Walter Anthony Kukull, PhD

Walter Kukull

Title: Epidemiologist, Research Educator
Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

Walter Anthony Kukull, PhD, Epidemiologist and Research Educator at the University of Washington, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in epidemiology and higher education.

The founding director of the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center at the University of Washington since 1999, Dr. Kukull has amassed 35 years of professional experience in his field. Alongside his primary role, he has also been the principal investigator of the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania since 1999 and of numerous grants by the National Institutes of Health at the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of Washington since 1986. He has also served as a professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington from 1998 to 2016 and professor of neuro-epidemiology at the University of Washington from 1998 to 2015.

A contributor of several articles and abstracts to scientific journals, as well as chapters to books, Dr. Kukull is the senior associate editor of “Alzheimer’s and Dementia” and an editorial board member of “Alzheimer’s Disease and Associate Disorders.” He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Epidemiology, and the American Academy of Neurology.

In recognition of his exceptional achievements, Dr. Kukull was honored with the Golden Eagle Award from the Fraternal Order of Eagles in 1997 and the Outstanding Performance Award from the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle in 1984 and 1985. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy in epidemiology from the University of Washington.

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