIH, the US. Administration for Community Living, the US. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the John A. Hartford Foundation.
In Rhode Island, Dr. Epstein-Lubow co-leads the RI Office of Healthy Aging's Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative (ADPI), supported by the US HHS Administration for Community Living. This project works with state leadership including the RI Department of Health to enhance the experience of care for all Rhode Islanders living with dementia and their caregivers.
He was a 2016-17 fellow in the Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program. He also served from 2015-19 as a non-federal member of the U.S. Department of HHS Advisory Council for Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services, where he was the nonfederal lead for the clinical care subcommittee including work he organized regarding people living with dementia as stakeholders informing national research efforts for dementia care.